MEDICAL

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A Puppy in Bed

Some reasons your pet needs to see a veterinarian:

  • Abnormal urination (more or less than usual)

  • Accidents in the house (urine or feces)

  • Allergies

  • Avoiding normal activities

  • Change in appetite

  • Change in behavior

  • Constipation

  • Coughing

  • Crying or whining

  • Diarrhea

  • Disorientation

  • Drooling excessively

  • Ear discharge

  • Exercise intolerance

  • Eye discharge

  • Hiding

  • Lethargy or sleeping more

  • Limping

  • Nasal discharge

  • Signs of blood in vomit or feces

  • Skin problems

  • Sneezing

  • Stumbling

  • Vomiting

  • Yellow mucous membranes or skin

Emergency reasons your pet needs to see a veterinarian immediately:

  • Bleeding

  • Bone fractures

  • Burns

  • Collapse

  • Drug exposure or ingestion

  • Dystocia (signs of dystocia)

  • Electrocution

  • Extreme pain

  • Facial swelling

  • Heat stroke

  • Hives

  • Inability to urinate

  • Loss of consciousness

  • Neurologic abnormalities

  • Non-productive retching

  • Pale or Blue mucous membranes

  • Prolapsed organs (eg, eye, uterus, penis, rectum)

  • Rapid abdominal distension

  • Rattlesnake bite

  • Repeated vomiting

  • Respiratory distress

  • Seizures

  • Smoke inhalation

  • Toxin exposure or ingestion

  • Trauma (eg, bite wounds, hit by car)

  • Weakness

Couch Cat Under Blanket

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