Posts with tag mastitis

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Dam’s Lack of Milk Is Rare, but Likely Genetic

It’s a good thing that agalactia, the lack of milk in a dam, is a “really uncommon” condition in healthy dogs because “sadly, there’s not very much information about it,” says Margret L. Casal, D.V.M., Ph.D., an associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in Philadelphia. “There’s a lot more information… read more

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Stop Mastitis in Its Tracks

The secret to managing mastitis, a bacterial infection that invades the mammary glands of nursing bitches, is to identify it as early as possible. “I think most important is to always check the mammary glands,” says Margret L. Casal, D.V.M., associate professor of reproduction and pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine… read more