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
Infectious hepatitis is a serious disease also known as ‘canine adenovirus’ or ‘Rubarth’s Disease’. It affects the liver and other major organs causing a range of symptoms. Your dog can catch infectious hepatitis from contact with an infected dog, or somewhere an infected dog has been.
Phone and video consultations are on the rise, and photos are becoming an important part of having an appointment with your vet. This page explains how to take useful pictures for your vet to look at.
If your pet had been involved in a road traffic accident, take them to a vet straight away. Read our advice on the best way to care for them.
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.