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Hello and thank you for your question. I am a Veterinary Nurse with over 15 years experience and I have assisted in the care of many pets with this particular medical concern. It would be my pleasure to assist you today.If this bitch did not receive a followup dose or the 2nd dose was not a full amount, the potential for failure of the injection is present.
In some cases, Alizin is also used for confirmed pregnant bitches to induce abortion in the case of a mismating up to 45 days following a heat cycle. Many veterinarians prefer to use the injection following the completion of a heat cycle because your concern (continued breeding despite the injection being given) is a common one.It would contact your veterinarian to discuss the concern here with your bitch not receiving the full dose of Alizin and discuss whether or not a repeat following the heat cycle is needed. You can, if needed, confirm pregnancy up to the 45th day and, if she is indeed pregnant, schedule to have the Alizin administered again to induce abortion. Be advised that treatment on a pregnant dog may well involve fetal expulsion and some owners elect to have their dog hospitalized to allow the staff to care for the bitch during this time (cleanup can also be rather messy).Let me know if I can help further.
Checking in. How is your companion doing, JACustomer?