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These are medications for heart issues, also known by their full title, Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitors.  These are used for both hypertension as well as other heart disease.  The blood pressure changes that these cause work on dogs as well, so that ingestion of large amounts can cause low blood pressure.  The medication has mild to moderate effects so a large dose is required to cause real concern .  Additional factors of renal or cardiac issues that the dog is suffering from can cause complications.  Symptoms can include:

  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Increased Water Intake
  • Increased Urination
  • Hypotension
  • Collapse
  • Renal Complications