Neutered camping buddy still has testicles?

Discussion in 'Camping with Kids/Pets' started by Orchid, Mar 4, 2017.

  1. Boatnman

    Boatnman Member

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    Whew...I saw this topic and thought maybe someone's friend got hurt in a PUP but it wasn't a total loss...
     
  2. BelchFire

    BelchFire I speak fluent vise-grip

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    It's not just you ... [:O]
     
  3. sea-piner

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    Hey Orchid! Sorry for long delay, been off in Yosemite!

    Yes, its called a scrotal hematoma and common especially in adult larger breed neuters, post-op. Warm packing it usually helps, keeping him quiet too. Rarely vets have to put them back under anesthesia and do what called a scrotal ablation (remove the sack and flush out the blood) to relieve extreme cases of discomfort. Sorry again for long delay.
     
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  4. jumpoff

    jumpoff I'm in a camping state of mind

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    Thats nothing that should be tried at home either...:eek:
     
  5. Alan

    Alan Member

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    Here's the easy answer: Call the vet that did it and ask.

     
  6. Orchid

    Orchid Sharp Shootin' Grandma

    I did on the following Monday.

    However, this was originally posted on a Saturday and, knowing that sea-piner is a veterinarian, I thought I could get a quick answer by tagging him. Didn't realize he was on vacation, although he did give me a much more thorough answer than my own vet.
     

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