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.
A pyometra is a womb infection – a very serious condition, common in unneutered, female dogs. Treatment for a pyometra includes emergency surgery to remove the womb, a fluid drip and medication.
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.
A heat/season is the time of a cat’s cycle when they are fertile and can get pregnant.
Neutering’ is an operation to remove the testicles or ovaries from a dog. Most dogs can be neutered from 6 months old.