*Specific* problems or concerns regarding the physical well-being of a pet.
Addressing specific problems or health concerns that may negatively impact the well-being of a pet. Requests for general medical information are appropriate; however, personal medical advice is not.
Examples of appropriate general medical information questions:
What are the advantages/disadvantages of these three different treatments commonly used for $disease?
How often do indoor-only pets contract FIV?
$professional_publication had information about a promising new treatment for $condition a year ago; what further work has been done?
We suspect food allergies; what alternatives are there to the expensive prescription diet?
What is the general prognosis for $diagnosis?
Examples of off-topic personal medical advice:
Should I subject my elderly pet to surgery for $problem?
Should I vaccinate my indoor pet for FIV?
If I accidentally skip a dose of $medicine should I just skip it or double up the next one?
(Many personal details here, ending with) what should I do?