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Companion animal practice
Surgical diseases of the female genital tract 2. Vagina and external genitalia
  1. Mickey Tivers

    Mickey Tivers graduated from Bristol in 2002 and undertook a small animal internship at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), followed by a year in small animal practice and a surgical internshipat Bristol. He completed a surgery residency at the RVC in 2008 and is currently studying for a PhD oncongenital portosystemic shunts in dogs. He is a diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons and is a European and RCVS specialist in small animal surgery.

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  2. Stephen Baines

    Stephen Baines graduated from Cambridge in 1990. He is currently senior lecturer in small animal surgery and head of surgery at the Royal Veterinary College. He holds certificates in veterinary radiology and small animal surgery, is a diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons, and is a European and RCVS specialist in small animal surgery.

Abstract

Disorders of the vagina and external genitalia are uncommon in dogs and cats. While these conditions can be challenging to diagnose and treat, many of them can nevertheless be easily managed in general practice. This article discusses the surgical diseases affecting the vagina and external genitalia of female dogs and cats, and describes the options for treatment. Part 1 of this article, published in the July/August 2010 issue of In Practice (volume 32,pp 292–299), considered surgical diseases of the ovaries and uterus.

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