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I noticed our 9 yr old neutered Boston terrier has a soft swollen

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I noticed our 9 yr old neutered Boston terrier has a soft swollen area where his teste should be . he's not in pain .he always has the urge to hump my leg .he also has a cataract .we have him on NuVet Plus Vitamins .should I stop then
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  brisadog replied 2 years ago.
Hi, I can help you with your question today.
Based on your description, I do recommend having him evaluated by your local vet. The swollen area could be an indication of a perineal hernia, which is more common in older male dogs.
I do not recommend the NuVet Plus vitamins. These have no clinical evidence to support them, and they also have shark cartilage as an ingredient - which is not sourced ethically. As long as he is eating a commercial dog food, he does not need a daily vitamin.
Please let me know if you have further questions. I am happy to continue until I provide the service that you seek.