The Top 10 Reasons Pet Owners Call Us

The Top 10 Pet Owner Call-In Reasons
Edmonds-Westgate Veterinary Hospital
  • I WANT THE DOCTOR’S ADVICE ON VACCINATION / MY PET NEEDS HIS VACCINES UPDATED 20% 20%
  • MY PET NEEDS HER ANNUAL PHYSICAL / WELL-PET CHECK 16% 16%
  • MY PET HAS A SKIN ISSUE (ALLERGIES, ABSCESS, WOUND/SORE/INFECTION, HAIR LOSS) 16% 16%
  • MY PET HAS A GASTROINTESTINAL ISSUE (VOMITING, DIARRHEA, CONSTIPATION, GAS) 16% 16%
  • MY PET HAS AN EYE ISSUE (DISCHARGE, SCRATCH, REDNESS) 6% 6%
  • I JUST ADOPTED A PUPPY/KITTEN AND NEED SPAY/NEUTER/VACCINE/BEHAVIOR ADVICE! 6% 6%
  • MY PET LACKS ENERGY, SEEMS UNCOMFORTABLE, OR IS JUST NOT HERSELF 6% 6%
  • MY PET HAS FLEAS/WORMS 5% 5%
  • MY PET IS COUGHING/SNEEZING/HAS A RUNNY NOSE 5% 5%
  • MY PET IS LIMPING/HAS PAINFUL JOINTS 4% 4%
  • MY PET IS LIMPING/HAS PAINFUL JOINTS 4% 4%

Other Popular Reasons

  • MY PET HAS LUMPS/GROWTHS 4% 4%
  • MY PET HAS TEETH ISSUES/A PAINFUL MOUTH/BAD BREATH/TROUBLE EATING 3% 3%
  • MY PET HAS A URINARY ISSUE (INAPPROPRIATE URINATION, URINARY TRACT INFECTION, BLOOD IN URINE) 3% 3%
  • MY PET HAS AN EAR ISSUE (ITCHY EARS, EAR MITES, PAINFUL EARS) 3% 3%

Give us a call at 360-455-8090 if you have any of these concerns. We can help!

How to read the chart: The percentage amount reflects the percentage of doctor examinations with a focus on that particular issue. Numbers may not add up to exactly 100% due to the fact that some pets have multiple issues that need to be addressed upon examination.