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
There are a few different conditions that can affect a dog's bottom. Most aren't urgent but some are an emergency. Read our advice on bottom problems in dogs
Neutering’ is an operation to remove the testicles or ovaries from a dog. Most dogs can be neutered from 6 months old.
There are many different medical conditions that can cause cats to have trouble peeing but issues such as stress are also very common.
Scooting is a word used to explain the act of a cat sitting down and dragging their bottom along the ground. This is usually because of an itch or pain around their anus, caused by:
There are many conditions that cause diarrhoea in cats, ranging from minor to serious. Mild cases of diarrhoea usually pass within 24 hours.