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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


Here Are the 17 Coolest Jobs That Involve Working With Animals

Check out these 17 wild job descriptions -- and expected salaries -- to see if a career switch is in your future. Veterinarian may be the first thing that comes to mind, but all kinds of opportunities exist for furry-friend lovers looking for interesting jobs. Loving animals is an obvious requisite. Wanting... 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


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


Pneumonia in Dogs -- What You Should Know

How to recognize and care for pneumonia in your sick pup. If you've noticed your dog doesn't have much spunk in his step, is losing weight or has been coughing, he might have pneumonia. While the condition is treatable, you don't want to waste time before getting... more