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Pyometra In Dogs And Cats

Pyometrais a condition of the “intact” or un-spayed female dog or cat. The Greek prefix “pyo” means “pus,” and the suffix “metra” refers to the uterus. Therefore, the literal translation is “pus in the uterus,” but the condition is more…

Canine Heat Cycle

Estrus, or heat cycles, in the female dog are a fascinating process controlled by multiple hormones from the brain and abdominal organs.  Pet owners also use the term “in season” to refer to the heat cycle. Please note that MyPetsDoctor.com…

Early Spay And Neuter

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