Area of concern
- Abdomen (tummy)
- Anus (bottom)
- 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
Antibiotics treat infections caused by bacteria. They don’t help with infections caused by other bugs such as viruses.
Dogs are very curious and eat some extremely strange things. Unfortunately, some of these items get lodged in their guts and cause a blockage.
If your dog has a skin allergy, diarrhoea or symptoms of IBD your vet might ask you to carry out a food trial at home in case their symptoms are triggered by something in their food.
Download our free pet medication planner so you know when to give your pet their medication, especially if they have lots of different tablets.
Some pets will struggle to digest a new food unless it’s introduced slowly into their normal diet – so, if your pet eats something they aren’t used to it may give them diarrhoea.