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Knowing when your canine or feline companion is having a health issue severe enough to merit an immediate evaluation by a veterinarian is a crucial part of pet ownership.

Some health issues may permit you to observe your pet for a few hours to see if the condition worsens while others should be immediately evaluated and treated.

Yet, how do you know what pet health issues are and are not emergencies?

Learn more from my contributions to the following article by Brian Anwar for The Honest Kitchen: How to Know If You Should Take Your Pet to the Vet Right Now.

Dr. Patrick Mahaney

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