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Why has my 1 year old dog got milk comin from her nipples

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Why has my 1 year old dog got milk comin from her nipples
Rebecca :

Hello,

Rebecca :

I am sorry you are concerned about Mitzi/

Rebecca :

My name is***** am a veterinarian, and will do my best to help.

Rebecca :

Has Mitzi been in heat yet? Or is she spayed?

Rebecca :

If she is not spayed, and was in heat a month or two ago, it is not unusual for her to have milk in her glands, even though she is not pregnant.

Rebecca :

When a female dog goes into heat, she has hormone levels go up and down, whether she got pregnant, or not. So it is not unusual for a dog, about 9 weeks after finishing her heat, to have milk and even gain weight and even treat toys or socks like her puppies, for a week or so.

Rebecca :

If she is spayed, then this might be more of a concern.

Rebecca :

I hope you can see what I am writing!

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I am not seeing responses from you.

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I will try to connect with you another way, if I do not hear from you.

Rebecca :

If this is from her being in heat a month or two ago, it needs no treatment. It will go away in a week or so.

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Can you see what I am saying?

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The website says you are there, but I don't see anything from you.

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If she is acting normal, eating well, and seems otherwise healthy, this will probably be gone soon.

Rebecca :

I guess I will try the other format, and hope you can see what I am saying then.

Customer: About 4 mounthss she had little blood
Mick,
I hope you can now see what I have said.
If she is not spayed, having her spayed will prevent this happening again, but it is not serious.
Let me know what else I can answer, or help with.
Rebecca
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Hello again,
Apparently I could not see what you wrote, until after I left live chat. Now, this is the only way we can communicate.
So she is not spayed? Then this is probably a normal, benign "false pregnancy", and should go away soon.
Please let me know if I can answer anything else or help with.
Rebecca
Thank you for a great rating!

Rebecca
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
not spayed but she very happy rubed her belly and milk came out every nipple but she good in her self me that is worried
This should go away soon, on its own.

Do you plan to breed her? This may happen when she next goes into heat again.