Has your dog recently passed the heat? Does she present vulvar discharge? Do you drink more water than usual? Do you find her apathetic or does she have a fever? If you suspect that your dog may have a uterine infection, see your veterinarian.
The pyometra It is a disease caused by an infection in the uterus and accumulation of secretions and pus inside. It is very common in female dogs that have reached sexual maturity.
This disease is a consequence of the changes that the uterus undergoes in the metaester (post-heat period). It can occur at any age after reaching the> sixth and eighth week after the onset of heat.
The pyometra It is a veterinary emergency that can cost your pet's life.
Below we show the cytology of a 10 year old dog with pyometra .
What is the pyrometer?
The pyramid It is a non-contagious infectious disease caused by an infection in the uterus inside which secretions and pus accumulate. It is very common in female dogs that have reached sexual maturity and have not been neutered.
There are two types:
- Open: it is when all the purulent material goes outside through the vagina.
- Closed: occurs when the cervix has already closed, so there is no vaginal discharge.
What are the symptoms?
The most common symptoms of pyrethrum in female dogs are the following:
- Loss> How is it treated?
The most recommended treatment in mild cases, that is, in those in which a generalized infection has NOT occurred, is the ovariohysterectomy which is the removal of the ovaries and the uterus.
In severe cases, it will be treated with antibiotics, as well as to drain and clean the uterus.
If you suspect something is wrong with your hairy, do not hesitate to take her to the vet.