The pet has an abnormally high blood pressure, this can be a chronic problem. Hypertension can affect different parts of the cat or dog\'s body, such as the kidneys, heart, and nervous system. When noticed, it is important to visit a veterinarian to determine the cause of the hypertension.
How to Recognize
Seizures, weakness, disorientation, and circling are signs your pet has hypertension. Other signs include blood in the urine and bleeding from the nose or eyes.
Hypertension in pets can be hereditary or can be caused by conditions such as renal disease, hormonal fluctuation, diabetes, and hyperthyroidism.
The veterinarian will take your pet\'s blood pressure.
Your veterinarian will likely prescribe a medication to help control your pet\'s blood pressure.