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
Insect stings are common in pets, especially in dogs. Stings are not a major problem for most pets, but some pets (just like humans) will develop an allergic reaction.
Seizures can be distressing to witness, but remember your pet probably isn’t aware of what is happening to them. Stay calm, keep your pet safe then call your vet for advice.
Fly strike happens when a fly lays its eggs on a rabbit’s fur which hatch into maggots and burrow under the skin to feed on flesh.
Grapes, raisins, sultanas and currants are all potentially poisonous to dogs. Find out what to do if your dog has eaten any of these foods.
If your dog loves running through long grass, it’s important to check them for grass seeds afterwards. Grass seeds might look small and harmless, but can cause a great deal of trouble.