Mammary Gland Swelling

There is an abnormal swelling of the breasts of the dog mostly accompanied with a lump in the mammary gland or surrounding area. Some swelling is common during heat cycles or lactation. Causes associated with abnormal swelling are accumulation of milk, Galactorrhea, tumors, Mastitis, pseudo-pregnancy. In Males it would be called Gynecomastia and the causes could be hyperplasia or hormonal disturbances.

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