Q. 10 year old Staffordshire bull terrier bitch with raised back bone from halfway down spine and has swollen stomach.

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A. As she is unswayed, I suspect she has a uterine infection (Pyometra). This is considered to be a medical emergency, you need to take her to the vet in order to confirm this possible diagnosis.

If it is Pyometra she will need to undergo surgery in order to remove the full of pus uterus.

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