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Dr Scott Nimmo, Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon.
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My 8yr old Westie is in season I have had her a year she was

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My 8yr old Westie is in season I have had her a year she was unwanted.I intend to hopefully have her spayed when this has stopped.I first noticed spots of blood on 15th May,I feel very nervous about walking her right now,should I?and how much longer will it be "risky" for ie attracting other dogs.Most dogs in area are on leads but afraid of meeting a stray.Thank you.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX to your reply.

Hello again Susan and thanks for waiting.

I have worked out an answer for you, please read it through and see what you think ...

This is a very short answer I know but it 100% answers your question. If you allow 21 days from the first sign of season then things should be back to normal and you will have no problem walking her out and about.

I hope I have covered your question fully enough but if you would like further clarification or to talk things over a bit more then I will be on-line for the next hour or so and I will be more than pleased to continue working with you.


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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thank you for the prompt reply Scott,I do get it! I suppose because Millie is restless and used to being taken for a walk I feel reluctant to take her and guillty and wanted to know if I should risk it.Sorry to be a bit needy on this!

No problem Susan,

Very glad to have advised you.

Kindest regards,