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The Ultimate in Body Malfunctions: Paraphimosis in Dogs

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Just like your laptop or vehicle, sometimes the body has a malfunction. It’s a little bit embarrassing, though, when the part of the body not doing what it is supposed to is part of the reproductive system.

Paraphimosis in dogs is not an uncommon occurrence. This is the medical term for when the penis becomes stuck out. When this happens it can be uncomfortable and lead to complications. Animal Skin and Allergy Clinic wants pet owners to know how to recognize paraphimosis in dogs and what to do when it happens. 

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