Pain Management

Pets experience pain just like people, but symptoms can be exhibited in many different ways. Thanks to today's modern veterinary medicine we are able to find and treat their aches and pains more effectively. We offer owners a variety of convenient treatment options to help our seniors live a comfortable life style. Monitoring your senior pet closely and informing your Abrams Forest veterinarian of any of the following signs is the first step towards their treatment.

  • Increased water consumption
  • Increased urination
  • Decreased activity
  • Sleeping more
  • Panting while at rest
  • Weight loss
  • Decreased appetite or not eating
  • Difficulty chewing food
  • Refusal to eat hard food
  • Placing hard food in water bowl
  • Burying hard food
  • Diarrhea
  • Straining to have a bowel movement or urinate
  • Having accidents in the house
  • Limping
  • Sudden difficulty hearing
  • Unexplained wounds, scratches or sores
  • Bald spots
  • Bad breath
  • Drooling
  • Pawing at face
  • Swollen abdomen
  • Blood seen in stool
  • Blood seen in urine
  • Collapsing or weakness
  • Persistent coughing or gagging
  • Crying, moaning or barking