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Old June 20th, 2008, 01:07 AM
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Originally Posted by Brad411 View Post
she does have enlarged(and kinda long) nipples and she also on each side of her belly right before you get to her hips she has an enlarged area on either side... Each side is perfectly cylindrical with the other
This should be checked out by a veterinarian. If the mammary glands are enlarged in an older intact female, then there are several possibilities. Pregnancy, even at this age is not impossible if an intact male is available. Pseudocyesis (false pregnancy) is possible. Mastitis (inflammation or infection of the mammary glands) and mammary cancer are also possible. Any reproductive changes at this age definitely warrant a veterinarian visit. Let us know how it goes! Good luck.
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