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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

Worms in dogs: What are the 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

The Facts on Cat Fever

Cat fever is earmarked by several symptoms, but feeling hot to the touch isn't usually one of them. Here's how to figure if your cat has a fever and what to do. A fever isn't fun for anyone, including your cat. Complicating a cat fever is the... 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

Want to work with animals? 11 jobs that offer fur full-time

The day you realize you can’t make a living snuggling your pets in bed is a sad day indeed. But with a pile of bills to pay and a life-long connection to animals, you can consider a career where you can be surrounded by fur full-time. A veterinarian may be... 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