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
Worms are a very common problem and most pet dogs will catch them at some point in their life. Intestinal worms live in the guts, eat your pet’s food and cause damage to the gut lining.
Steroids are a group of medicines that help with a range of conditions in pets. They are most commonly used for reducing inflammation and managing the immune system.
Pets can get sunburnt just like people! Hairless skin and areas of thin or light-coloured fur are most at risk. Sunburn causes skin damage and can lead to certain types of skin cancer.
Seizures can be distressing to witness, but remember your pet probably isn’t aware of what is happening to them. Stay calm, keep your pet safe then call your vet for advice.
A bladder infection is also sometimes called a ‘urinary tract infection (UTI)’ or ‘bacterial cystitis’.