Directions: Thank you for filling out our Patient History form. This provides us with pertinent history before we examine your pet while you are not physically present. Please provide detailed, relevant history of the problem(s) that we will be evaluating today, including duration of the symptoms. Below are some guidelines about the level of detail that we need to provide accurate and efficient evaluations:
Chief Complaint and Duration – critical – make sure to identify the leg the pet is limping on, how long the cat has been urinating outside of the litter box, when the last dose of medication as administered, etc.
Diet – Main food fed, brand and amount and treats, including table or people foods. How is the appetite? Is water consumption normal? If changed recently, how long ago and what was previous diet.
Medications – Any and all medications and supplements administered, including heartworm and flea preventives. Include name of product, amount, frequency, and date last administered.
Previous Medical Conditions – Has the pet had anything like this before? If so, what was the diagnosis, treatment and how did it resolve?
Other Important Information – Any other concerning symptoms? Exposure to Other Pets, Travel, or Stressful Events – Are there other pets in the household? Is the other pet(s) healthy? Have they traveled recently? Has there been any stressful event such as moving, visitors, a new pet, fireworks, etc.? Has the pet been recently bathed or groomed?Any coughing/sneezing? Vomiting or Diarrhea? How is the activity level?