It has been a month since Bentley had his ultrasound on his heart..the teck said a month ago it was a grade 5/6 heart murmur..my vet said last night it is a grade 4 just like she heard befor..she said it s no better but know worse..Bentley shows no signs of being sick..we will go back in another month to see what is sounds like..we will continue to go once a month till he is done growing..On the 4th of November he will be 5 months old he weighed in last night at 28.7lbs..my baby is getting big..please continue to keep Bentley in your prayers..
Sending prayers your way...
BTW what do they do for a heart murmur for dogs? Just monitor him?!!
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Hoping for the best for your baby and hope it will improve some as he gets older.
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if it's just a murmur, I'm not sure what they do. I have two who were diagnosed with murmurs then it was finally diagnosed as pulmonic stenosis (PS). One is on meds, the other not.
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Ahh heart murmurs the bane of my existence!!! Tubby was diagnosised with one from his first vet check and they knew right away it wasn't a puppy murmur. He has remained steady at a level 4. We did the ultra sound and they said there is a hole in one of the tubes so some blood spirts out of it. They said he would live a perfectly happy life and we could reultra sound him at 1 but we have no plans to because he shows no signs out any distress. In fact I think the hole somehow has enhanced his performance and speed LOL Bentley will be in our prayers because I remember the mental break down I had when the vet gave us the diagnosis. Truly one of the worst moments of my life till I pulled myself back together and started to research
Tubbys was diagnosised as Ventricular septal defect
Last edited by TubbysMom; 10-22-2013 at 12:32 PM.
Hang in there! I wish I could offer some advice too but I know nothing about a grade 4/5. Our pitty Ace had a heart murmur and it never gave him any problems. It had a be a low grade. Bentley's in my prayers.
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Bentley's in our prayers. He is such a cutie!