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
A cat’s claws and teeth are covered in bacteria, if they bite or scratch each other it’s very likely that an infection will develop.
Fleas are an everyday hazard of owning pets, regular flea treatment is essential to keep our pets (and homes) flea-free.
Scratching is normal for cats, but sometimes they can seem a bit itchier than normal and may need to see a vet.
Atopic dermatitis (atopy) is a skin problem caused by an allergy to something in the environment (such as pollen, moulds, grass or dust mite).
Scratching is common in all dogs, however there are many reasons they may have itchier skin than usual.