I was able to read your response - thanks.
so I am confused
"and they found one but had trouble finding the other but eventually it was found. It was on my mind on the drive home and I asked them if both were undescended and they said that they have yet to descend, so ?
puppies at that age can pull their testicles up and down -- the ring has not closed.
put them out in the winter for a quick trip around the yard and the males will pull the testicles - protected by core body heat
seme effect with cold hands
too rough handling
give them a bit of a surprise - and the same
when my vet comes in to examine a litter he will spend half an hour on each pup .
we have known each other for some time so it is a chance to catch up
the pups get a physical , they are observed moving around the kitchen , they are given
neural tests , eyes, ears , stool samples taken and tested back at "home-base"
the pups mouths , throats , glands and stomach area for hernia or umbilical hernia is checked.
now the males are checked for testicles and a notation made + + meaning two , or - +, meaning
left not present , , right , yes , descended.
any ones where there is not a matched set are allowed to run around the kitchen and then are scooped up
and examined again .
often there will be two .
to double check the dog is held in a standing on hind feet and you can see the little grape size testicles in the
if still not visitble a gentle examination is done to find exactly where the the testicle is in the GROIN
a location could be just the other side of the ring and imminent to drop.
7 weeks is young .
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