Area of concern
- Abdomen (tummy)
- Anus (bottom)
- 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
Chocolate contains a substance called ‘theobromine’ which is toxic to dogs and cats. It’s similar to caffeine and can cause problems with the nervous system, bowels, kidneys and heart.
Just like people, it is possible for a dog to have an allergic reaction to something such as a bee sting, a medication, or a vaccine.
IMHA is a condition of the blood that causes severe anaemia. IMHA causes the body (more specifically the immune system) to attack and destroy its own red blood cells.
If your pet had been involved in a road traffic accident, take them to a vet straight away. Read our advice on the best way to care for them.