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
Vets estimate that nearly half of dogs in the UK are overweight! Being obese puts your dog at risk of health problems, and is likely to reduce how long they live.
Addison’s disease is a rare condition that develops when the body’s natural steroid levels drop dangerously low. Natural steroids are normally produced by the adrenal glands, and Addison’s develops if the glands stop working.
A dog with diabetes can't control their blood sugar levels (much like type 1 diabetes in people) and require lifelong treatment.
Antibiotics treat infections caused by bacteria. They don’t help with infections caused by other bugs such as viruses.
Just like people, dogs can be allergic to something in their food. This often causes skin and/or tummy problems.