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
Legg-Perthes is a painful condition that causes the hip joint to crumble and collapse. Legg-Perthes affects young dogs and is most common in small breeds.
Does your dog leak urine? Especially when they are lying down? They could be suffering from USMI - a common cause of urinary incontinence in dogs. USMI is when the urethra (the tube that carries urine out of the body) becomes weak, and leaky.
Osteosarcoma is a type of bone cancer. Osteosarcomas are painful tumours that often first appear as hot, solid, tender swellings. They are most common in leg bones, but can affect any bone in the body.
Lungworm infection is becoming much more common, and is now a risk to dogs across much of the UK. Your dog is at risk of catching lungworm if they eat slugs and snails (this often happens by accident while eating grass).
Lymphoma is a cancer of the immune system. The immune system is active throughout the whole body, and lymphoma can develop in any part of it. Symptoms vary depending on what type it is, where it is, and how aggressive it is.