My 7-month old lil doxie girl (Gretel) just had her spay surgery on Friday of last week.
I took her back to the vet yesterday due to some swelling at the incision site. The vet said that the swelling was due to the shaving that was done prior to surgery, and that some scar tissue had formed. He prescribed a cortisone cream to be applied to the incision site twice a day. He specifically stated that the swelling wasn't due to a hernia.
Well... since taking her to the vet yesterday, the swelling has turned into a definite 'lump', that is twice the size it was yesterday.
I plan on taking her back to the vet -- however, in the meantime, I was wondering if anyone here has had experience with post-surgery swelling and/or hernias. If so ... can you give me some advice and share your experience?