Danielle asked in PetsDogs · 4 weeks ago

Can three legged dogs have prostates?

Ive only ever seen three legged dogs with just the three legs. Do they ever get a prostate leg to replace the one thats missing?

12 Answers

  • 4 weeks ago

    In my opinion, "prostate" limb would cause more problems than it solved.

  • Ocimom
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    I've seen dogs that have gotten a fake leg but its not common and most people cannot afford to do this.

  • 4 weeks ago

    On TV (e.g., Drew Carey and Murphy Brown) you see handicapped dogs running around with a wheel attached to their back to help walk. I am assuming you put this on the dog when you exercise them. If the dog wore it all the time it couldn't lie down to relax. As far as an actual prosthetic leg, like the ones for people, I don't think so. Because of the expense and the training that has to accompany the use of one it would be rare.

  • 4 weeks ago

    I think you mean "prosthetic"

    A prostate is a gland of the male reproductive tract that produces fluids that nourish and protect sperm.

    I have seen dogs with prosthetics before. It may depend on where the limb was amputated at to determine if a useable prosthetic can be fitted... Otherwise it would just be a fake limb that the dog is dragging around.

    Not all dogs adapt to a prosthetic either.. But many do adapt to missing limbs

    The cost of a prosthetic also prevents many owners from investing in one.

    • *****
      Lv 7
      4 weeks agoReport

      The word is prosthetic, not prostetic or prostethic

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  • 4 weeks ago

    I think a "prostate" limb would cause more problems than it solved.

  • 4 weeks ago

    Symptoms Of Enlarged Prostate In Dogs

    Signs of pain during urination or defecation (yelping, straining, etc.)

    Signs of pain while walking (stiff movements, short steps, etc.)


    Unusual, ribbon-like stools.

    Blood in urine or bloody discharge from urethra.

    General signs of pain.

    Enlarged Prostate In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments ...

    https://dogtime.com › dog-health › 57651-enlarged-prostate-dogs-symptoms...

    prosthetic is the word you should have used.


  • 4 weeks ago

    Do you mean prosthetic leg? Im pretty sure every male dog can have a prostate

  • 4 weeks ago

    The word is 'prosthetic'. Yes, they can be had, but most amputee dogs do just fine on 3 legs.

  • 4 weeks ago

    i think you meant prostetic lol

  • 4 weeks ago

    Pics or that didn't happen

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