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Shock Due to Decrease in Circulation in Dogs



Treatment will need to be administered on an inpatient basis. Fluid therapy will be given immediately to increase the dog's circulation volume and flow. Ongoing monitoring of the dog's heart rate, pulse, respiratory rate, urine output and body temperature will be taken to ensure a successful recovery. Also, therapeutic steps will be taken to restore the dog's blood volume and circulation levels. If the dog's body temperature has dropped severely, warming techniques will be used immediately.


Living and Management


There are several possible complications of this medical condition, including electrolyte disturbances, anemia, low protein levels (hypoproteinemia), abnormal cardiac rhythms, and cardiac arrest.




There are no known preventative measures for this medical condition.



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