The Kindness of Others

Klementine O’Neil was in the business of making people smile, and how could anyone not smile looking at this sweet face. She loved coming to RMVC for her cardiology rechecks, and her visits were often followed with a touching note or some delicious snacks for her team. Sadly we lost Klementine last month, when her […]

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Teddy Heart Foundation

Teddy was a little Chihuahua that was diagnosed with Mitral Regurgitation by Dr Martin back in 2011. He was a familiar face with the cardiology department at VRCC ever since then. Teddy passed away in 2016 and his amazing owner created “Teddy’s Heart” to honor his memory. Earlier this year we received a wonderful donation […]

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Inhalant medication adminstration

Administering an inhalant medication to your pet 1. Shake inhaler well. You may shake the medication separately or while it is attached to the end of the chamber device. 2. Depress the inhalant medication per your veterinarian’s orders. It is best to do this away from your pets face to avoid startling them with the […]

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Enoxaparin (Lovenox)

Enoxaparin is a medication that is primarily used to help reduce the risk for intra-vascular (in blood vessels) clot formation secondary to other systemic illness.  Enoxaparin is a low-molecular weight heparin and works to inhibit the body’s natural clotting mechanisms.  In doing so, cats and dogs with certain types of heart disease or endocrine disease, […]

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Commonly prescribed cardiology medications

 ACEinhibitors (Enalapril, Benazapril) ACEinhibitors (ACEi) are commonly used medications used as adjunct therapy in the treatment of heart disease. In instances of significant heart disease, hormonal changes in the body result in increased sodium and water retention that may contribute to increased fluid retention and blood pressure. These medications are intended to blunt this hormonal […]

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Medical Supply Businesses

South Denver Locations YOUCAN TOOCAN Home Medical Supply Plaza De Monaco Condominiums 6460 E Yale Ave Denver, CO 80222 ph 303-759-9525 Major Medical Supply 405 North Union Blvd., #E Colorado Springs, CO 80909 Ph 719-475-1236 Fax 719-475-1239 Hours M-F 8:30am-5pm Major Medical Supply 7000 N. Broadway Ste 412, Denver, CO 80221 Ph 303-403-4655 Fax 303-403-1953 […]

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