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
Nystagmus is the word we use to describe flickering eye movements. In certain circumstances, flickering eye movements are normal, but your dog’s eyes should not flicker when their head is still.
Does your dog leak urine? Have you noticed wet patches on their bedding or fur? Urinary incontinence isn’t normal and shouldn’t be ignored, even in an older dog.
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.
Does your dog leak urine? Especially when they are lying down? They could be suffering from USMI - a common cause of urinary incontinence in dogs. USMI is when the urethra (the tube that carries urine out of the body) becomes weak, and leaky.
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.