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
Just like people, dogs can be allergic to something in their food. This often causes skin and/or tummy problems.
Gastroenteritis is a general term for a stomach and gut upsets. Symptoms include vomiting, diarrhoea and gut pain.
Dogs are very curious and eat some extremely strange things. Unfortunately, some of these items get lodged in their guts and cause a blockage.
Haemorrhagic gastroenteritis (HGE) is a condition that causes dogs to vomit and pass large amounts of bloody diarrhoea.
Hyperthyroidism is a condition that causes one or both thyroid glands to become enlarged and overactive. The majority of cases are caused by harmless swellings.