Inguinal hernia in dogs is a condition that involves an enlargement of the inguinal canal with the risk of spilling abdominal contents through that canal. Usually, the organs spill into the groin area. Inguinal hernias are considered to be genetically predisposed, but genetics are not always the sole cause of them.
Most common dog breeds that are prone to inguinal hernias are Basset Hounds, Pekingese, Pinschers, Spaniels, Besenjis, Pomeranians, Maletese, and others.
On the video bellow you can see a surgical repair of an inguinal hernia on female dog of 14 lb.
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