Alternative Veterinary Services LLC

Alternative Veterinary Services LLC


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Tue 5/14/19  7 PM
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"Michael had lost 10% of his body weight, had bloody stools and stopped eating. Even specialists at Tufts didn’t know how to help him. Now he’s playing and active…eating well…and is maintaining a steady weight. Michael’s success with nutritional response testing has led me to investigate it for my....(read more)"
                       --- L.S.

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Common Disease Symptoms
of Cats & Dogs

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Disease Symptoms

  1. Eye discharge or redness

  2. Ear redness or itchiness or discharge

  3. Red gums or a red gum line bordering the teeth; bad breath

  4. Change of voice or vocalization times

  5. Nasal discharge

  6. Coughing or breathing hard

  7. Appetite – eats little bits and often, finicky, won’t eat meat, will eat cooked meat but not raw meat, eats plastic or ribbon or string or other inedible items, ravenous appetite, change of appetite

  8. Increasing thirst

  9. Vomiting – any type of food, liquid or hairballs; “sensitive stomach” to food changes

  10. Spraying urine, urinating more often, straining to urinate, crying when urinating; running from the litter box after urinating, urinating outside the box

  11. Soft stools, hard or dry stools, change in stool consistency with diet change, running away from the litter box after defecating, passing stools outside the litter box; loose stool after certain foods

  12. Dark discharge around the bases of nails

  13. Itchy skin, dandruff

  14. Rough, dry, lusterless haircoat; a change in hair color

  15. Change in grooming habits

  16. Quarrelsome, aggressive to people or other animals

  17. Change in sleep habits

  18. Weight loss or gain

  19. Gassiness

  20. Behavior changes, interaction changes

  21. Carsickness

  22. Missing hair (bald patches)

  23. Stiffness, lameness, walking more slowly, taking stairs more slowly

  24. More tired or changes in activity

  25. Fears of noises, people, etc.

  26. Skin bumps or tumors



  1. Eye discharge or redness

  2. Nose too dry, loss of pigment, nasal discharge

  3. Ears red or itchy or warm to touch, head shaking, ear discharge

  4. Retained baby teeth

  5. Red gum line bordering teeth; bad breath

  6. Discharge at base of nails, nails crumbly or deformed

  7. Vomiting- “sensitive stomach” after some type of food for example

  8. Eating non-food items such as rocks, sticks, plastic, clothing, feces, etc

  9. Gurgling in abdomen heard often

  10. Passing offensive gas often

  11. Diarrhea or soft stool – might be after only certain foods

  12. Anal gland problems – need to be emptied by the vet or groomer, licking the anus, scooting rear end along the floor

  13. Weight gain or loss

  14. Itchy skin –licking or scratching more, rubbing face or ears, or chewing on body

  15. Noticeable body odor

  16. Warts, lumps

  17. Walking stiffly or lameness, getting up slowly from lying down or sitting positions, difficulty going from standing to sitting position

  18. Behavior problems – fear of noises, people, storms , or of separation from owner; aggression to people or other animals, destructiveness, running away from home, hyperactive or not listening to owner, etc.

  19. Change in interaction with others

  20. Change in urination habits or leaking urine

  21. Carsickness

  22. Loss of pigment of foot pads or nose, haircoat color change

  23. Missing hair in spots

  24. Change in appetite: decreased or ravenous appetite

  25. Increased drinking

  26. Change in sleep habits

  27. Change in activity or exercise habits


Alternative Veterinary Services LLC
9 Hodges St., North Andover, MA 01845   978-683-5775