Okay I was wondering what this could be my 10 month old beagle is in her first heat right now and the her vulva is very red, she seems to keep licking it alot so I think it might be hurting or something.. I have 3 more female beagles and this has never happen before.. So does anyone know why this could be like this?.. Thank You ~*~ Krystal- Michigan
I don't think it's paingful,and I'm guessing that perhaps she's just licking it because it may feel "diffeent? to her. Many dogs will lick themselves when in heat, and wil even lick the droplets of blood off the the floor. I don't think it's anyting serious to worry about, actually pretty normal, but perhaps someone else can provide more insight.
I honestly couldn't tell you, but I wish that I could. Could it be that eveytime you look at it, she's bleeding and it's blood you're seeing. Again, I hope that someone else will know. It's been 20 years since I've a had a dog go into heat. Perhaps the fact that she's licking herself so much may be making her more irritated and red.
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