Test your knowledge with our June Brain Teaser!Can you solve this puzzle? June 15, 2021 By Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS, CVJ, Fear Free CertifiedPhoto courtesy Phil Zeltzman Presentation Ten-year-old intact female beagle with bilateral abdominal swelling. (The head is to the right, while the knees are seen at the edge of the towel on the left.) Question 1: What is your diagnosis?A fine-needle aspirate of the masses is required to answerI can’t tell. A CT scan is recommendedThis dog mostly likely has bilateral inguinal herniasQuestion 2: What would be the wrong treatment?A ventral midline incision could be made to repair both defectsAn incision could be made over each hernia to repair the defectBoth masses should be excised with wide margins, then biopsiedQuestion 3: Which additional procedure is important to perform?A prophylactic gastropexy should be performedThe dog should be spayed since a hereditary basis is suspectedA dental cleaning should be done under the same anesthesiaScore Me!