Infertility in the female dog

Continued

Vaginal infection (Vaginitis)

Bacterial infection of the vagina often spreads to the urinary tract causing a burning sensation on urination and increased frequency in the voiding of urine.  The infection may ascend into the uterus causing a chronic endometritis (see Nov 25; Dec 2).

The main sign of an infection in the vagina is a clear-to-cloudy discharge and staining of the hair around the vulva (the area surrounding the entrance to the vagina).  This is not always seen because many bitches lick themselves clean.  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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