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I think she might have mimititis

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These symptoms can be indicative of several conditions, including skin infections, allergies, or inflammatory disorders. One possible cause for these symptoms could be a bacterial or fungal skin infection, which can lead to redness, swelling, and discomfort. Another potential cause could be an allergic reaction. And mastitis is indeed a likely possibility given the appearance of your dog's mammary glands. Understand that her exact cause and condition can only be determined through testing.

Apply a warm, damp cloth to the affected mammary glands for about 10-15 minutes, several times a day. And ensure that the skin remains dry and clean, as moisture can exacerbate skin problems. Additionally, preventing your dog from scratching or licking the area is important; you can use an Elizabethan collar (cone) to help with this.

Since Zoey's condition has been ongoing for a week, I recommend that you take her to the vet to determine the exact condition and cause.

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