Pets can suffer from a variety of common problems. Fortunately, most are usually simple to remedy. It's important for pet owners to pay attention to their pets and look for any unusual behaviors. If ignored, these issues can sometimes become serious. You should contact a veterinarian about any unusual symptoms. If you live in the Murrieta area, our veterinarians at Old Town Veterinary Hospital are here to help. We are a full-service pet clinic that can help with common pet problems such as:
One of the most common pet problems is these easy-to-get pests. Luckily, they are ways to get rid of and even avoid these pests altogether. Signs to look for include:
Contact your vet if your pet is experiencing any of these signs. Shampoo, spray, pills, or a topical medicine may be given to kill the fleas and their eggs. The easiest way to avoid fleas is to get flea prevention medication at the yearly pet exam.
At some point, one of these unpleasant stomach issues will strike your pet. Most of the time, it's nothing serious to worry about. Your pet may have eaten something that disagreed with it. It may have a 24-hour virus just like humans get. Just let your pet rest. Make sure it has access to plenty of fresh water. Dehydration can occur quickly with diarrhea and vomiting. If it persists for more than 24 hours, call your vet.
An allergy is the body's response to any number of foreign materials. Just like humans, your pets can have reactions to things like:
Our veterinarians at Old Town Veterinary Hospital know how much your pet means to you. Our caring staff wants to help you keep your pet in top shape. Call our team today at (951) 698-3200.
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