Veterinarians will also educate dog owners about the most common symptoms of heart disease: reduced willingness to walk or exercise, difficulty breathing, coughing, loss of appetite and weight loss. Dog owners can learn more at www.YourDogsHeart.com.
Free Dog Heart Checks at Dreher Dog ParkWhen:
Saturday, January 29, 2011, 1 – 5 p.m.Where:
Dreher Dog Park, 1100 Southern Boulevard in West Palm Beach (South of Summit Ave)Why:
To educate dog owners about canine heart disease Who:
Veterinary cardiologists on the Mobile Dog Heart Health Tour will perform free dog heart screenings; no appointment necessaryAbout Congestive Heart Failure in DogsThe Mobile Dog Heart Health Tour is designed to educate people about congestive heart failure (CHF) in dogs.
While there is no cure for CHF, clinical study results have shown that dogs with the condition live nearly twice as long and enjoy a higher quality of life when diagnosed and treated during the early stages of heart failure.
About Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.The Boehringer Ingelheim group is one of the world's 20 leading pharmaceutical companies. Headquartered in Ingelheim, Germany, it operates globally with 142 affiliates in 50 countries and more than 41,500 employees. Since it was founded in 1885, the family-owned company has been committed to researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing novel products of high therapeutic value for human and veterinary medicine.
In 2009, Boehringer Ingelheim posted net sales of US $17.7 billion (12.7 billion euro) while spending 21 percent of net sales in its largest business segment, Prescription Medicines, on research and development. For more information, please visit http://us.
|SOURCE Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.|
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