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Phantom Pregnancy

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by rottweiler1, Nov 13, 2007.


  1. rottweiler1

    rottweiler1 PetForums Newbie

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    My Rottie is having a Phantom Pregnancy has anyone else out there dealt with is before she has been to the vets and was given a injecton. Is there anything else I can make her feel better?

    I am going to get her spade in Deecember.
     
  2. colliemerles

    colliemerles PetForums VIP

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    oh sorry to hear that, a friends dog had a phanthom pregnancey, she evan got fat and produced milk, i think she had to go to the vets,
     
  3. canisred

    canisred PetForums Newbie

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    Hi, my staffy had 2 of them, the first wasn't that bad but the second was horrible:mad:.
    i had to take all her toy off her because she thought they were pups,
    i felt so sorry for her, it only lasted a few days then she was back to her normal self:eek:
    i got her done a few weeks later and she was fine
    hope she's feeling better soon;)
    Marguerite
     
  4. basi

    basi PetForums Senior

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    My bitch sometimes has a mild one after her season. I just make sure that there is no toys around that she can try and mother and also increase her exercise to take her mind of it.
     
  5. jan-c

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    Raspberry leaf tablets from the health shop are good for phantoms.
     
  6. terriermaid

    terriermaid PetForums Senior

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    my little terrors always have phamtoms but luckly they dont get to the toys stage ive given them galastop in the past to dry up there milk but a dose of epsom salts can be as good :p
     
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    I have heared that is good for phantoms
     
  8. Puppy Love

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    We have also had quite a time of our bitch having a phantom - its gone on so long and we have been to the vets twice - she put weight on, we used Epsom salts, increased her excercise, done everything we where told to do but shes moody and just has not got back to her usual self, then last night I noticed her little nipples where more puffy than normal and low and behold she now has milk in them - so Ive just made an appointment again with the vets this afternoon.

    Thanks for the info on the Raspberry leaf tablets - I will be prepared for her next season. Does she have while shes in season on just after?? How many tablets do I give her??

    Puppy Love
     
  9. terriermaid

    terriermaid PetForums Senior

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    have a look on dorwest ,it might tell you on there
     
  10. Puppy Love

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    Thanks terriermaid - i will have a look now.

    Puppy Love
     
  11. kittykat

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    Hi, Cola had a phantom pregnancy that lasted 5 weeks! She was producing milk and I had to take her toys away as she was treating them like puppies, gave her more exercise but it still took so long. She just finished 2 weeks ago but the vet has told me I have to wait another 4 weeks before I can get her spayed as it takes a while for their hormones to settle down.
     
  12. Puppy Love

    Puppy Love PetForums Senior

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    The vet has now strongly recommended Galastop as her phantom has gone on so long. He feels mentally she will benefit from getting back to normal asap. I spoke to him about the Raspberry leaf tablets and he said yes to try them - I did point out I am not happy with all these chemicals.

    Lets hope she gets back to her usual mad self soon

    Puppy Love
     
  13. squashynose

    squashynose PetForums Member

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    I had a ridgeback who had a phantom... Can't remember how long it lasted, but she had her hippo which was her baby, and she actually bit someone who came to close to it. Scary things, hormones.
     
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