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I have a 4 year old neutered male boxer who was very humbled

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I have a 4 year old neutered male boxer who was very humbled over and is licking his penis very much. the tip is very res but I don't know if it is bleeding. there was blood a the bed this morning but not where he was laying. when I was looking at him licking it did look like he had some bumps at the base of the penis inside.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Sally G. replied 2 years ago.

Hello and welcome. The original expert you asked for is not in the dog category any more. My name is ***** ***** I have been working with dogs for 25 years.

A normal healthy dog does not have a need to lick the penis so there is likely something is going on that needs testing. It may be a urinary tract infection, bladder stones or penial infection. Licking will make it worse because of the bacteria a dog's mouth has. Blood in the urine can be an indication of a UTI or stones. It is suggested you get a hands on exam and maybe drop off a urine sample to the Vet.

this link goes over other health reasons for licking

Expert:  Sally G. replied 2 years ago.
Hi Beth,
I'm just following up on our conversation about Cooper. How is everything going?
Sally G.