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spayed cat still goes into heat

I have a cat that is around 8-10 years old. She was given to me when she was about 1 year old and I was told she was already spayed. She goes into heat 1-2 times a year for a week or 2 at a time. When I asked the... more


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Every use zykene for dog anxiety?

Our vet recommended zylkene or prozac for our 6 year old mutt. Anyone have any feedback on either medication? I lean towards zylkene, as it's more 'natural' but feel weird medicating my dog! He has developed more anxiety over the past few years - very reactive to strangers/dogs walking by... more


How to tell if your cat is pregnant: 5 tell-tale signs

It can happen to the best pet parents. Your indoor cat slips outside and now you're wondering if she's expecting kittens. If she isn't fixed, just one single encounter can result in pregnancy. "Cats are incredibly efficient breeders, so if you have an unspayed female cat who... more


Blood in dog urine: What you need to know and do

Don’t panic — when you see blood in your dog’s urine, repeat those words. It can be a scary thing when you see a pink or reddish tinge to your dog’s pee, but now isn’t the time to freak out, it’s the time to take action. There are some important... more


Dog losing hair? Here are potential causes — and how to treat it

Your dog’s hair is falling out. And not just a little bit — we’re talking tufts of hair rolling down your hallway like tumbleweed in the Wild West. But before you start freaking out, here’s some information about dog hair loss that you need to know. “Some breeds are naturally... more


Neurological disorders in dogs: signs, diagnosis and treatments

When a dog has a neurological problem, symptoms can be very obvious, sudden and scary.   Paralysis, tremors or seizures are a few symptoms that something is amiss in a dog’s nervous system — the network of cells that carry signals to and from the brain and the body. To... more


Worms in dogs: Types, symptoms and treatments

Your dog hasn't been behaving normally over the past few weeks. You talk to your dog walker or doggy day care about it, and they say that they've noticed a change in your dog's bathroom habits. You check in with your dog sitter after you get back from a trip, and... more


Strokes in dogs: Everything you need to know about symptoms, causes and treatment

It’s rare when the words “stroke” and “scary” don’t appear in the same sentence. That’s why it’s important for dog owners to know the symptoms of a dog stroke and how to move forward with treatment. A sudden loss of balance and a head tilt are just some of the... more