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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Medications Can Diminish Dog's Sense of Smell Oct 01, 2020

Q: I'm training my dog Roger for search and rescue, which requires him to use his nose. I noticed wh... Read More

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Three Reasons Not to Toilet Train Your Cat Sep 24, 2020

Q: I'm thinking about teaching Cameo, my newly adopted young calico cat, to use the toilet instead o... Read More

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Flat-Faced Breeds Prone to Health Problems Sep 17, 2020

Q: My dog Hugo is the cutest, most lovable French bulldog I know. When I submitted a photo of him to... Read More

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Protect Pet Ferrets From COVID-19 Sep 10, 2020

Q: I have two ferrets, but the only information I can find about pets and COVID-19 involves dogs and... Read More