Sick as a Dog: Top 7 Medical Reasons for Your Pet to See the Vet

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Bladder Infection
The most common reason cat owners brought their cat to the vet was due to bladder infections. How do I know if my pet has this? Some warning signs include ... more 
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Bladder Infection
The most common reason cat owners brought their cat to the vet was due to bladder infections. How do I know if my pet has this? Some warning signs include frequent urination, urinating outside the litter box and a foul smell, according to Cat World
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No one likes going to the doctor. Not only because it usually means you're sick or injured, but also because well, doctor's visits are not cheap if you're in the United States. Same thing goes for pet owners in the U.S. - there are many ailments, injuries and diseases that prompt responsible dog and cat owners to seek advice and treatment from their veterinarian. Veterinary Pet Insurance, a nationwide insurance company that insures more than 485,000 pets released their 2012 list of the top reasons pets visit the veterinarian (for both dogs and cats). Some ailments are likely a result of older age and some are more serious than others. Click through the list to see some of the top medical reasons for dogs and cats visit the vet and some warning signs your pet could have an ailment. - By Devan McGuiness



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