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
Epilepsy (also known as ‘idiopathic epilepsy’), is a common cause of seizures in dogs between 6 months and 6 years old. Epilepsy is often inherited (passed down from a parent) and can’t be cured but can usually be managed with medication.
Vestibular disease/syndrome is a problem that affects balance and coordination; caused by any condition that disturbs the balance (vestibular) centre in the ear and brain.
Hypothyroidism is a lack of thyroid hormones due to underactive thyroid glands. Symptoms of hypothyroidism include weight gain, low energy, and fur loss (alopecia).
GDV ‘Gastric Dilatation Volvulus’ means a stomach that has bloated and twisted. GDV is a painful, life-threatening emergency that often develops over the period of just a few minutes.
Lyme disease is an illness spread by ticks. It’s caused by a bacteria that is spread when a tick attaches to your pet. It can cause a variety of vague symptoms.