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
During Covid-19 lockdown, your veterinary practice might not be able to offer routine procedures such as neutering. Here's our advice.
Mounting and humping is normal for both male and female dogs, and occurs for a number of reasons (not always sexual). Distracting your dog, teaching them appropriate behaviour and neutering can help prevent humping.
Scooting is a word used to explain the act of a cat sitting down and dragging their bottom along the ground. This is usually because of an itch or pain around their anus, caused by:
There are many different medical conditions that can cause cats to have trouble peeing but issues such as stress are also very common.
There are a few different conditions that can affect a dog's bottom. Most aren't urgent but some are an emergency. Read our advice on bottom problems in dogs