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
A vaccination, like any other medication, can sometimes cause side effects - fortunately, they are often mild and pass within a few days.
Download our free pet medication planner so you know when to give your pet their medication, especially if they have lots of different tablets.
If your pet had been involved in a road traffic accident, take them to a vet straight away. Read our advice on the best way to care for them.
Chocolate contains a substance called ‘theobromine’ which is toxic to dogs and cats. It’s similar to caffeine and can cause problems with the nervous system, bowels, kidneys and heart.
Dogs can have allergic reactions just like people. Common triggers include insect stings, plants and medications (including vaccinations).