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
Hand rearing puppies can be very rewarding, but is a big commitment. Hand rearing involves keeping your puppies warm, regular feeding, toileting, cleaning, health monitoring and socialisation.
If your rabbit is eating less or nothing at all this is a very serious problem that needs immediate veterinary attention.
Just like people, dogs can be allergic to something in their food. This often causes skin and/or tummy problems.
If your dog has a skin allergy, diarrhoea or symptoms of IBD your vet might ask you to carry out a food trial at home in case their symptoms are triggered by something in their food.
A dog with diabetes can't control their blood sugar levels (much like type 1 diabetes in people) and require lifelong treatment.