Brea, Calif. - Skin allergies are the No. 1 reason dogs are taken to a veterinarian.
BREA, CALIF. — Skin allergies are the No. 1 reason dogs are taken to a veterinarian.
For cats, it's urinary-tract infections.
That's according to an analysis of 2006 medical claims submitted to Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI)
"In general, younger pets have a tendency to eat things they are not supposed to, which may result in stomach problems. Older pets are prone to tumors and arthritis," says Carol McConnell, director of veterinary relations for VPI.
Top 10 claims (2006)