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
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.
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.
Cat flu has similar symptoms to human flu and can make your cat feel very unwell.
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.