|Health Check for your Puppy/Dog.|
|What to look for?||Frequency.|
|Eyes||Any discharge in or around the eye. Excessive redness. Eyes should be clear.||x|
|Faeces/urine||Check consistency and frequency. Look for undigested food/plastic etc. Urine: check for clarity and smell.||x|
|Ears||Excessive scratching. Check ear flaps for wounds or swellings.||x|
|Paws, Pads & Claws.||Check for cuts, seeds and any infection around the nail bed.||x|
|Skin & Coat||Anything that was not there. Check by running your hands over your puppy/dog gently. Learn what your it feels like to your hands. Check for ticks/fleas etc||x|
|Mammary Glands||Check for any lumps or fatty deposits near to the surface/around the area of the nipples||x||x|
|Genital Organs.||Dogs: Check the penis, scrotum and surrounding area for, infection, wounds etc.
Bitches: Check for any discharge, wounds from virginal area and surrounding area.
|Check with your Veterinary Practice and follow their programme and advice.||x||x|
Note: This is just a guide and is not to be considered a replacement for seeking advice from your Veterinary Practice. If you have any concerns at all, make contact with them and ask their advice immediately.