Category Archives: Ask a Vet

ASK-THE-VET: CAT DIAGNOSED WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

Question: My 16 year old cat Lucy has just been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease The vet feels she has lost 2/3rds of her kidney function based on blood and urine tests. She is also anemic. The vet recommended switching … Continue reading

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ASK-THE-VET: HOW TO REMOVE SKUNK ODOR

Question: How to remove skunk odor from your pet? We have always found that Denorex or TGel (tar based dandruff shampoos) work very well. However, I’d like to hear from a veterinarian whether this is harmful to the pet. (Definitely … Continue reading

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ASK-THE-VET: IS CAMPHOR HARMFUL TO DOGS?

Question: Is the odor of camphor tablet for repelling mosquito harmful or toxic for the dogs? Answer: Thanks for writing in. Here is what the ASPCA has to say about camphor: Essential oils such as camphor and eucalyptus have the … Continue reading

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ASK-THE-VET: GERMAN SHEPHERD WITH COLITIS

Question: What dry and wet food Halo products would be appropriate to feed my adult German Shepherd with Colitis? Answer: Thanks for writing in. It is common for many dogs with colitis to require a fairly high fiber diet to … Continue reading

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ASK-THE-VET: DASCHUND GETTING PIMPLES ALL OVER HIS BELLY

Question: My Daschund recently started getting these pimples all over his belly and under his arm pits. When you rub him they seem to pop pretty easily. The skin around it looks dry. He doesn’t scratch or bite at it. … Continue reading

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