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12 Pet Health Warning Signs

12 Pet Health Warning Signs

If your companion animal has any one of the following symptoms persistently, or displays a combination of several, it should be seen by a veterinarian.

Find out the 12 warning signs so that you can better protect your petís health, here:

* Persistent cough
* Inflammation (for example, of the skin, ears, eyes)
* Discharge (from any body opening)
* External bleeding
* Lump under the skin
* Continuing pain or tenderness
* Loss of appetite (partial or complete)
* Weight loss
* Persistent vomiting
* Persistent diarrhea
* Fever
* Lethargy, depression

Read more: Pets, Everyday Pet Care, Remedies & Treatments

Adapted from City Dog, by Patricia Curtis (Lantern Books, 2002). COpyriht (c) 2002 by Patricia Curtis. Reprinted by permission of Lantern Books.
Adapted from City Dog, by Patricia Curtis (Lantern Books, 2002).

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3:33PM PDT on Aug 17, 2013

Thanks for the info.

11:14AM PST on Feb 11, 2013

Thank you.

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12:25AM PDT on Aug 10, 2012

thank you

3:00AM PDT on Aug 5, 2012

Thanks for info. Very important that people should be aware of this (sorry about typo in first comment)

2:59AM PDT on Aug 5, 2012

Thanks for info. Very important that people shoild be aware of this

12:58AM PDT on Jul 13, 2012

Thank you for the valuable information.

12:37PM PDT on Jul 12, 2012

Thank you

4:57AM PDT on May 21, 2012

Thank you, great article..

10:38PM PDT on May 20, 2012

Thank you!

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