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Top Veterinary Telemedicine Appointment Cases By Species – Virtual Vet Care

Wondering what types of veterinary medicine cases can be treated virtually with Vet telemedicine? Consider some of the most common reasons pet parents have booked an appointment by species!

Veterinarians can treat many symptoms through telemedicine. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Acute medical concerns
  • Behavioral concerns, aggression,
  • Litter box issues
  • Skin issues such as rashes, itchiness, and redness
  • Minor cuts and wounds
  • Dietary concerns, weight loss, nutritional advice
  • Gastrointestinal, vomiting, and diarrhea
  • Puppy and kitten wellness and training
  • General pet health and wellness concerns
  • Preventative wellness
  • Pet Allergies, & more

Typical telemedicine cases look differently depending on the type of animal being treated. Here’s a breakdown of the most common use cases we see on Vetster based on species:

Telemedicine for Dogs:

The most common appointments our veterinarians typically see in dogs are:

  • Skin Issues: itchy, scratchy, or smelly),
  • Ear infections,
  • Parasite problems,
  • Skunk encounters,
  • Vomiting and/or diarrhea,
  • Mobility and joint problems (i.e. any observations of the dog limping or in pain),
  • Changes in appetite (i.e. eating less or more),
  • And more…

Telemedicine for Cats:

For cats, veterinarians on Vetster typically treat:

  • Unusual litter box habits; Increases or decreases in urination volume,
  • Vomiting and/or diarrhea,
  • Mobility and joint problems (i.e any observations of the cat limping or in pain),
  • Changes in appetite (i.e. eating less or more),
  • Viral infection symptoms (any sneezing or runny eyes or nose),
  • And more…

Telemedicine for Pocket Pets (hamsters, guinea pigs, rabbits, hedgehogs, rats, mice, etc.):

  • Eye or skin irritations,
  • Irregular behavior,
  • Irregular urination or bowel movements,
  • And more…

Telemedicine for Reptiles:

  • Eye or skin irritation,
  • Irregular behavior,
  • Irregular urination or bowel movements,
  • Lack of shedding,
  • Infection,
  • And more…

Telemedicine for Fish & Aquatics:

  • Bacterial or viral infections,
  • Skin or scale lesions,
  • Diet and nutrition,
  • Water quality management,
  • Immune status,
  • And more…

Telemedicine for Horses:

  • Eye, skin, or ear irritations,
  • Irregular urination or bowel movement,
  • Lameness issues,
  • Mobility and joint problems,
  • Behavioral concerns,
  • Diet and nutrition,
  • And more…

Book your appointment today!

Our professional veterinarians are experts in preventative health care in addition to managing urgent concerns. We’re happy to connect pet owners to a network of Ontario Licensed Veterinary Professionals that can address immediate concerns and increase pet care coverage in a telemedicine environment, right from the comfort of home!

To book your Virtual Vet Appointment today click here.

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