Pet Illness & Health Concerns

Your pet is subject to many of the same illness and health concerns as people. Every issue needs to be treated by a veterinarian on a case-to-case basis depending on the severity and re-occurrence of the issue. Whenever there is any doubt, it is always best to seek treatment and make sure that the proper steps are taken for getting the veterinary assistance your pet may need. 

Common Illnesses for Dogs

  • Stomach issues including inflammation, swallowing something toxic or dangerous or serious illnesses.
  • Skin issues including allergies, bacterial infections, insect bites, hot spots, rashes, mange and dermatitis.
  • Pain from an underlying condition or caused by aging and arthritis.
  • Ear and eye infections
  • Heart issues such as murmurs, heartworm, heart disease.
  • Urinary tract infections

Common illnesses in cats

  • Stomach issues including gastrointestinal disorders, inflammation, food allergies, poisoning, intestinal bacteria or parasites
  • Urinary tract infections (more common in cats than dogs)
  • Cancer
  • Heart issues such as heart disease, blood clots, heart valve issues, and heart murmur.
  • Skin issues caused by infections, pests or allergies.
  • Kidney disease in older cats
  • Diabetes

If your pet has an illness or health concerns that you are worried about, don’t wait to get your pets the help they may need. Contact Artemis Veterinary to schedule an in-home appointment.

Contact Us

If your matter is URGENT, or you feel you are experiencing an EMERGENCY, please call us immediately at (617) 939-8172 and DO NOT use the form below.