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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 44 years of experience
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My shiba mated twice. In an effort to keep them apart my son

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My shiba mated twice. In an effort to keep them apart my son put one clothe diapers on both of them. The male must have tried to mate her wearing it and must have injured his penis because now he has been bleeding from his penis. This has been going on for 2 days. he does not seem to be in pain other than not being able to get together with his mate. What do I do now?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
Aloha! You're speaking to Dr. Michael Salkin
I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Yes, I can see how he might have injured himself. The tincture of time should suffice but I'm concerned that he's been bleeding so long. That can occur if an artery were damaged and if so, he would need that artery cauterized by his vet. Erectile tissue may also have been damaged and that's more difficult to control. Acute prostatitis is another consideration because such bleeding is pathognomonic (particularly indicative) of prostatitis.
Unless Kitsune's bleeding has already stopped, his vet should sedate Kitsune and perform a thorough examination of Kitsune's penis and rectally palpate Kitsune's prostate gland. Any treatment, then, would be predicated upon findings during that exam. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
He has stopped bleeding and everything feels fine. He is not in any pain. Now if I could manage to keep the two apart without loosing my mind
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
!!!!! I know what you mean. Thank you for good update. I appreciate your taking the time to let me know.
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about Kitsune(Male) Tuski (Female). How is everything going?

Dr. Michael Salkin