Dog Veterinary

Ask a Dog Vet and Get Answers to Your Dog Health Questions

Ask a Dog Veterinarian,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Dog Veterinary

He licks the part of his penis that comes through the skin a…

Customer Question
He licks the part...

He licks the part of his penis that comes through the skin a lot

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What sort of animal are we talking about?

13 year old dachshund

Veterinarian's Assistant: OK. What is the dachshund's name?

Frankie

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Frankie?

He had a bulge under his anus

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Answered in 11 minutes by:
12/13/2017
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 2 months ago
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 32,203
Experience: University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience
Verified

You're speaking to Dr. Michael Salkin. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm currently typing up my reply. Please be patient. This may take a few minutes.

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 2 months ago

I'm sorry to hear of this with Frankie. In the adult dog, excessive licking and/or discharge may be caused by chronic congenital (present at birth) abnormalities, infectious diseases of the external genitalia (e.g., canine herpesvirus or Brucella canis), urinary tract infection, and systemic or reproductive tract diseases including prostatic disease, trauma, or tumor. If Frankie is intact, prostatitis is an important consideration. If he's been neutered, prostatic adenocarcinoma is an important consideration. Frankie's vet will need to reflect Frankie's prepuce back in order to examine the entire penis for infection (balanoposthitis) or neoplasia. A urinalysis should be considered as well. Additional diagnostics may be necessary predicated upon Frankie's initial exam.

Is the bulge under his anus still present? If so, can you upload a photo of it to our conversation? You can upload photos by using the paperclip or add file icon in the toolbar above your message box (if you can see those icons on your particular device) or you can use an external app such as dropbox.com/ Please check that the photo(s) is in focus prior to uploading it.

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 2 months ago
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

Dr. Michael Salkin
Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Ask Dr. Michael Salkin Your Own Question
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 32,203
32,203 Satisfied Customers
Experience: University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience

Dr. Michael Salkin is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

It was so professional, so personally concerned (as we were) and you answered all of our questions. George and I are so happy that I found "JustAnswer" on my Google search -- you are now in my "Favorites" list! And, yes we do love our kitty - she makes our life complete!

Bev & GeorgeBoca Raton, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Debbie

Dr. Debbie

Dog Veterinarian

902 satisfied customers

Companion animal veterinarian practicing for over 10 years.

Dr. Andy

Dr. Andy

Medical Director

16,113 satisfied customers

UC Davis graduate, emphasis in dermatology, internal medicine, pain management

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dog Veterinarian

10,059 satisfied customers

BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Dog Veterinarian

10,021 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)

Dr. Scott

Dr. Scott

Veterinarian

9,615 satisfied customers

15 years of small animal, equine and pocket pet medicine and surgery.

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

9,303 satisfied customers

15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

Rebecca

Rebecca

Dog Veterinarian

7,991 satisfied customers

More than 30 years of companion animal practice.

< Previous | Next >

Related Dog Veterinary Questions
My small dachshund is paralyzed in her back legs. This
My small dachshund is paralyzed in her back legs. This happened suddenly. Took her to the vet. He took xrays and said that L3,L4 space was narrowed. At first she had pain on movement but now does not.… read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
Dog Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
7,991 satisfied customers
I have a female 15 yo spayed dachshund having trouble
I have a female 15 yo spayed dachshund having trouble holding her urine in her crate at night. … read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
5,389 satisfied customers
A dog I purchased gave birth to puppies on December 10th.
A dog I purchased gave birth to puppies on December 10th. None of the puppies made it due to they were born outside in the cold. It is only a month later and it seems my other dog has thrown her into … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
32,203 satisfied customers
Recently dachshund diagnosed with diabetes. having a hard
recently dachshund diagnosed with diabetes . having a hard time keeping up with the urination. nathan is on twice daily insulin injections but the urinary frequency is getting really hard to live with… read more
Dr. G.
Dr. G.
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
1,675 satisfied customers
My miniature dachshund chloe is having an issue with her
my miniature dachshund chloe is having an issue with her ears,she keeps shaking them,i had previously cleaned them, and now she keeps shaking them,i also checked for odor,redness or buildup ,and she h… read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
681 satisfied customers
Brother and sister dachshunds were fighting, separated them,
brother and sister dachshunds were fighting, separated them, male appeared to have seizure. Wondering if he hurt his back or???? … read more
Dr. John
Dr. John
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
5,050 satisfied customers
He is licking the sides of his mouth a lot. He is licking
He is licking the sides of his mouth a lot, maybe a piece of bone is stuck somewhere in his mouth? … read more
Dr. Nicole
Dr. Nicole
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
517 satisfied customers
My dog ate a used Xulane patch is it toxic. A birth control
My dog ate a used Xulane patch is it toxic JA: I'll do all I can to help. Did you see what your dog ate? Customer: A birth control patch (Xulane) JA: Is there anything else important you think the Vet… read more
Dr Scott Nimmo
Dr Scott Nimmo
Dog Veterinarian
10,059 satisfied customers
My dachshund is vomiting up bile, and appears to be severely
My dachshund is vomiting up bile, and appears to be severely constipated. But is drink water, but that too is coming up. Need to know what I can since many vets in the area are closed. … read more
Dr. Christina
Dr. Christina
Small Animal Veterinary Internist
426 satisfied customers
My dachshund had a seizure today and he has lost all
my dachshund had a seizure today and he has lost all movement in his body. went to vet sent me home with valium and trasadone … read more
Scott Perry
Scott Perry
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
1,713 satisfied customers
He is licking the timber floor. He keeps licking the timber
he keeps licking the timber floor and prefers certain areas … read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
9,303 satisfied customers
My dog licked the outiade. Sorry. My dog licked outside of
sorry. My dog licked outside of mouse bait block. There was no bait eaten but im afraid her she may have licked the block even a little. Bromethalin The ingredient … read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
9,303 satisfied customers
Miniature dachshund 13 pounds. Third day of diarrhea. The
Miniature dachshund 13 pounds. Third day of diarrhea … read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
14,324 satisfied customers
Our two dachshunds licked raw chicken juice off the floor.
our two dachshunds licked raw chicken juice off the floor … read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
5,389 satisfied customers
Mini dachshund about 8 lbs, licked a cotton bud with miracle
Mini dachshund about 8 lbs, licked a cotton bud with miracle foot cream on it... Made her drink a little water after that... Please advice … read more
Sarah Snow
Sarah Snow
379 satisfied customers
My 4 year old dachshund is a constant/compulsive. He licks
My 4 year old dachshund is a constant/compulsive licker. He licks my face eyeballs, nose, he will literally stick his tongue all the way up my nose, in my mouth. And it is all the time 24/7 now. Unles… read more
Dr. Altman
Dr. Altman
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
9 satisfied customers
I have a 15 yr old female dachshund. She constantly licks
I have a 15 yr old female dachshund. She constantly licks the floor. I have a total of 6 dogs. 3 doxies & 3 large rescues. So, we have hair. I sweep/vacuum a lot but I think she gets hair when she lic… read more
Dr. John
Dr. John
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
5,050 satisfied customers
My dachshund licked TomCat rat poison 2 hours ago, I am
Hi, my dachshund licked TomCat rat poison 2 hours ago, I am worried about him...what do I do??? … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
3,455 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x