Is it normal for a male dog to have discharge?
Summary. Preputial discharge is common in the male dog. In health, it is referred to as smegma, and represents an accumulation of sloughed cells and glycoproteins within the preputial sheath. Its amount and color vary between individual patients.
What causes prepuce infection in dogs?
Causes of Inflammation of the Penis and Prepuce in Dogs Snake or insect bite. Foreign body, such as hair, string, cords, grass, sand or other small objects. Bacterial infection, such as Mycoplasma and Staphylococcus. Viral infection, such as canine herpesvirus and calicivirus.
Why is my male dog leaking yellow fluid?
A male dog normally produces a cream-yellow coloured lubricant in the sheath (smegma). In young dogs this can be quite productive, dripping out when the dog is resting. Preputial drip can be aesthetically unpleasant but is not a medical problem.