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There is no greater feeling than seeing your pet content and happy. On this blog, our number one aim is to provide you with all of the info and tools you need to make sure your pet is safe and happy. We will be looking at all kinds of different pets such as dogs, cats, rabbits, and hamsters. We will also look at more exotic pets such as snakes and tropical fish. Everything you read here is the result of hours of research by pet owners just like you. We aren't experts but we are guided by our love of animals.


Making Sure Your Pet Is Happy

Don't Wait: Signs Your Pets Need Veterinary Services

Leslie West

If you have pets, you need to focus on their health. Pets can't use words to let you know when something is wrong. For that, you need to pay attention to the way they look and act. Not all health issues need emergency care. But, all pet health issues do need veterinary care. If you're not sure you should take your pet to the vet, read the list provided below. If your pet is experiencing any of the issues described here, take them to a vet as soon as you can. 

They've Lost Their Appetite

If your pet has lost their appetite, start looking at its diet. There are a couple of things that can affect your pet's appetite. If your pets spend a lot of time outside, they could be finding another food source. This is especially true for outdoor cats. Some outdoor cats will roam the neighbourhood looking for food. Next, try a different type of food. Your pet might have grown tired of its food. If those issues aren't a problem, visit a vet. Your pet might have a health problem that's affecting its appetite. 

They've Developed a Limp

If your pet has developed a limp, the first thing you should do is check their paws. They could have a wound that needs to get treated. Next, check their nails. If nails are too long, they can curl into the pads. Finally, check your pet's legs for signs of an injury. If you notice any of those issues, visit a veterinarian as soon as you can. If you can't see signs of injury, you should still take your pet in for veterinary services. They could have a hidden health issue that will need treatment. 

They're Losing Their Hair

If your pet is losing its hair, look at the calendar. Many pets shed their winter coats during the spring. If it's not spring, you should take your pet to the veterinarian. Pets can lose their hair for a variety of reasons. Some reasons include allergies, mange, and infections. Luckily, most causes of hair loss can get treated through veterinary services. But, you do need to get treatment for your pet's hair loss right away. 

Their Gums are Bleeding

If your pet's gums are bleeding, you might think it's a minor dental issue. But, there could be other reasons why your pet's gums are bleeding. Cancer, kidney disease, and infections can also cause your pet's gums to bleed. As soon as you see bleeding from your pet's gums, schedule veterinary services for them.