Any unspayed female dog is at risk from Pyometra. Pyometra is an infection/inflammation of the womb, and is life-threatening. The womb fills with pus, can rupture, and infection can spread to the bloodstream, even affecting kidney function. If Pyometra is suspected, it requires emergency treatment.
Symptoms and signs of Pyometra
The symptoms can come on suddenly. A normal, healthy dog with a good appetite, may suddenly refuse food for no obvious reason, or may become