• What Is An Umbilical Hernia In Dogs?

    7 days ago - By iHeart Dogs

    An umbilical hernia occurs when the lining, fat, or organs of the abdomen pass through an opening in the abdominal wall. It's seen in newborn pups, as it's caused by a failure of the umbilical ring to close after birth. Genetic conditions are often to blame but there are other causes. They're often found in Airedale Terriers, Pekinese, and Basenji breeds.
    Symptoms of Umbilical Hernia in Dogs
    The hernia will be visible on the dog's abdomen, and looks like swelling under the navel. It can protrude further during activities like standing, barking or straining. Your dog may also...
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