Marsha recently noticed blood coming from her dog's penis. Sometimes the blood shows up after urination; other times, there is only blood.
Two glands called the “bulbus glandis” are located on either side of the base of the penis. When a dog becomes aroused, the bulbus glandis swell with blood.
If your dog bleeds from the penis when he urinates and he is not neutered, he may have prostate problems.
Prostatitis is a bacterial infection that affects male puppies and dogs. fever; cloudy or bloody discharge from the penis; blood in the urine; abdominal discomfort.
If your dog is dripping blood from his penis, it is time for a vet visit. Learn about symptoms and diagnosis at PetCoach.