Prostate Gland Enlargement in Dogs
In most cases no treatment is required. Castration is the best method for treat this condition – both to avoid recurrence and to prevent conditions which might encourage a carcinoma to develop. In those cases in which castration is not feasible, there may be some medicines that your veterinarian can use to shrink the enlarged prostate gland. However, recurrence may still occur after medical therapy.
Living and Management
Benign Prostate Enlargement (BPH) is an age-related problem and castration is the best method for avoiding or treating this problem in dogs.
The gland around the urethra that secretes the fluid to allow sperm to move about
A tube found between the bladder and the outside of the body; used to assist in urination.
An in-depth examination of the properties of urine; used to determine the presence or absence of illness
Something that becomes worse or life threatening as it spreads
Denotes an animal that is still able to reproduce or is free of cuts and scrapes
The exiting of excrement from the body; bowel movements.
The excretion of semen from the reproductive system of the male
Not being able to cause harm; the opposite of malignant.
Elevated Sex Hormones in Dogs
Hyperandrogenism in dogs is a rare syndrome characterized by elevations of masculinizing...
Postpartum Low Blood Calcium in Dogs
Eclampsia is a deficiency of blood calcium (hypocalcemia) that develops in the weeks...
Latest In Dog Nutrition
5 Tips to Keep Your Senior Pet Healthy
Senior pets have different health requirements than a younger dog or cat. Here are...
How Antioxidants Improve Our Pet's Health, ...
The science behind pet nutrition continues to make major advances. One such example...