Posted by Lora Shaw on April 11, 2023
As a pet owner, it’s a terrible feeling when your pet becomes ill. It can overwhelm you and cause physical, mental, and financial burdens on your everyday life. At the end of the day, your pet’s health is a priority, and you play a key role into their health since you know them best, so having the information you need to help them is vital.
Whether you are currently dealing with a sick pet or just want to be proactive for the future, check out our info on what to look out for and how to be the best support system for your furry friend as they heal.
It can sometimes be hard to tell if your pet is in pain since they can’t verbally communicate that to you. If you have a sense that your pet may not be feeling very well, one of the most important things you can do is keep an eye out for common symptoms.
While some pets can be quite good at masking their symptoms, you will likely notice changes in their typical activity levels or personality. Some common symptoms that indicate your pet may be sick include:
If you’re wondering about how to care for your sick dog or cat, the first step is getting medical advice and help by taking them to the veterinarian. The doctors will be able to give you a better understanding of issues, as well as how you can properly care for your pet.
In terms of handing care daily for your sick pet, some tips include:
Additionally, we make sure that in the case your pet shows signs of being sick, we will take them to your personal veterinarian because we understand nobody knows how to care for a sick dog or cat better than your own vet.
Nobody likes seeing their pet under the weather, but hopefully by following the steps listed above you’ll have them back to their old selves in no time. Once your pet is feeling better, reward them with a playful day at Pet Palace alongside our friendly staff and their furry friends!
At Pet Palace, we want to give you true peace of mind while you’re away from your pet, and we do that by offering a unique model with your pet’s safety and comfort in mind. Offering services such as dog or cat boarding, pet day care, and grooming, we can give your pet the love and personal attention they deserve while you’re away.
Contact our team today to learn more about all we offer!
About the author
Lora Shaw is currently the Vice President of Operations at Pet Palace.