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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Excessive Drooling May Signal Medical Problem Jul 09, 2020

Q: My cat Myrtle sometimes drools. Should I be concerned? A: It depends. Many cats drool while purri... Read More

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Prepare Dogs Now for Post-Pandemic Lifestyle Jul 02, 2020

Q: I have been working at home during the pandemic, and I expect to return to my regular workplace s... Read More

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Feed Commercial Cat Food, Not Just Tuna Jun 25, 2020

Q: My elderly cat Tater Tot is losing his appetite for dry cat food, but he loves the tuna I eat. No... Read More

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Many Ways to Help Calm Dog With Noise Phobia Jun 18, 2020

Q: Our dog Hunter is terrified of loud noises, so I'm concerned he'll panic during Fourth of July fi... Read More