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Post by Shalista » Wed May 18, 2016 12:30 pm

So I have an odd question.
I came home today and bax was excited to see me as ever. He hopped up on the chair and i gave him lots of pets. While i was petting him i noticed he had a round bulge at the base of his shaft. Bax was neutered at 8 months. Now sometimes when he sees me he gets so excited that, as my sister charming puts it, he gets lipstick. This time there was no flesh showing at the end of his shaft but he was rock hard and he had that bulge. I took him on a walk and by the time we got back he was calm but there was still a palpable bump at the base of his penis. He's been neutered for over a year. did i miss an anatomy 101 lesson or is there actually something wrong?
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Re: Bulge

Post by JudyN » Wed May 18, 2016 12:42 pm

Nope, it's normal - they're glands. Male dog anatomy lesson here: http://www.woodhavenlabs.com/males-swollen.html
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Post by Nettle » Wed May 18, 2016 12:56 pm

And neutered dogs can still mate and tie. There just won't be any pups.
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Re: Bulge

Post by Shalista » Wed May 18, 2016 12:59 pm

hahaha i feel better now, i was a bit worried.

... what is 'tie'?
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Post by Nettle » Thu May 19, 2016 2:40 am

When dogs mate, the glands you've seen swell and trap the dog's penis, which is much longer than most people know, inside the b itch. The dogs then turn rump to rump. They cannot separate until the swelling goes down, which usually takes about half an hour but can be well outside that time. That's called the 'tie'. The b itch controls the timescale but if the dog didn't have those glands to swell inside her, it couldn't happen.
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Re: Bulge

Post by Shalista » Thu May 19, 2016 10:26 am

Never knew that :shock:

dogs are awesome :lol:
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