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
Removing an eye is usually a last resort, but is necessary in some circumstances. Your vet may advise removing an eye if it’s been badly damaged, is causing unmanageable pain, is affected by an untreatable condition, or contains a tumour.
Scooting is the word we use to describe a dog sitting down and dragging their bottom along the ground. There are a number of things that could cause scooting.
What to do if your pet has a graze or cut
How to treat your pet at home if they have a bruise.
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.