When a Testicle Doesn’t Descend

A testicle that does not reach the scrotum is at risk for cancer later in life.

With reports coming out that neutering a male dog as a puppy can increase his risk for certain cancers, some people are opting to leave their male pets intact for a couple of years — or longer. But in up to 3 percent of cases, a dog’s testicle remains undescended, and that in itself raises […]
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