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My yorkie stayed with my granddaughter for a couple of months while I was having health problems.. she went into heat right after she picked her up. I got her back a little over a week ago and could feel her backbone and ribs.. Thought she had not been eating well. Now she is getting nipples and her vulva protrudes.. my granddaughter said she couldn't be pregnant but I think she is. Help

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. We need to be extra careful with pregnancies, so we'll need to connect you with the Veterinarian ASAP. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the Yorkie?

She is 9 months old

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr B, Veterinarian replied 11 months ago
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HI this is DRB and I would be happy to help you with this.....

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr B, Veterinarian replied 11 months ago

so here is the problem.....your dog could be pregnant and she could also be having a false pregnancy.....dogs can look pregnant and act pregnant and not be pregnant....

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr B, Veterinarian replied 11 months ago

are you there?

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr B, Veterinarian replied 11 months ago

The only thing to do in this situation is to take your dog to your vet and have them do an exam and also do xrays of her abdomen....

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr B, Veterinarian replied 11 months ago

I am concerned though that your dog is so skinny.....

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr B, Veterinarian replied 11 months ago

So, in essence you might be right but only way to know for sure is by exam and xrays of abdomen.....

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr B, Veterinarian replied 11 months ago

I hope this helps....please let me know if I can answer additional questions as I check my computer nightly...DRB

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr B, Veterinarian replied 11 months ago

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