The signs you might see will vary with the disease or problem affecting your pet, and some signs can be seen with more than one problem. As the pet’s owner, you can provide your veterinarian with valuable information that can help them determine what is going on with your pet.
Common Warning Signs of Disease in Older Pets
|Kidney disease||Urinary tract disease||Heart disease|
|Decreased appetite||Increased urination/spotting or “accidents” in the house||Coughing|
|Increased thirst||Straining to urinate||Difficulty breathing|
|Increased urination||Blood in urine||Decreased tolerance of exercise|
|Decreased or no urination||Weakness|
|Poor hair coat||Decreased appetite|