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?I can’t tell. A CT scan is recommendedA fine-needle aspirate of the masses is required to answerThis dog mostly likely has bilateral inguinal herniasQuestion 2: What would be the wrong treatment?An incision could be made over each hernia to repair the defectA ventral midline incision could be made to repair both defectsBoth masses should be excised with wide margins, then biopsiedQuestion 3: Which additional procedure is important to perform?A dental cleaning should be done under the same anesthesiaThe dog should be spayed since a hereditary basis is suspectedA prophylactic gastropexy should be performedScore Me!