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Hearty-Heart for Dogs

Vet formulated natural herbal supplement for canine heart health, heart diseases, heart conditions, and cardiovascular disorders in dogs

NHV Hearty Heart is an effective, gentle, and natural herbal remedy that supports and maintains healthy heart function in dogs

  • Promotes heart health in dogs
  • Helps symptoms of heart conditions in dogs, like coughing and difficulty breathing
  • Helps your dog with energy levels, so they can exercise and play
  • Boosts blood flow to your dog's heart, while maintaining the required flow
  • Helps your dog with anxiety and restlessness
  • A natural aid for general circulation issues in your dog, and pulmonary function

1 bottle = 3.4oz (100ml)

1 bottle = 100 day supply for a small-medium sized dog.

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Did you know that over 10% of animals have some form of cardiovascular disease; or that congestive heart failure (mitral valve issues) affect 20-40% of dogs? The cardiovascular system of your dog is made up of the heart, artery, and veins. The three most common heart health issues with dogs are chronic heart failure, cardiomyopathy, and heart failure. If your dog is diagnosed with heart health issues, it will be a condition that they may have to live with for the rest of their lives.  

You can, however, help support your pet’s heart function, vitality and overall well-being with NHV's heart health herbal supplement, “Hearty Heart”. This vet approved, vet formulated all natural herbal supplement is both gentle and powerful. Hearty Heart is formulated with herbs that provide support for your dog's heart, their valves, and their pulmonary system. This combination of botanicals may improve blood flow, ease coughing, improve breathing, and help with appetite; it will also aid with other symptoms of dog heart conditions like weakness, restlessness, and anxiety. 

 

 

To be taken twice daily.

1 drop for every 2 lb of body weight twice a day up to 50 lb. This is the minimum dosage. Some pets may require a larger dosage due to their metabolism. You can safely double the recommended dosage.

Determine your pet’s weight and then use the easy chart below to determine the correct dose.

CLICK TO ENLARGE IMAGENHV Dosage Chart

Pet's Weight Dosage
0 - 24 lbs 0.5 mL
25 - 49 lbs 1.0 mL
50 - 74 lbs 1.5 mL
Over 75 lbs 2.0 mL

How to Administer
Shake well before use. The easiest method is to use the dropper provide and places the drops into your pet’s food or favorite treat. You can also use the dropper and squirt directly into the pet’s mouth.

Some pets can be finicky, if this occurs consider hiding the drops in foods most pet’s love such as fish, chicken or yogurt or a favourite treat. If your pet only eats dry food then soak a few kibbles at feeding time.

For Best Results
Herbal dietary supplements are beneficial to the health and wellbeing of your pet and are safe for long-term use. Every pet responds to natural herbal supplements differently, therefore it is important to be consistent and administer the product daily. Supplements generally take two to four weeks to take effect, however this will vary from one animal to the next.

Product Storage
All NHV Natural Pet Products are pure herbal extracts and contain no artificial additives, preservatives or coloring. Shelf life after opening is 6 months and must be refrigerated after opening.

Cautions and Contraindications
Do not use Hearty-Heart in pregnant or nursing animals. Speak to your vet before using our products. A second visit is recommended if your pet’s condition does not improve, or deteriorates after continued use of the supplements.

All information provided by NHV Natural Pet Products is for educational purposes only.

Hawthorne – the most powerful herb for the heart health in dogs. Hawthorn acts as a cardio tonic, which helps stabilize the heart’s activity based on what a dog’s heart needs; either to be stimulated or reduced. Hawthorn has traditionally been used for heart failure, heat palpitations, heart weakness, and for the circulatory system.  This herb works by dilating the vessels and the coronary arteries, which improves the metabolic process and the blood supply to the heart and the rest of the body. Hawthorn may help with regulating your dog’s heart rate, coronary flow, and blood pressure. It also has a soothing and sedative effect that helps reduce stress.

Balsam Poplar – Encourages circulation and supports blood flow.  Balsam Poplar has historically been used in North America by indigenous peoples for coughs, respiratory issues, and as a food for horses.   This herb has strong anti-inflammatory and pain relieving properties.  

Hops – Helps relax tension and anxiety while supporting circulation. This herb has calming, mild diuretic, and digestive properties. Study’s have found that it helps dogs with restlessness and anxiety when experiencing physical stress.

Valerian Root – Beneficial for heart palpitations and regulates the nervous system.  It is a genital sedative that work on the nervous system by helping to calm a dog without making a pet drowsy.  Valerian has been used by herbalist to help with anxiety and insomnia.

Woody Betony – This herb is one of the most valued in herbal medicine and has been used for decades for various  ailments. It acts as mild stimulant to the heart. Woody Betony is a nerve tonic that nourishes and builds vital energy. It contains glycosides, which may help reduce blood pressure in canines. 

Mistletoe – This plant is considered to be a sacred plant and was called“all-heal by the Celtic people.  The parts used are the leaves and stems. Mistletoe has a long history in herbalism.  It is used for blood pressure, and to lower the heart rate, helps with anxiety, restlessness and helps with energy.  Studies show that the herb Mistletoe has been used for various cancers as well. 

Lobelia –  Causes immediate relaxation and expansion of the respiratory system that allows oxygenated blood to flow freely. It eases coughs brought on by heart issues.

Motherwort – Has a strengthening effect, especially on a weak heart. It is considered to be a mild sedative with relaxing properties.  Motherwort has been used in herbal preparations to help ease heart palpations and rapid heart rates.  It is a cardiotoinc, which has traditionally been used to improve blood flow and to support heart health. 

Pulsatilla – this herb  is know to be antispasmodic which is considered to be beneficial in relaxing the heart muscle and helps sooth and relieve coughing.    

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sunyu - korea | June 15, 2017

I am growing a poodle on a 3.5kg fourteen-year-old. He was diagnosed with Cushing 's in February 2016 and his blood pressure had risen to 180. I heard that the heart sound is normal, but the heart size is a little big. So I ordered HEARTY-HEART. About two months later, he was told that his blood pressure went down to 140 in a hospital checkup. And I was diagnosed that the heartbeat was still normal. I do not know if this is the product, but I am very satisfied. I currently buy two bottles. I hope you have good news from this regular checkup. *

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Luciana - Australia , Melbourne | May 20, 2017

thanks so much for this product! my dog has been doing well since taking this hearty heart supplement. he is more active now and his doctor also said his condition has improved much. he is back to eat alots, playing, barking and i almost forget if he has heart failure. thanks! i hope my dog will live long long n longer. if you have problem like this you should not hesitate to try this product! Don't give up on your dogs!! Thanks NHVnatural. *

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Cindy T. - Sale Creek, TN | May 8, 2017

I had wanted to put Joey (turning 14 in August) on Hearty Heart last Fall but due to his cough medicine for his trachea collapse we could not. It was very hard to distinguish his trachea cough from his heart cough, however starting in March it appeared his cough medicine was no longer working. After consulting with his regular vet, she agreed to discontinue his cough medicine which then made using Hearty Heart an option. He took his first dose on a March 30th and he began to feel better almost immediately, He continues to take his regular meds of [pharmaceutical medications] but he has quality of life back again. His energy is like that of a young dog but we still have to try to keep him calm due to his trachea. He is no longer restless at night and his anxiety has definitely decreased which also helps his trachea. Thank you NHV for all of your products, your help and your patience. *

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Q - California | April 18, 2017

I have not seen improvement so far. It may be a little expensive. I will write back if I see improvement. I have not given up on this product yet. *

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Marta - Miami, Florida | April 12, 2017

hearty heart has helped my 14 year old Lhasa Apso very much. I decreased the conventional medicine dosage and he has more energy , is happier and not anxious. I thank the staff at NHV products for your guidance and patience with all my questions. *

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Naomi - Hillsborough new jersey | March 26, 2017

I love this product and truly feel that it has saved my dogs life *

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Angela HJ Kim - Seoul | March 20, 2017

It has been just 2 weeks since I've given Hearty-Heart to my 13 year old doggie. He has suffered from Stage C of Heart failure for over an year so that his cough could been usually observed. But after we started this remedy, he rarely coughs and looks so good and comfortable. I hope the more he takes, the better. *

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jtreynolds61 - Florissant, Missouri | March 15, 2017

We've had great results with Heart-Heart! Our (approximately) 12-to-13 year-old rescue Border Collie Jake was diagnosed with a Grade 3 systolic heart murmur during his annual check-up in October of 2016. I researched quite a few options of treatment, and decided to give NHV's Hearty-Heart a try. Within a short time, Jake seemed to be panting less, and his cough almost completely disappeared! He has good energy, and rarely skips meals now. His back-end muscle weakness is noticeably better, too. I truly believe NHV gets the credit, because the only time it seems we hear him cough is if we've missed a dose of Hearty-Heart. The first 6 years of his life were rough from what we know - chained outside in northern Illinois with little shelter and heaven-only-knows what kind of food and care. His foster Mom nursed him back to better health, and we've now had him almost 6 years. He's big for a BC, averaging around 55 pounds. He gets regular veterinary care and great food. We're looking forward to his next check-up to see if we've held the murmur at 3, or if maybe even reversed it! Thanks so much, NHV! Judy, Doug and Jake Reynolds *

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seungyeon kim - 134 Liberty St. Hackensack NJ 07601 | March 9, 2017

The Hearty Heart is being eaten at a preventive level. He's becoming more active. *

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jmwallace22 - TN | February 5, 2017

I have used hearty heart for the last 2 years as part of the protocol for my 14 year old dog, Scout, who was diagnosed with heart disease. These products were recommended to be used with his prescriptions by his vet and I believe they have really helped him. Would definitely recommend! *

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Brent - Brooklyn, NY | January 18, 2017

I give this to my 13.5 year old Boston Terrier twice a day who was diagnosed with CHF and arrhythmia 6 months ago. Her most worrisome symptom from heart disease was syncope. Late at night Asta would fall over, arch her back, moan loudly in distress, blank out, then pee on herself. These episodes are significantly less severe and frequent since hearty heart. Instead of every 2-3 wks she's only had two attacks in the past 3 months. One of the attacks also coincided with missing her evening dose. Asta has also been on enalapril and lasix prior to hearty heart but those meds didn't seem to have the same positive results. *

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Jessica J. - Citrus Heights, Ca | September 3, 2016

I can't even tell you how incredible this stuff works. My dog was diagnosed with a heart murmur A few years ago & because of his age they told me he wouldn't live long. Well it's been 2 years since his diagnosis & he's still going strong but I could tell he was starting to feel the effects. His cough was getting worse, he was increasingly uncomfortable at night & pacing,breathing heavy especially after getting up or with a little bit of activity. It hurt me to see him that way & I didn't want to take him to the vet where they would tell me it's time to let him go. So I found this stuff, read the reviews & it is EVERYTHING everyone says it is. My sweet oldie is not struggling to breathe anymore, he doesn't pace at night & the cough is nearly gone. Not to mention he has perked up & is so much more alert. This amazing stuff gave me my dog back & I hope to have more good years with the best dog on this planet! Thank you!!!! *

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cmelliott - Philadelphia, Pa | March 22, 2016

I have an older shepherd who'd been suffering with all the symptoms of congestive heart failure (coughing, low energy, muscle weakness) and I thought I'd try this (I am not usually in favor of pharmaceutical drugs since they fix one problem while causing another usually). Anyway, this has been a godsend for my Charley. He had gotten so bad he couldn't go for a walk and could barely get down my front steps to pee. With him only on Hearty Heart for 1 month, he's made amazing progress. He seems happy again, eating well again, can take normal walks again (albeit slow), and his hacking, heavy breathing has reduced greatly. I give the herbs to him in a bowl of milk with a raw egg beat into it twice a day or more if he needs it. This combination has brought my dog renewed life and bought us more time with him and I'm eternally grateful for coming upon this product. Shipping was super fast too (got to me in 2 days). *

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Sharon - Montana | August 20, 2015

This product has tremendously helped my 13 1/2 yr old poodle with her screeching cough. She was diagnosed with congestive heart failure and her enlarged heart irritated her trachea. When the vet put her on a narcotic cough medicine, she vomited for 3 days. SInce I already was using Hearty Heart, (which by the way has my little dog acting playful and happy again), I decided to return to your site to see if something could help her persistent cough. Thankfully, I found this respiratory aid/cough medicine to try. Your staff thought the respiratory aid would help her trachea irritation. She has been on this respiratory aid for 3 weeks and I see a huge improvement. We now all have peaceful nights of sleep without coughing spells! *

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Tomi J - Newport, CA | May 5, 2015

I want to tell you what the NHV products have done for Black Boy!!We have had our 14 year old long-haired dachshund Black Boy on NHV products for nearly 2 years now. We have him on Resp-Aid, Milk Thistle, Hearty Heart & Supraglan. We believe that these products have given him a longer life-span(he will be 15 on August 22nd) & helped him in his battle with a bad heart-murmur..Cushings & liver issues. *

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Rocket & Emily - Kansas | April 23, 2015

I have two older dogs. Rocket is 13 and weighs 80 lbs. Emily is 15 and weighs 15 lbs. Rocket started having fainting spells, which is known in the boxer breed. He is part collie and part boxer. After taking him to the vet, I started looking for some home remedies or herbal remedies for Rocket. Emily is very overweight for her breed and has developed a cough with heavy breathing after excertion. So when I came across Hearty Heart, I thought this would be good for both dogs. I orderd some and started giving it to both of them. Their enegry level went up, they are both eating and drinking on a regular basis and seem to be doing very well. I am very pleased with Hearty Heart and will be ordering more. I would and will highly recommend this product to my friends and family!! *

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Oscar - USA | April 16, 2015

My 9 year old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel developed a heart murmur 1 year ago. He started having a cough related to his heart being enlarged and pressing on his trachea. After switching vets and being told he had a Stage 4-5 heart murmur (but not CHF) he put him on a low dose of lasix and also low dose Benazepril, also telling me to give him Tussigon if he was coughing a lot. Oscar was still occasionally coughing so I started looking for other natural alternatives online. I came across Hearty Heart I purchased it, then decided I would take it to my vet (assuming he would tell me it wouldn't really help). He looked at the bottle & ingredients and encouraged me to try it along with his current prescription drugs, incidentally telling me he wasn't really in favor of drugs (he's European) and was already giving him much lower doses than he should actually receive. It's been a little over a month and Oscar is rarely coughing (I suddenly realized I haven't given him a cough tablet in over 2 weeks) and is energetic and back to his normal self. Very pleased with this product! Highly recommend (and also recommend consulting with your vet prior to usage). *

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Anna - Washington | May 16, 2013

I use Hearty Heart 2 times a day for my 8 yr old Chorkie with stage 5 heart murmur. It took a week to kick in but when it did he lost his belly bloat and became alot more alert and active! He runs, plays and acts like a healthier pet! After talking to my vet about 'human' heart meds for his final stages I refused to pump chemicals into his tiny body. I'm very happy with the results and Peanuts seems to be too! He's a very picky eater and doesnt mind the flavor at all! I cant wait for his next check up! Thank you Hearty Heart!!! *

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S. Church - Connecticut | May 16, 2013

My 10 year old mini schnauzer was diagnosed with a heart murmur last year of a 3-4 (on the scale of 1-6) Six being the worst. Then two months ago the same vet found that the murmur had worsened to a level 5-6. I started him on Hearty Heart, which he has been on for 7 weeks, with vitamin E, raw meat and veggie diet. 
Yesterday I took him to the vet for a check up. His heart is much stronger and the murmur is at a 4. I am so grateful. *

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Millie - Ohio | May 16, 2013

Millie is a 12 year old Chinese Crested. In January of 2012 she developed an awful cough. she was restless, her breathing was labored and she kept us up all night coughing & pacing . The vet said it was her heart. He tried 2 different medications but they did not help. So, I ordered Hearty Heart and WOW, within a couple of weeks NO more coughing. She is back to her normal self. She acts like she did 5 years ago, she plays with the other dogs and sleeps through the night.I do not have any trouble giving it to her. First thing when she gets up, she goes to the refrigerator sits and waits for me to give it to her. It is like she knows that is what has made her better. I would recommend this to anyone who has a dog with heart problems . THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR GIVING US OUR MILLIE BACK! *

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