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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Ensure Pets' Safety Over the Holidays Dec 05, 2019

Q: Our new daughter-in-law owns a garden center and wants to fill our home with poinsettias over the... Read More

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Reward-Based Training More Effective and Humane Than Aversive Training Nov 28, 2019

Q: I mentioned to a friend that I am sending Bert, our new dog who is wild and undisciplined, to a t... Read More

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Arthritis Treatment Safe for Cats With Kidney Disease Nov 21, 2019

Q: Emmy, my 12-year-old cat, has arthritis and chronic kidney disease. Her veterinarian recommended ... Read More

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Dogs and Humans Don't Share Cold Viruses Nov 14, 2019

Q: I have such a bad cold that I can't go to school. Mom is afraid I'll spread my cold to our puppy,... Read More