Area of concern
- Abdomen (tummy)
- 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
Legg-Perthes is a painful condition that causes the hip joint to crumble and collapse. Legg-Perthes affects young dogs and is most common in small breeds.
Osteosarcoma is a type of bone cancer. Osteosarcomas are painful tumours that often first appear as hot, solid, tender swellings. They are most common in leg bones, but can affect any bone in the body.
Elbow dysplasia is a painful condition of the elbow joint that most commonly affects large breed dogs. It causes swelling, pain and eventually arthritis.
Hip dysplasia is a painful condition of the hip joint that commonly affects medium to large breed pedigree dogs. It causes swelling, pain and eventually arthritis.
There can be lots of causes of limping and stiffness in older cats, but arthritis is usually the most common cause.