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
A vaccination, like any other medication, can sometimes cause side effects - fortunately, they are often mild and pass within a few days.
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.
Some pets will struggle to digest a new food unless it’s introduced slowly into their normal diet – so, if your pet eats something they aren’t used to it may give them diarrhoea.
Chocolate contains a substance called ‘theobromine’ which is toxic to dogs and cats. It’s similar to caffeine and can cause problems with the nervous system, bowels, kidneys and heart.