Area of concern
- Abdomen (tummy)
- Anus (bottom)
- Back (spine)
- Brain and nerves
- Female parts: vagina and uterus
- Head, face and neck
- Legs, paws and claws
- Male parts: penis, testicles and prostate
- Mammary glands (breasts)
- Mouth and Teeth
- Skin and fur
GDV ‘Gastric Dilatation Volvulus’ means a stomach that has bloated and twisted. GDV is a painful, life-threatening emergency that often develops over the period of just a few minutes.
If you have a pregnant dog, it’s important to be well informed and prepared for her whelping to reduce the chance of problems.
Giardia is a very small parasite that attacks the lining of the guts and causes diarrhoea.
Parvovirus (parvo) is a nasty virus that causes causes severe diarrhoea, vomiting and illness in dogs and puppies.
A pyometra is a womb infection – a very serious condition, common in unneutered, female dogs. Treatment for a pyometra includes emergency surgery to remove the womb, a fluid drip and medication.