Pet owners often do not notice gradual changes in their pets until a change reaches the extreme, landing them in an emergency situation.
Take some time to observe your pet at home and his "normal." Once you get a feel for what is normal for your pet, you'll be more tuned in to small changes that may occur. These may be normal changes due to aging or environment, or may be something more serious. Being observant and knowing what is normal for your pet can help your veterinarian provide the best care possible.
If you notice extreme changes you should notify your veterinarian immediately because the signs of illness you describe could require prompt medical attention. Some of the "normals" you can observe at home include......Click to read more from AAHA Pets Matter