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
Insect stings are common in pets, especially in dogs. Stings are not a major problem for most pets, but some pets (just like humans) will develop an allergic reaction.
What to do if your pet has a graze or cut
Rabies is a serious disease that damages the brain and nerves. The UK is currently free from rabies, but many other countries aren’t. If you are travelling with your pet, make sure you vaccinate them against rabies.
Steroids are a group of medicines that help with a range of conditions in pets. They are most commonly used for reducing inflammation and managing the immune system.
‘Snuffles’ is the word we use to describe a respiratory (nose, throat or chest) infection in a rabbit. This article focuses on the two most common causes of snuffles in rabbits: ‘Pasteurella’ and ‘Bordetella’.