Research Journal for Veterinary Practitioners

Case Report
Res J. Vet. Pract. 8(2): 20-22
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Ziaullah1*, Hira Anjum1, Abid Hussain Shahzad2

1Pet Center, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore; 2College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Jhang-35200, Pakistan.

Abstract | Atresia ani with rectourethral fistula is a hereditary anomaly that influences the anal opening and rectum by development of an atypical association between the rectum and urethra. This anomaly was identified in a day old Rottweiler male Puppy. The presenting physical abnormalities included depression, dehydration, anal atresia and a discharge of watery feces from the vaginal opening. The puppy was in normal health conditions as owner has noticed the absence of anal opening. On clinical examination is was type II condition. Exploratory and corrective surgery does prove that besides type II atresia ani, it has rectourethral fistula which was corrected surgically.

Keywords | Rottweiler puppy, Atresia ani, Rectourethral fistula, Atypical case, Surgical correction