Inguinal hernia in a dog
In this case presentation, surgical repair of an inguinal hernia in an intact female dog is presented. The patient is an intact female Miniature Dachshund of unknown age or history, who presented to a local shelter with a large inguinal hernia. During work up of the case an unexpected pregnancy was detected. Surgical repair of the hernia was performed combined with an ovariohysterectomy. Pathophysiology of hernias is discussed as well as appropriate surgical approaches, with special focus on inguinal hernias.
Senior seminar paperSeminar SF610.1 2014
Dogs -- Abnormalities -- Treatment -- Case studies; Dogs -- Surgery -- Case studies