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
Anal gland infections/abscesses are extremely painful and can burst through the skin if they aren’t treated quickly. Contact your vet ASAP if you think your dog has an anal gland abscess.
Neutering is an operation to remove the testicles or ovaries from a cat. Read our vets advice on neutering your cat, and the benefits and risks if doing so.
Our vets give their advice on Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) in dogs, including the symptoms to look out for and how BPH is treated in dogs.
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
There are many different medical conditions that can cause cats to have trouble peeing but issues such as stress are also very common.