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
During Covid-19 lockdown, your veterinary practice might not be able to offer routine procedures such as neutering. Read our advice on keeping them safe.
Scooting is the word we use to describe a dog sitting down and dragging their bottom along the ground. There are a number of things that could cause scooting.
Neutering is an operation to remove the testicles or ovaries from a cat. Read our vets advice on neutering your cat, and the benefits and risks if doing so.
Anal gland infections/abscesses are extremely painful and can burst through the skin if they aren’t treated quickly. Contact your vet ASAP if you think your dog has an anal gland abscess.
Healthy anal glands empty naturally when a dog poos, but if this doesn’t happen, they can over fill and block. Blocked anal glands are irritating and painful, but often quick and simple to treat.