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I agree-sounds like pyometra and if so, it is not an excuse to breed "lots of litters." Now, girls who have been treated for pyo must generally be bred on their next cycle, as it is believed that they are more prone to pyo in the future. Usually then they are spayed as soon as they are done having litters. So, if this is an unusual situation for her (ie, she doesn't normally have 2 litters at the same time), it could be true. I would ask for more details about this because yes, if she had 2 girls who pyo'd, she would need to breed them on their next season and if they came in together (as often happens), she could find herself with 2 litters.
It could also be metritis, which is similar to pyometra but not quite the same. Metritis is a bacterial infection which can develop after giving birth, a non-sterile AI, etc. But that makes even less sense than pyo as a reason to breed.
Tahnee Golden Retrievers
Last edited by Tahnee GR; 12-10-2012 at 02:38 PM.