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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Puppy's Demodectic Mange Not Contagious Jan 23, 2020

Q: We took Jake, our 10-week-old pit bull, to the veterinarian because he has very little hair and s... Read More

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Pet Food Processed for Complete, Balanced Nutrition Jan 16, 2020

Q: Why should I buy processed food full of chemicals for my cat when we humans are encouraged to eat... Read More

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Canine Bladder Cancer Associated With Herbicides and Pesticides Jan 09, 2020

Q: Taylor, my 9-year-old Sheltie, had what seemed to be a urinary tract infection, but the antibioti... Read More

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Spay Cat to Prevent Surprise Pregnancy, Uterine Infection and Mammary Cancer Jan 02, 2020

Q: Stormi, my new kitten, will be an indoor-outdoor cat. I know she needs to be vaccinated and event... Read More