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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Celebrate Easter With Chocolate Bunny, Not Live One Mar 26, 2020

Q: I'm thinking of surprising my 6-year-old niece with a rabbit on Easter. The pet store sells bunni... Read More

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Ear-Tipped Cat Already Sterilized Mar 19, 2020

Q: A new friend invited me to her home, and I was surprised that one of her cats was missing an ear ... Read More

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Toads Release Toxins That Harm Pets Mar 12, 2020

Q: Mrs. Maisel, my small, 2-year-old mixed-breed dog, died soon after chewing a toad. She didn't swa... Read More

Mouse Poisons Kill Pets and Wildlife Mar 05, 2020

Q: I need to put some mouse poison in the basement, but I'm worried my cats may find it. I understan... Read More