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
Colitis is when the colon gets inflamed. Most dogs get colitis once, recover quickly and never suffer with it again.
Gastroenteritis is a general term for a stomach and gut upsets. Symptoms include vomiting, diarrhoea and gut pain.
Dogs are very curious and eat some extremely strange things. Unfortunately, some of these items get lodged in their guts and cause a blockage.
Haemorrhagic gastroenteritis (HGE) is a condition that causes dogs to vomit and pass large amounts of bloody diarrhoea.
Curious dogs can get their paws on all sorts of things - food, bones, rubber toys, stones. Here's what to do if you think your dog has eaten something that might be harmful.