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Dr. Loretta, Dog Veterinarian
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my ***** ***** is due 2 give birth on the 22nd.two of her

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my ***** ***** is due 2 give birth on the 22nd.two of her teats r swollen and larger and lumpier than the rest is this normal?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Loretta replied 2 years ago.

Good Morning and welcome! I am Dr. Loretta, a licensed veterinarian and I am happy to answer your question.

This is not normal and if your sweet girl has had puppies in the past, this could be scar tissue or the beginnings of a Mastitis which is an infection. I would urge you to haveyour vet examine your sweet girl to know for sure. If there is a developing Mastitis, she will nto be able to nurse the puppies using these teats and you need to know thsi for sure. If this is scar tissue from a previous litter, then it is no problem for your sweet girl. Better to know now.

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Sincerely, ***** *****

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