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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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he has scabs/crust on his testicles...he has been licking them,

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he has scabs/crust on his testicles...he has been licking them, and now they are crusty. I don't know why he was licking them. he recently was boarded at at kennel for the first time. 3 year old male german shorthaired pointer
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?
Customer: auggie
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about auggie?
Customer: he's in great health, current on shots, proper weight, good diet, plenty of exercise (shorthairs need lots of exercise!)
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 9 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I

How long has he been doing this?

Is the skin quite red or inflamed? Is the testicle enlarged?

How large are the scabs/crusts? Any discharges?

Can you take a photo of this to let me see what you are seeing? To post a photo, you can use the paper clip button on the tool bar above the text box. Or if you cannot see that on your phone/computer, then you can post them on any site (ie Flickr, Photobucket, Imgr etc) and paste the web link here for me to have a peek.