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
Appetites do vary between dogs but if your dog’s eating habits have changed it’s often a sign of a problem.
Just like people, dogs can be allergic to something in their food. This often causes skin and/or tummy problems.
Hyperthyroidism is a condition that causes one or both thyroid glands to become enlarged and overactive. The majority of cases are caused by harmless swellings.
A dog with diabetes can't control their blood sugar levels (much like type 1 diabetes in people) and require lifelong treatment.
Cushing’s disease is a condition caused by high levels of steroid in the body, normally produced in precise amounts by the adrenal glands.