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
Just like people, dogs can be allergic to something in their food. This often causes skin and/or tummy problems.
Tear staining is brown, pink or red staining that runs from the corner of the eyes. It’s a very common problem, especially in white coated breeds.
Just like people, cats can develop allergies to certain ingredients in their food. This often causes skin and tummy problems.
Being unable to pee is a life threatening condition. If your dog is unable to pass urine, this could indicate a blocked bladder. Call your vet for advice ASAP if your dog is having trouble peeing.
Read our vets' advice on what to do if your cat is bitten by a snake, the kind of snake it was bitten by, first aid for them and when to call a vet.