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BPH – BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (or BPH as it is often referred to) is an age dependant, non-inflammatory enlargement of the prostate gland.  This condition is one that affects older dogs who have not been castrated.  For some time now, there have been thoughts that BPH might be something that Rhodesian Ridgebacks in particular are prone to, […]

Undescended Testicles – Rhodes 2 Safety

Undescended Testicles is also known as Cryptorchidism. When a male puppy is born, his testicles will still be within his abdomen.  As he developes and grows, they will slowly start to “descend” down the tubes until they arrive at their permanent place in his scrotum.  It is important for mammals to be able to keep their sperm […]