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
There are many different causes of coughing in dogs – some mild and some more serious.
If one of the cruciate ligaments is damaged the knee joint becomes wobbly and this is usually very painful. The most common way for a dog to damage a cruciate ligament is by jumping, skidding, twisting or turning awkwardly.
Cryptorchidism is when one or both testicles fail to drop into the scrotum (ball sack).
DCM (Dilated Cardiomyopathy) is a disease that affects the heart muscle, causing it to become thin and weak.
Neutering’ is an operation to remove the testicles or ovaries from a dog. Most dogs can be neutered from 6 months old.