Mother cat and kittens near a litter box.

Why Aren’t My Cat and Her Kittens Using the Litter Box?

Dear VetBabble: My Cat and Her Kittens Are Not Using the Litter Box, What Can I Do? As a warmhearted and caring veterinarian,...
dog looking anxious during a thunderstorm

How Can I Help My Dog Overcome Fear and Panting During Thunderstorms?

Dear VetBabble: My Dog Pants During Thunderstorms - How Can I Help Ease Their Fear? As pet owners, we often encounter situations where...
German Shepherd during bath time.

What Factors Should I Consider When Choosing a Shampoo for My German Shepherd?

Dear VetBabble: Choosing the Right Shampoo for My German Shepherd What should I look for in buying shampoo for my large dog, specifically...
Cat cautiously licking its wound

What Should You Do If Your Cat Has an Open Wound?

Dear VetBabble: What to Do When Your Cat Suffers From an Open Wound? Dear VetBabble, I recently put an inexpensive metal necklace on...
mouse in bowl

Mouse Care Guide

Mice are inquisitive and friendly pocket sized pets. With proper care, they will keep your family entertained for hours on end.
Cat lying comfortably on a soft surface.

Is It Safe to Use Petroleum Jelly for Cat Constipation?

Dear VetBabble, I'm concerned about my cat who seems to be struggling with constipation. He's been ill, dehydrated, and hasn't been able to...
Dog examining a bee nearby.

Can Dexamethasone Replace Dexamethasone SP for Treating Bee Stings in Dogs?

Dear VetBabble, Question: Can dexamethasone be given instead of dexamethasone SP to treat bee stings in dogs? What should pet owners do if...
puppy chewing on a teething toy

How Can I Help My Teething Puppy and Reduce Her Biting Habits?

Dear VetBabble, My three-month-old puppy is teething, and she's biting everything! What can I do to help my puppy during her teething stage and...
Dog looking curiously at its reflection in a mirror.

What Could be the Reason for Red Circles Appearing on My Dog’s Lip?

Dear VetBabble, What's Causing the Red Circles on My Dog's Lip? Indeed, it can be worrying for pet owners when their furry friends...
A close-up of a dog's belly with black spots near its private area.

Are Black Spots Near My Dog’s Private Area Linked to Spaying?

Dear VetBabble, I recently noticed that my dog has round, black spots around her private area. She's been spayed, and I'm wondering if...
Dog scratching itself

Why is My Dog Scratching Excessively & Losing Hair? Causes and Solutions

Dear VetBabble, I have noticed that my dog has been scratching a lot and losing hair in different areas. What could be causing...
Puppy curiously interacting with other dogs.

Is My 13-Week-Old Puppy at Risk After Exposure to Other Dogs Pre-Vaccination?

Dear VetBabble, I have a 13-week-old puppy who hasn’t completed her vaccination process yet, but she recently ran outside where other dogs have...
Dog examining its stitches with curiosity.

What is the small hard object with a black string near my dog’s stitch...

Dear VetBabble, I noticed that after my dog had her stitches removed from a recent sterilization, there seems to be a small hard...
A dog scratching because of fleas

How Can I Effectively Control a Flea Infestation on a Limited Budget?

Dear VetBabble: The Pesky Flea Problem Question: How Do I Control a Flea Infestation When I'm on a Budget? "I'm currently dealing...
Dog scratching itself due to itchiness.

What Could Be Causing My Dog’s Hair Loss and Itchy Skin?

Dear VetBabble: What's Causing My Dog's Hair Loss and Itching? A concerned pet owner writes: "My dog has a patch of fur missing...