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
Just like people, dogs cough if their airways are irritated or if they need to clear something.
Tooth and gum disease is common in cats and tends to be very painful and is quite a common problem in cats.
FIV is a virus that infects cats and damages their immune system, making them prone to infections that they then struggle to recover from (similar to HIV in humans).
Gastritis is when the stomach becomes irritated and causes vomiting and stomach pain. There are many different causes of gastritis, some minor and some more serious.
Unfortunately (for us!), many dogs enjoy the taste of poo, and eating it (coprophagia) is a very normal dog behaviour. Contrary to popular belief, if your dog eats poo, it’s unlikely to be because of a health problem or something missing from their diet.