It’s normal for a dog’s nipples to swell during a heat cycle. After the cycle ends, it can take 4-6 weeks for the teats to revert back to normal. This depends on a few factors, like cycle duration and hormone levels.
Your puppy's first heat can be a little nerve-racking. The puppy seems to be uncomfortable all the time, and you feel like there’s nothing you can do.
You also notice physical changes, like the nipples swelling, and they stay that way for a while. So, you’re left wondering, will my puppy's nipples go back to normal after heat?
Let’s take a look at the factors that affect how fast your puppy’s nipples go back to normal.