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Is Kelo intact or neutered?When did the swelling begin?Can you share pictures of the swelling?
This looks like a paraphimosis or the inability to withdraw the penis into the sheath. Ideally, this should have been addressed before now. The longer the penis is outside of the sheath the more likely it is that there will be a more major procedure required to replace it into its normal position (versus a small amount of lube and pulling the sheath over the penis). I presume that his back injury has kept him from being able to utilize the muscles on abdomen with flexion of his back to pull the penis back in originally, so it would have needed to be reduced manually. At this point, it looks swollen and may need to be surgically reduced. He needs to see your vet. Additionally, being intact will increase the risk of this happening again in the future. Once your vet reduces this, have him show you how to reduce it again before the swelling sets in so you can prevent it from happening again in the future.
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