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I am so sorry to hear this is happening to your Snickers!
I can give you some basic guidelines to try to reduce this occurrence but if it continues then he should be seen by your veterinarian or a veterinary er because this can affect his ability to urinate and can become an emergency.This condition is called paraphimosis or inability to contract the penis. Below is a link to information on this condition in dogs:http://www.petplace.com/article/dogs/diseases-conditions-of-dogs/reproduction/paraphimosis-and-phimosis-in-dogsRecommendations include:- No licking! Licking introduces oral bacteria and can result in a urinary tract infection - Using KY jelly or vaseline to lubricate the penis and attempt putting it back into the sheath or prepuce- If this is successful, pinching the foreskin over the penis for a few moments to ensure it doesn't recur- If not successful and the penis is swollen you can use granulated sugar to draw out the moisture then retry the lubrication in hopes of retracting the penisAgain if this continues I would advise a veterinary exam so they can help return the penis to the sheath. If left exposed and not maintain a moist environment it can lead to necrosis or dying of the exposed tissue and in severe cases amputation.I hope this information makes sense but please let me know how else I can assist you both today. I hope this resolves soon...
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