Urinary and Reproductive Problems in Bulldogs

Urinary and Reproductive Problems in Bulldogs

Urinary and Reproductive Problems in Bulldogs are common both in females and males and can manifest at any age and in many ways. 

Urinary and Reproductive Problems in Bulldogs PRESENTATION

Because the outlets of the reproductive tract and urination tract are the same (penial and vaginal), the presentation could be similar or/and difficult to distinguish

BULLDOG REPRODUCTIVE TRACT ANATOMY

The bulldog male reproductive tract includes:

  • TESTICLES
  • PENIS 
  • PROSTATE

The bulldog female reproductive tract includes:

  • OVARIES
  • UTERINE HORNE
  • UTERUS
  • VULVA / VAGINAL

BULLDOG URINARY TRACT DISEASE

  • INCONTINENCE:  urinary incontinence, “pee accidents”
  • FREQUENT URINATION
  • BLOOD IN THE URINE
  • PAINFUL URINATION
  • EXCESSIVE DRINKING: thus excessive voluminous urination
  • VOLUMINOUS URINATION

BULLDOG URINARY TRACT ANATOMY

The bulldog urinary tract includes:

  • KIDNEYS
  • URETERS
  • BLADDER
  • URETHRA
  • VULVA /VAGINAL 
  • PENIS 

BULLDOG REPRODUCTIVE TRACT ANATOMY

The bulldog male reproductive tract includes:

  • TESTICLES
  • PENIS 
  • PROSTATE

The bulldog female reproductive tract includes:Urinary and Reproductive Problems in Bulldogs

  • OVARIES
  • UTERINE HORNE
  • UTERUS
  • VULVA / VAGINAL

BULLDOG REPRODUCTIVE PROBLEMS 

Reproductive problems can arise during:

  • INSEMINATION
  • CONCEPTION
  • PREGNANCY
  • PARTURITION 
  • C-SECTION

In this “ Bulldog Urinary and Reproductive“ chapter, I am going to cover in detail some of the most common bully urinary and reproductive conditions. Each topic (i.e Vaginal Fold Dermatitis in Bulldogs,  Urinary Tract Infection in Bulldogs, Cesarean in Bulldogs, etc.) is going to be divided into four major sections:

1. V4B Bully Introductory: Details of the specific condition and its origin.

2.V4B Bulldog Maintenance: A “take home” bully maintenance program.

3. V4B Bully Rule of Thumb: A “must know” take-home pearl of wisdom.

4. V4B Bully Tips & Warnings: A list of essential “DO’s and DON’T’s”.

Vaginal Fold Dermatitis leading to Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Vaginal fold dermatitis can occur in female dogs that have excess skin folds around their private area. Often, owners aren’t aware of the problem until their bulldog starts manifesting signs consistent with urinary tract problems. Other times, the fold dermatitis becomes painful and itchy with the female bulldog presenting excessive licking of that region….Read More

Prolapsed Urethra in Bulldogs and Bulldogs Puppies

The prolapsed urethra is a much more commonplace medical condition in bulldogs and bulldog puppies than in other dog breeds. Typically, the prolapsed urethral tissue is observed by the bulldog puppy pet owner as a red, pea size tissue protruding out from the tip of their male dog’s penis…Read More

Bulldog Cystitis and Bulldog Urinary Tract Infection

Bulldog Cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder relatively common in bulldogs and bulldog puppies. Cystitis and UTI in bulldogs can be caused by multiple conditions, the most common of which is an infection caused by bacteria (UTI). There are also other common conditions and diseases that can lead to cystitis in bulldogs, including bladder stones (calculi), tumors, or polyps in the bladder….Read More

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