We all want our pets to live their best life. Taking a proactive approach to their wellbeing means we can catch problems early including skin conditions (such as allergic disease in dogs) or arthritis (stiff or painful joints) in cats and dogs. Being in tune with our pets and knowing what symptoms to look out for can help us give our cat and dog companions an enjoyable future.

Some quick grooming or having a problem?

Skin irritations (due to, for example, allergic disease) shouldn’t stop your dog’s day-to-day activities. It’s possible to diagnose and treat skin conditions like this so your dog can continue being their fun-loving and wonderful self. If you think your dog is itching too much, it might be worth trying our online assessment to find signs of a problem and then visiting your vet.

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