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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Parasites Commonly Infect Indoor Cats Jul 22, 2021

Q: Can cats that stay indoors get parasites? My veterinarian recommends that I apply a parasite prev... Read More

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Canine Carsickness: Common But Treatable Jul 15, 2021

Q: We recently adopted Rufus, a young adult dog who becomes anxious every time he's in the car. He p... Read More

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Living With Pets Protects Children From Allergies Jul 08, 2021

Q: We have several cats, and we provide foster care for kittens from a rescue organization. I am pre... Read More

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Collapsing Trachea Causes Dry, Honking Cough in Small Dogs Jul 01, 2021

Q: Our Yorkshire terrier Bentley has a dry, honking cough. His veterinarian said he has a collapsing... Read More