Nearly 100% of These Male Dogs Develop Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) by Age 9

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  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a condition in which the prostate gland is enlarged. It is the most common prostate disorder seen in intact male dogs, but is rare in cats. The prostate gland depends on hormones from the testicles to regulate its size and function. As the balance of hormones in a dog’s body changes with age, the prostate tends to enlarge as a result of excess production of sex hormones.

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