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The Sims 4 Pet Sicknesses in Cats and Dogs
Veterinarian Diagnosis, Treatments, and Illnesses List
The Surgery Station seems to deliver faster diagnoses due to its in-depth scans. To compensate for this, it's rather expensive. Many illnesses can be cured at the exam table if your Veterinarian Skill is high enough.
The Sims 4 Cats and Dogs includes the ability to run a vet clinic. Aside from managing the clinic and its employees, you must also treat animals for a variety of illnesses. Each one has its own set of symptoms and correct treatments. This guide lists all the various sicknesses pets can get, along with major symptoms to help you diagnose a disease.
Use Control+F if you have one or more of the symptoms already discovered and your browser will highlight those illnesses that have those symptoms. This is so that you can try to use fewer exams to discover the remaining symptoms. You can also sometimes rule things out without having all of the symptoms yet revealed and deliver treatment early, allowing you to get on to the next patient. Pay attention to how the animal looks, and the major symptoms may whittle it down to only one or two possible diseases. If you know the disease, use any of the correct treatments to cure the sick pet.
Sometimes, the Cone of Shame is all you have available to cure the cat or dog.
If you're working on an animal, realize that if you have a low vet skill level you may not have the required ability to treat the disease properly from the exam table. Some require the surgery station to fix at low level, while shots unlock later that can fix them at the exam table. Incorrect treatments will have a thumbs down next to them, indicating that the treatment will not work. In cases where you can't help the animal because no correct cure exists for you, apply a cone of shame to cure the pet but realize the owner would be unhappy with the service you provided and will give your clinic a lower star rating. Still, it lets you move on to the next customer.
Look to the pet's appearance and behavior in-game to see major symptoms, this will help you narrow it down to a couple of diseases. Then check their eyes, nose etc. to determine which illness the animal has and treat them! As an example, if the animal presents the icy fur symptom and there are only 4 symptoms, it is either Ice Fur, Frost Fur Flu, Winterfest Fever or Frozen Mange. If the nose is also glowing, it's Winterfest Fever. If the animal has watery eyes, it's Frosty Fur Flu. This is just to get the diagnosis a little bit faster to help you serve a large volume of customers and stress the animal less, because each test causes stress and you use even more interactions having to calm them. You could eventually come to these conclusions running every test, but it can be a huge time saver.
Sicknesses, Symptoms, and Cures List
Sometimes the pet is healthy and the cure is a preventative shot - these visits count as checkups, I suppose. There's also a Fake Healthy situation, which requires a simple shot of fixitol - the only major issues you'll find are high temperature and excessive earwax.
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|Sickness||Difficulty||Major Symptom||Minor Symptoms||Cure It With|
|Faking Healthy||easy||none||high temperature, excessive earwax||Fixitol Treat at Exam Table, Extract Cuteness Surgery|
|Blazing Tootsies||Easy||Hot Feet||Dry Eyes, High Temperature||Parasite Killer Spray from Exam Table, Tum Tum Readjustment Surgery|
|Derpy Doggy||Easy||Extreme Lethargy||Sluggish Heartbeat, Inflamed Cuteness||Antifungal Spray at Exam Table, Refill Nose Surgery|
|Fleas||Easy||Fleas!||None||Parasite Killer Spray at Exam Table, Unblock Chute Surgery|
|Ice Fur||Easy||Icy Fur||Low Temperature, Overly Moist Skin||Antiviral Payload Shot at Exam Table, Extract Excess Cuteness Surgery|
|Lava Nose||Easy||Glowing Nose||Raspy Breathing, Sweet Breath||Orgaic Disinfectant Spray at Exam Table, Refill Nose Surgery|
|Mild Repugnitis||Easy||Mouth Moths, Uncontrollable Drooling, Stinky Fur||None||Parasite Killer Spray at Exam Table, Unblock Chute Surgery|
|Pristmatic Poop Plague||Easy||Rainbow Poop||Rapid Heartbeat, Sweet Breath||MedicineX Pill at Exam Table, Unblock Chute Surgery|
|Swamp Mouth||Easy||Barfing||High Temperature, Uncontrollable Drooling||Essence of Placebo at Treatment Table, Tum Tum Readjustment Surgery|
|Winterfest Fever||Easy||Glowing Nose, Icy Fur||Low Temperature||Fixitol Treat at Exam Table, Unblock Chute Surgery|
|Woozy Kittyitis||Easy||Extreme Lethargy||Sluggish Heartbeat, Inflamed Cuteness||Eudemonia Concentrate at Exam Table, Extract Cuteness Surgery|
|Advanced Lavanose||Medium||Glowing Nose, Rainbow Poop||Raspy Breathing, Sweet Breath||Fixitol Treat at Exam Table, Refill Nose Surgery|
|Advanced Swampmouth||Medium||Barfing, Uncontrollable Drooling||Low Temperature, Excessively Wet Nose||MedicineX at Exam Table|
|Frosty Fur Flu||Medium||Icy Fur||Low Temperature, Overly Moist Skin, Watery Eyes||Essence of Placebo from Exam Table, Unblock Kibble Chute Blockage Surgery|
|Frozen Mange||Medium||Icy Fur||Low Temperature, Excessively Wet Nose, Stinky Fur||Organic Disinfectant Spray from Exam Table, Refill Nose Surgery|
|Gilded Guts Disorder||Medium||Golden Poop||Watery Eyes, Overly Moist Skin, Rapid Heartbeat||Essence of Placebo at Exam Table, Tum Tum Readjustment Surgery|
|Magmafied Organs||Medium||Glowing Nose, Hot Feet||High Temperature, Rapid Heartbeat||Antiviral Payload Shot at Exam Table, Refill Nose Surgery|
|Overheated SnifferMedium||Glowing Nose, Rainbow Poop||Dry Nose, High Temperature||Antifungal Treatment Spray at Exam Table, Lubricate Joints Surgery|
|Pyrotoes||Medium||Hot Feet||Dry Nose, High Temperature, Inflamed Cuteness||Antifungal Treatment Spray at Exam Table, Extract Cutness Surgery|
|Repugnitis||Medium||Stinky Fur, Fleas, Mouth Moths, Uncontrollable Drooling||None||Organic Disinfectant Spray at Treatment Table, Tum Tum Readjustment Surgery|
|Sizzlepaw||Medium||Hot Feet||Dry Eyes, High Temperature, Raspy Breathing||Fixitol Treat at Exam Table, Unblock Chute Surgery|
|Squirrel Fever||Medium||Uncontrollable Drooling, Extreme Lethargy||Sluggish Heartbeat, Ear Infection||Feelgood Serum at Exam Table, Extract Cuteness Surgery|
|Critical Hotfoot||Hard||Hot Feet||Dry Eyes, High Temperature, Raspy Breathing, Dry Skin||Antiviral Payload at Exam Table, Lubricate Joint Surgery|
|Critical Lavanose||Hard||Glowing Nose, Rainbow Poop||Raspy Breathing, Sweet Breath, Ear Infection||Eudemonia Concentrate at Exam Table, Refill Nose Surgery|
|Tundra Hide||Hard||Icy Fur||Watery Eyes, Excessively Wet Nose, Overly Moist Skin, Low Temperature||MedicineX Treatment at Exam Table, Lubricate Joint Surgery|
|Slurry Fur||Hard||Icy Fur||Low Temperature, Sweet Breath, Overly Moist Skin, Dry Eyes||Tum Tum Readjustment Surgery|
|Shortnose Fever||Hard||Glowing Nose, Rainbow Poop||Raspy Breathing, Sour Breath, Dry Eyes||Unblock Chute Surgery|
|Super Repugnitis||Hard||Barfing, Fleas, Mouth Moths, Stinky Fur, Uncontrollable Drooling (yikes!)||None||Tum Tum Readjustment Surgery|
|Super Swamp Mouth||Hard||Barfing, Uncontrollable Drooling, Extreme Lethargy||Overly Moist Skin, Unstable Temperature||Tum Tum Readjustment Surgery|
|Throbpaw Disease||Hard||Hot Feet||Dry Eyes, High Temperature, Sour Breath, Ear Infection||Feelgood Serum at Exam Table, Refill Nose Surgery|
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Later, when he checked the reviews, it said his treatments were inaccurate.Why might this be? Why are the owners upset that their pet is healthy?
Loved the creativity of the names of illnesses.
To over come the negative moodlet that the pet owners get from their sick pets you need to have a very well decorated surgery waiting room. This is part of the game play strategy to getting a 5 star vet clinic rating.
I took it straight to the vet clinic, but the clinic's machine doesn't allow me to make an appointment to cure it. What can I do?
If this really is the case, it is a good tip to only buy one surgery station (that you will use personally) and enough tables for your employees to use.
There's a Super-Duper Swamp Mouth as well.
Hey there! Do you happen to know what it means when the pet's icon, like where it shows each of the family members, is a yellow green? Like when they're asleep, it's dark blue, when they're happy it's green. I've never seen it yellow green. Does that just mean they're energized?
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