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Mismate jab,whats the risks?

Discussion in 'Dog Breeding' started by wiley80, Mar 31, 2011.

  1. wiley80

    wiley80 Guest

    Hi just wondering what the risks are of giving the mismate jab?
    How reliable is it? and is it just the 1 jab?
  2. BenMac

    BenMac PetForums Senior

    Oct 18, 2009
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    It's 3 seperate jabs. Can increase the chances of your bitch developing pyometra in the months afterwards. My wee girl had the jabs in January....so ever watchful. She can't be spayed until a full 3 months have passed to make sure there are no problems.
  3. Tanya1989

    Tanya1989 PetForums VIP

    Dec 4, 2009
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    There is also a risk that it brings them back into season, so you have to keep any males separate.
    Pyometra has been reported on a few occasions,
    The injection not working in killing the puppies, but deforming them.

    HOWEVER, the risks of whelping far outweigh the risks of a mismate.
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