Summary. Hypoplastic vulva (aka “recessed” or “juvenile” vulva) is common condition of canine conformation in which the vulva is at least partially engulfed by.
A recessed vulva, also referred to as a juvenile or hypoplastic vulva, is a conformational issue that occurs in female dogs. In this condition, the vulva is recessed.
The outer portion of a female dog's reproductive tract is called the vulva and consists of two labia (thick folds of tissue) that are connected at the top and bottom.