Is It a Pet Emergency?

Smart look and thongueWhen a pet suddenly behaves differently or seems under the weather, it is hard not to panic and assume that it is a pet emergency. Thinking back, there may have been a time or two when you panicked over a one-time vomiting incident, and it turned out to be a hairball. But, then again, vomiting can also be a warning symptom of a more serious illness or poisoning situation.

It’s difficult when our fur friends cannot communicate with us directly. Knowing a pet companion may be experiencing an illness, and yet also wondering how on earth to tell when this occurs, can be unsettling. Some symptoms, after all, are not as overt as a physical injury. Continue…