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Hypospadias in six dogs
  1. P. Jurka, DVM, PhD1,
  2. M. Galanty, DVM, PhD,1,
  3. P. Zielinska, DVM1,
  4. A. Max, DVM, PhD1 and
  5. P. Sysa, DVM, PhD1
  1. 1 Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, 02776 Warsaw, Poland
  1. E-mail for correspondence: piotr_jurka{at}


Six dogs, five males and one hermaphrodite, were diagnosed with hypospadias. Two of the five males had the penile form of the condition, two had the perineal form and one had the glandular form; the hermaphrodite had the scrotal form. The hermaphrodite had no prostate gland and no right testicle; it had a normal right ovary and horn of the uterus but the left horn was joined to the testicle. Its karyotype showed 78 chromosomes, all in metaphase, and two typical sex chromosomes X and Y.

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