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My miniature dachshund is in season and seems to begin pain.She

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My miniature dachshund is in season and seems to begin pain.She yelps if you touch her near her rear- which is quite distended
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Dr. Barbara replied 5 years ago.
Dr. Barbara :

Hi, Welcome to JustAnswer. I am a licensed veterinarian and I'm here to help you. The swollen vulva of estrus is not usually painful, or achy, but can feel (probably does!) differently. Is your girl urinating and defecating normally and with normal frequency? Is her anus swollen or reddened at the site of the anal glands. . .4 o'clock and 8 o'clock. Can she move her tail normally?