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Pyometra ~ A Very Serious Condition

Here's a real nasty problem . . . pyometra. The term means pus in the uterus. Any time a veterinarian is presented with a dog or cat suffering from pyometra the condition is considered serious and immediate surgery is nearly always indicated. This pus formation in the uterus results from infection, hormone imbalance or mucous buildup inside the uterus.


Question: When does a bitch have the greatest risk of Pyometra if she hasn't ever been bred?


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