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    Default Raw testicles after upland hunting!

    The last two times we were out upland hunting my Male gets out of the field with cherry red testicles that are very raw and irritated. I assume it is due to both the temperature and the rough cover. It does not affect him during the hunt but once we get home he seems extremely painful. I have seen some males that really suck their testicles up to the body but he carries his lower which is probably part of the problem. I give him a dose of Meloxicam to help with this but I want to help prevent this and the next day is is back to normal. I know that the easy fix is to Neuter him but this is not an option. I am going to try Utter Balm or Bag Balm to see if this helps. I am sure I am not the only person with this problem, can any one offer me advice on how to help him.

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    I think Bubba has had this issue before maybe he can give us a remedy.
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    You got it right, also Vaseline BEFORE you hunt. My personal dog is a mass of scars from 5 years of being a guide dog.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tonto View Post
    The last two times we were out upland hunting my Male gets out of the field with cherry red testicles that are very raw and irritated. I assume it is due to both the temperature and the rough cover. It does not affect him during the hunt but once we get home he seems extremely painful. I have seen some males that really suck their testicles up to the body but he carries his lower which is probably part of the problem. I give him a dose of Meloxicam to help with this but I want to help prevent this and the next day is is back to normal. I know that the easy fix is to Neuter him but this is not an option. I am going to try Utter Balm or Bag Balm to see if this helps. I am sure I am not the only person with this problem, can any one offer me advice on how to help him.
    Good stuff to use, but the major question is: can you keep him from licking?

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    Maybe if you were to run through a corn field in extreme temperatures you would know how it feels.
    Obviously you don't really care about your dog.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dooley View Post
    Maybe if you were to run through a corn field in extreme temperatures you would know how it feels.
    Obviously you don't really care about your dog.
    When you are in the heat of things and your dog is performing like he should, that comes with the territory. Just like other things when hunting. Didn't say it was going to be a cake walk.

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Montenieri View Post
    I can't help myself, longer pants
    I was pretty sure Bubba preferred them fried, not raw.

    Not sure.

    Dooley, I did not see anyone in this thread giving any indication that they don't care about their dog.

    John, what's the thing about Rocky Mountain Oysters? Are they fried?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Atkinson View Post
    I was pretty sure Bubba preferred them fried, not raw.

    Not sure.

    Dooley, I did not see anyone in this thread giving any indication that they don't care about their dog.

    John, what's the thing about Rocky Mountain Oysters? Are they fried?
    They have a fest every year in some part of our country in the west. I just can't remember where?

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    I might be wrong but as long as you keep rubbing them with butter he will be happy and pain free.
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