You cherish your beloved furry companion, and naturally, you’re committed to ensuring their well-being and happiness. You engage in activities such as feeding, grooming, and playing with your pet, walk your dog, and tend to your cat’s litter box. Regular veterinary visits for vaccinations and addressing health issues are also part of your routine, all undertaken without complaint. This is because your pet holds a special place as a loyal friend, guardian, and affectionate companion
within your family.

Nevertheless, there’s another crucial aspect to consider for your devoted and trusting pet: familiarizing yourself with emergency procedures.

Imagine if your dog or cat suddenly appears distressed—would you be equipped to respond appropriately? Could you identify signs of poisoning, a cardiac issue, or an allergic reaction? Diagnosing your pet is inherently more challenging than your human child, but being aware of a spectrum of potential issues, along with understanding your pet’s normal behavior, enables you to initiate preliminary measures while contacting the vet or preparing to transport your cat or dog to an emergency veterinary hospital.

Dog Medical Emergency Guide created by Figo Pet Insurance, provider of pet insurance for dogs.