Anatomy The rectum and anus are held in place by five muscles. These supporting muscles are called the pelvic diaphragm. What is a perineal hernia?
Normally, male puppies and kitten’s testicles are located within the abdomen before birth. Within the first three months of life, the testicles should descend into
Anatomy The abdominal wall is composed of dense tissue and three muscle layers, which keep the internal organs within the abdomen. The groin has a
Dystocia means difficulty giving birth. Anatomy In dogs and cats, the uterus consists of two tubes or uterine horns that join with a short uterine
Testicular tumors are considered one of the most common tumors in older intact male dogs. The overall incidence in dogs is not very high because
What is a rectal tumor? The rectum is the last 4 to 6 inches of large intestine. There are many types of rectal tumors, which
Anatomy The anal sacs are a pair of scent glands located along each side of the anus. The secretion from the glands is foul-smelling and
Symptoms A mammary (breast) tumor is a common tumor in the cat. The first sign of this type of cancer may be a fluid-filled or