Area of concern
- Abdomen (tummy)
- Anus (bottom)
- Back (spine)
- 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
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.
Gastroenteritis is a general term for a stomach and gut upsets. Symptoms include vomiting, diarrhoea and gut pain.
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.
Fleas live on cats, dogs and in your home. They are much more common in the summer months (April - September).
Ear infections in dogs can be caused by bacteria or yeast (or both). There is usually an underlying cause for an ear infection, such as ear mites or a skin allergy.