Ask the Vet

Ask the Vet

Ask the Vet

“Ask the Vet” is an educational, entertaining veterinary advice column written by Dr. Lee Pickett to help animal lovers better care for their four-legged family members. The column, which has been published every week since 2002, is available through Creators Syndicate, Inc.

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Paintballs Toxic to Dogs Dec 12, 2019

Q: My husband and his friends want to play their paintball games on our rural property. Our dogs wou... Read More

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Ensure Pets' Safety Over the Holidays Dec 05, 2019

Q: Our new daughter-in-law owns a garden center and wants to fill our home with poinsettias over the... Read More

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Reward-Based Training More Effective and Humane Than Aversive Training Nov 28, 2019

Q: I mentioned to a friend that I am sending Bert, our new dog who is wild and undisciplined, to a t... Read More

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Arthritis Treatment Safe for Cats With Kidney Disease Nov 21, 2019

Q: Emmy, my 12-year-old cat, has arthritis and chronic kidney disease. Her veterinarian recommended ... Read More