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
Hypothyroidism is a lack of thyroid hormones due to underactive thyroid glands. Symptoms of hypothyroidism include weight gain, low energy, and fur loss (alopecia).
Lyme disease is an illness spread by ticks. It’s caused by a bacteria that is spread when a tick attaches to your pet. It can cause a variety of vague symptoms.
Alopecia develops in one of two ways, your cat pulls their own hair out or the hair drops out. Common causes of hair loss in cats include fleas, stress and allergies.
Finding a lump on your cat can be worrying. It’s very important to have any lumps checked by your vet and to monitor them for any changes.
Has your dog got red, inflamed, angry looking skin? Or do they have a rash? We often call these symptoms ‘dermatitis’.