Abdominal Pain

Animal Emergency Care information

The Signs:

Whining, listlessness, restlessness, lethargic, arching his/her back, unable to get comfortable, vomiting, diarrhea, bloated or extended abdomen, straining to defecate. “BLOAT” is a commonly used term when describing abdominal pain and distension.

Take Action:

Do not give your pet food or water. This may induce vomiting or make the condition worse. Abdominal pain in pets can be very serious and is often life threatening if not addressed. Limit your pet’s activity and seek a veterinary professional as soon as possible.

If your animal is pregnant and experiencing difficulty giving birth you must seek veterinary care immediately.

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