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
Curious dogs can get their paws on all sorts of things - food, bones, rubber toys, stones. Here's what to do if you think your dog has eaten something that might be harmful.
Appetites do vary between dogs but if your dog’s eating habits have changed it’s often a sign of a problem.
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.
Leptospirosis is a nasty disease caused by bacteria. It causes damage to the liver and kidneys and spreads via other infected dogs, mice, rats and cows and can also be caught from infected water.
Blue green algae can be very dangerous because it produces invisible, toxins that can cause organ damage and sometimes even death.