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
Choking is a serious life-threatening problem that needs immediate action. A choking pet will have difficulty breathing, will make choking sounds and might paw at their mouth.
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.
Antibiotics treat infections caused by bacteria. They don’t help with infections caused by other bugs such as viruses.
Many different house and garden items can be dangerous for pets. It can sometimes take hours or days for your pet to show signs of poisoning/toxicity.