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
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.
It’s very important to keep your dog’s teeth clean by brushing them regularly. Dental problems can be very painful and if left untreated can cause other problems.
Just like people, dogs can be allergic to something in their food. This often causes skin and/or tummy problems.
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.
Read about symptoms and causes of asthma in cats, as well as treatment for cat asthma and how to help your cat accept an inhaler.