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Koko’s battle with heart failure

One in seven dogs in Australia are living with congestive heart failure, and their owners may not even know it. Check out our video on this silent killer and discover the signs that will tell you if your best mate is at risk.

Congestive heart failure is an insidious disease that can go unnoticed for a long time, unnecessarily shortening your dog’s life. Fortunately there are effective treatments we can use to limit the symptoms and give your pet a longer, active life. Call the clinic on 03 5756 2444 for more information.

As part of the Boehringer Vetmedin Healthy Hearts for Dogs campaign, Nelson Woss, producer of the hit film, Red Dog, and owner of Koko, the movie’s canine star, is urging dog owners to have their pets checked for early signs of heart failure. Drop into the clinic to learn more — and to find out how you can win an iPad Mini. You can also check out his video on this silent killer on YouTube and discover the signs that will tell you if your best mate is at risk.

Further general info on heart disease in dogs is also available here.