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My dog is nursing a small litter (2). The pups are 4 weeks
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My dog went into labor and had two puppies this morning, one
My dog went into labor and had two puppies this morning, one at 9:30am and the second at 11:15am. She hasn't had any placenta delivery since then, and I thought I had missed it but when I stand her up… read more
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My dog had her babies les than 48 hours ago. They are eating
My dog had her babies les than 48 hours ago. They are eating good and seem to be doing fine. I have just noticed she is engorged in her top 2 breasts. She has 10 and the top 2 nipples are inverted. I … read more
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My 10 lb dog delivered pups 4AM yesterday morning. Have been
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My female rottie has a swollen nipple. I gave her antibiotics
My female rottie has a swollen nipple. I gave her antibiotics and will take her to the vet in the morning but what about the pups nursing on her? The milk is not discolored.… read more
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My nursing dogs teats are engorgorged particularly the back
My nursing dogs teats are engorgorged particularly the back 2 with some of the nipples becoming black. Our vet suspected mastitis and prescribed a subq of amoxicillin and amoxicillin pills twicw a day… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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My Red Heeler whelped on Dec. 25th. She had 8 pups. They are
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galactostasis or mastitis? i have a siberian husky with a
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Hi my cocker spaniel bitch has developed a very red and very
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Dachshund: nose..dried..belly is hot and nipple seems to be swollen
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pups: bitch..weeks old..antibiotics..can get sick or die from feeding
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My dog has recently had 5 puppies, I have just noticed that
My dog has recently had 5 puppies, I have just noticed that one of her teats seems to be blocked as it is larger than the others. Is there anything I can do to rectify this.… read more
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puppies: crying..have been getting milk, but mom is hot..quite hard
my small dog had puppies 2 days ago and today her breasts are engorged, what do I do, the puppies are not crying, they seem to have been getting milk, but mom is hot to the touch and her breasts are q… read more
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Are chihuahua has just had puppies. I am wondering what the
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