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
An aural haematoma is a blood blister that forms inside an earflap after a blood vessel bursts. They usually develop due to head shaking or ear scratching because of an ear infection or skin problem.
Ear infections in dogs can be caused by bacteria or yeast (or both). There is usually an underlying cause for an ear infection, such as ear mites or a skin allergy.
Despite its name, ringworm is not a worm; it’s a fungal infection of the skin. It’s also known as ‘dermatophytosis’.
Fleas are tiny insects that live on dogs, cats and in your home. They are much more common in the summer months (April - September).
Limping and stiffness can be caused by many different conditions, like minor injuries and arthritis. Read more about the treatment available and how you can help keep your dog comfortable.