How do you know if your dog’s vulva is infected? The most common clinical signs of vaginitis include increased frequency of urination, licking of the vaginal area, vaginal discharges of mucus, pus, or blood (rarely), and scooting or rubbing of the vaginal area. The vagina will often appear red and swollen.
Why is my dog’s vulva sticking out? Vaginal Prolapse in Dogs
Vaginal prolapse is seen mostly in young female dogs of the larger breeds that have not been spayed. Some of the causes of vaginal prolapse are estrogen stimulation, vaginal hyperplasia, or a general genetic predisposition.
How do you treat a dog’s irritated vulva? Treatment of Vaginitis in Dogs
Antibiotics are often prescribed when bacterial infections are in the vulva, vagina, or urinary tract. If an anatomical problem is to blame, your dog might need surgery to correct it and prevent future episodes of vaginitis.
Is a swollen vulva in dogs painful? Vaginitis is a problem that can occur in any female dog, whether she is intact or spayed. It causes itching and painful inflammation of the urogenital tract and requires veterinary treatment.