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Old February 25th, 2011, 07:30 PM
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Heart Murmurs aren't always you know, a death sentence or anything, but being that the pup was sold to you in that condition and they didn't mention anything about that means that pup has never been to a vet before. With an ethical breeder the pups will get checked out 2 or 3 times before they go to their new home... and 7 weeks is too young to be away from the family anyways. So all those things combined just leave me to believe you are in for a lifetime of problems with this guy.

I don't know of pet health insurance in Canada, but I have to reiterate to look into it. Make sure you get one that covers genetic problems & surgery, because if he is already limping he may need several surgeries when he is older. My rottie needed hip replacement and other surgeries and physical therapy. We spent about $10,000 on her with all the problems (these are in 1998-ish dollars).
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