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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Calico and Tortoiseshell Cats Usually Female Apr 15, 2021

Q: I adopted a calico cat from a shelter that named him Joseph for his coat of many colors. My veter... Read More

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Monitor Diabetic Pet's Blood Sugar Levels at Home Apr 08, 2021

Q: Pebbles, my 9-year-old terrier, was diagnosed with diabetes several months ago. I give her insuli... Read More

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Protect Cats Traveling in Motor Home Apr 01, 2021

Q: My spouse and I want to take our dog and two cats on a monthlong trip across the United States in... Read More

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Chocolate Toxic to Dogs Mar 25, 2021

Q: Our dog Riley ate a lot of semisweet chocolate bits. His veterinarian advised us to use hydrogen ... Read More