Pyometra in Dogs | 5 an avoidable risk for your female dog

Pyometra in dogs is often the result of hormonal changes in breeding dogs. After oestrus (“heat”) in a dog, progesterone levels remain elevated for eight to ten weeks. It thickens the lining of the uterus in preparation for pregnancy. If pregnancy does not occur for several oestrus cycles, the lining continues to grow in thickness. … Read more