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Top 10 Reasons Dogs Visit the Vet

  1. Allergies
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Ear infections
  4. Routine visit (vaccines)
  5. Dental disease
  6. Lameness
  7. Urinary problems
  8. Weight issues
  9. Lumps/bumps
  10. Vomiting

Top 10 Reasons Cats Visit the Vet

  1. Routine visits
  2. Urinary problems
  3. Vomiting
  4. Hair loss
  5. Weight issues
  6. Diarrhea
  7. Behavior
  8. Sneezing
  9. Lameness
  10. Dental disease

Top 5 Vet Emergencies

  1. Hit by Car
  2. Blocked urinary tract
  3. GDV
  4. Toxicities
  5. Eye trauma

In Pet Emergencies, Get to the Vet ASAP!

The outcome of many injuries can be much improved if proper care is given while on the way to the veterinary hospital. Call your vet right away if you’re not sure. Also, be sure you have the phone number of a 24 hour vet service, or get a recommendation from your vet in case the emergency happens during off hours.

In certain cases, such as heat stroke, uncontrolled hemorrhage, and choking, minutes count so do not waste precious time treating your animal. Go directly to the hospital.

 

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The contents of this website such as text, graphics, images, etc. are for informational use only. The context is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of a veterinarian with any questions you have regarding your pet's condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay care based on information obtained on The Web Pet Doctor.

Seek care immediately in any case of an emergency. If uncertain whether the pet is experiencing an emergency, err on the side of safety and seek veterinary care.

The Web Pet Doctor does not endorse any specific test, veterinarian, product, procedure, or opinion. To rely on this site is solely at your own risk. Information within this website is intended to supplement, not substitute for, veterinary care.

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