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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No Dog Breed Is Hypoallergenic Jan 21, 2021

Q: I recently got a Havanese puppy, Marcos, who was supposed to be hypoallergenic. However, every ti... Read More

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To Prevent Bites, Teach Children to Respect Dogs Jan 14, 2021

Q: We recently adopted Tucker, a young, neutered, mixed-breed dog. We don't know how he behaves arou... Read More

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Adopting 'Special Needs' Cats Can Be Rewarding Jan 07, 2021

Q: Ever since my cats died, my home has felt empty and lonely. The local cat rescue is offering for ... Read More

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Secondhand Smoke Causes Cancer in Cats Dec 31, 2020

Q: Tao, our 11-year-old part-Siamese cat, was diagnosed with lymphoma. He has always been an active,... Read More