Monday, September 23, 2013

Some Top Tips for General Pet Health

To ensure your pet’s health in the coming years, it is very important for you to visit their vet for at least once a year. Pet health symptoms provide indicators about the status of your pet’s health, but having vaccines from time to time from their vet would still be needed to keep the supervision on their health through the lab tests. By doing such, diseases and other illnesses can be prevented with the possibility of getting them cured from any illness at the same time.

You might also want to prevent the spreading of illness to those people who you care about since there are diseases that can be passed on to humans.

To be particularly aware of the symptoms, here are a few things that you could do with for your observation:

     Coat should be shiny and soft
     The mouth should not have a bad odor
     There should be no sign of sneezing, crusty drainage and runniness in your pet’s nose
     The stool should be compact and not bloody or runny
     There should be no pain, strain and stumbling that should be felt by your dog when running, jumping and playing
     Your pet should have a clear-free eyes
     Your pet’s ear should be free from odor, debris and clean
     No behavioral changes should be present

Pet health symptoms above can all be applied to any of your pets but some are more specific on serious health issues like excessive eating, scratching, drooling, lethargy and excessive thirst, for cats and weight loss and loss of appetite, for dogs.

These are fatal indicators and could cost you dearly if not properly taken care of. Recognizing these signsare also important for you when seeking for medical assistance for your pets. The pains of pets are much different than people’s. Dogs may whine, yelp and could turn vicious. Some of them may seem to tolerate a severe kind of pain without us knowing that they are already suffering too much. So we should really be aware of these behaviors.


If you’d like to enjoy the lifespan of your pet, learning to watch for their health is extremely necessary.

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