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
During Covid-19 lockdown, your veterinary practice might not be able to offer routine procedures such as neutering. Find out how to keep them safe.
If your pet is in pain, contact your vet, if they are in severe pain, take them straight to your vet. Severe pain often indicates a serious problem, even if it the cause isn’t obvious.
Pets can get sunburnt just like people, especially if they are light coloured or have a thin/patchy coat. Sunburn is painful, causes skin damage, and can lead to certain types of skin cancer.
Ticks are blood sucking parasites that attach to, and feed on pets. Ticks that are removed quickly and correctly don’t usually cause problems.
Have you noticed your rabbit scratching? losing fur? developing dandruff? It’s possible they could have a skin parasite (fleas, mites or lice).