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swollen *Censored Word*

Postby mister_chow » Wed Oct 16, 2013 4:13 pm

hi i have my 6 months old female chow chow. its her first heat. I wonder if its normal for her to have swollen v@gin@. its been 2 weeks now since she started her first heat and yet she is still in heat.

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Re: swollen *Censored Word*

Postby Doppler » Wed Oct 16, 2013 11:45 pm

We never had a female dog (yet) so can't give any tips but vibes that your dog is just fine. Would you consider fixing her?
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Re: swollen *Censored Word*

Postby 612guy » Sun Oct 20, 2013 11:10 am

About 21 days is normal for the heat cycle.

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Re: swollen *Censored Word*

Postby Rory's Dad » Tue Oct 22, 2013 6:32 pm

yes, its normal. the heat can last anywhere from two to four weeks depending on the dog, but the high end of the scale is unusual. the 1st heat is normally lighter and will attract (somewhat) less attraction from intact males.

Make sure you consider cleanliness during the heat. You want to make sure the area is cleaned to prevent bacterial infections.


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