Our question this week was:I have an 11-year-old female dog has vulva discharge? Why does she have this?
Hi – thanks for your email.
My first question is...is your dog spayed? If not, it may be a common problem called pyometra. Pyometra is an infection of the uterus that can be life-threatening. Some discharge can be a normal part of the heat cycle or normal after whelping.
There are other causes for vaginal discharge as well.
Also, you might like this article Vaginal Discharge in Dogs
. It discusses all the possible causes for vaginal discharge and some options for treatment.
Best of luck!
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