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Dog and Puppy First Aid: Cardiac Problems

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This is not meant as a substitute for veterinary care.
Always seek help from your vet after an emergency.

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Signs
1. Collapse, Weakness, Bluish/Grey gum color
2. Rapid/Slow Heart rate
3. Coughing
4. Respiratory distress
5. Increased Respiratory Rate
6. Vomiting

Actions
1. Stay Calm and sooth your dog
2. Call your vet IMMEDIATLEY!
3. Take them to a vet.
4. Try to limit their movement in the car.

For further reading please see FIRST AID AND EMERGENCY CARE