It's a risky business to know when your dog's heat is finally over. Dogs stay in heat for 21 days, which is a rather long time to deal with restless nights, precautions during walks and shooing male dogs away from your yard.
We all love to plan ahead and trust that everything is predictable. Mother Nature likes that too; however, she's not always able to deliver. While most dogs go into heat twice a year and stay in heat for 21 days, abnormalities do occur. This article gives a brief summary about possible abnormalities in the heat cycle of female dogs.
Hyperthyroidism is among the most common diseases in middle-aged and older cats, and untreated hyperthyroidism can have a lethal outcome. In this article, you will learn how to recognize symptoms of hyperthyroidism in cats and what to do if you suspect your cat might have it.
As we already concluded in one of our previous articles, it's not at all dumb to walk a cat on a leash, stating you do keep two things in mind. First, cats are not dogs, and they walk on a leash differently. Second, to get your cat enjoy walking on a leash, it's necessary to carry out proper training.
It’s quite obvious that it takes greater effort to train a cat when compared to training a dog. Why is this so? There must be an explanation of why are cats harder to train than dogs, right? Right!
Changes in hormones, or the body's signal molecules, are responsible for variations in your dog's body and behavior during the heat cycle. Several hormones work together, and their balance is what your dog's body tell what to do.
Do you struggle to keep your cat off the kitchen counter? You are not alone. For many people, including those who love their cats and consider them part of the family, counter tops in the kitchen are places they would like to see free of cats. Unfortunately, cats love to climb. Combine this with curiosity, and you will find it is hard to prevent a cat from jumping on a kitchen counter. Or is it?
If you try a new cat litter, sometimes the cat may not like to use it. He may be reluctant to use it, or worse, avoid litter box altogether. The reason why this happens is that cats don't like things changing. Also, some cat litter types might be uncomfortable for your cat.
How often dogs are coming in heat, is varying from dog to dog. In most cases, dogs will come in heat every four to nine months. That is, approximately three, two or a bit fewer times a year.
Symptoms of a dog in heat vary throughout the cycle, and recognizing them is crucial if you are an owner of an un-spayed female dog. In this article you are going to learn how to identify the heat symptoms in female dogs.