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After my female heat cycle is over do her nipples remain…

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After my female heat...

After my female heat cycle is over do her nipples remain promimnent??

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She was in her first cycle of heat and ended week of dec 4h I am noticing her nipples are prominent wondering if that is a symptom of her recently in heat I also have a male but is only 5 months old she couldn't be pregnant can she?

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Altman, Veterinarian replied 8 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Altman, Veterinarian replied 8 months ago

Since the actual heat cycle or estrus is after bleeding this can be normal but it also maybe a false pregnancy if she wasn't exposed to a male. CLICK HERE for more information where dogs can appear pregnant and even nest as if they are going to have puppies!

It is highly unusual for a dgo to have a heat cycle this young but not unheard of. If there is progression of symptoms including abdominal swelling or even milk production it would be best to have your veterinarian differentiate between pregnancy and false pregnancy but it can also be normal development in some dogs after their first heat cycle. If this is the case they likely will get smaller again (not as small as immature) in the next few weeks

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Please let me know if I can be of any further assistance to you both. I am online another 15 minutes tonight

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