Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Opinion Volume 4 Issue 5

Therapeutic Management of Perianal Fistulation in Dogs

Sawan Kumar*, Gopal Jaiswal and Jyoti Chanda Kalita

Department of Veterinary Medicine, CVASc, GBPUA and T Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, India

*Corresponding Author: Sawan kumar, Department of Veterinary Medicine, CVASc, GBPUA and T Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, India.

Received: March 04, 2022; Published: March 18, 2022

Abstract

Most people are not in the habit of inspecting the area under their dog’s tail unless the dog appears to be acting abnormally. Perianal fistulas are chronic, purulent, malodorous, ulcerating sinus tracts in the perianal tissues of animals, this condition is also known as anal furunculosis. Perianal fistulas are tunnel-like formations in the skin and deeper tissues of dogs that surround the anal area. The severity of the lesions varies, but they begin as small oozing holes in the skin. These holes can grow to be quite large and deep, encircling the entire circumference of the anus. It’s most frequent in German Shepherds and shepherd mixes, although it can also be found in Irish Setters and Labrador Retrievers. It mostly affects middle-aged dogs, and there haven’t been any reports of it in cats.

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Citation

Citation: Sawan Kumar., et al. “Therapeutic Management of Perianal Fistulation in Dogs”.Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 4.5 (2022): 64-65.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Sawan Kumar., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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