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can a dogs nipples swell without them being pregnant

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can a dogs nipples swell without them being pregnant
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  CriticalCareVet replied 5 years ago.
Welcome to JustAnswer! I am a licensed veterinarian and would be glad to help!

To confirm - Violet is not spayed, correct?

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

yes she is not planing to get that done

 

Expert:  CriticalCareVet replied 5 years ago.
Just wanted to make sure :)

Yes - with hormonal changes that typically occur with heat cycle variation as well as False Pregnancy periods - NOT real pregnancy, it is very natural and normal to see mammary gland enlargement.
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The above is given for information only. Although I am a licensed veterinarian, I cannot legally prescribe medicines or diagnose your pet's condition without performing a physical exam. If you have concerns about your pet I would highly advise contacting your regular veterinarian.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
ok thank you i have been so worried dont need puppies
Expert:  CriticalCareVet replied 5 years ago.
Glad to help :)
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Please click "ACCEPT" if the information I have provided has been of help so I receive credit for my work. Bonuses are always welcome and appreciated. Thank you.

The above is given for information only. Although I am a licensed veterinarian, I cannot legally prescribe medicines or diagnose your pet's condition without performing a physical exam. If you have concerns about your pet I would highly advise contacting your regular veterinarian.