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What Could Be the Possible Health Issues with My Rottweiler?

Dear VetBabble, What's Wrong with My Rottie? He Seems to Be in Pain! We recently received a very concerning query from a worried...
A curious turtle near its eggs.

What Should I Know if My Turtle Has Eggs Without Mating?

Dear VetBabble: What Do I Need to Know When My Turtle Carries Eggs Without Mating? One of our readers recently asked about their...
cat with a slightly watery eye

What Could Cause My Cat’s Greenish Eye Discharge?

Dear VetBabble: What Could Be Causing My Cat's Greenish Eye Discharge? I recently adopted a 7-month-old cat who has a greenish discharge coming...
Bichon Frise with visible bumps

Are Mole-like Bumps on My 11-Year-Old Bichon Frise a Cause for...

Dear VetBabble, I've noticed my Bichon Frise, who is 11 years old, has developed several mole-like bumps on his skin. They are the...
dog sniffing at a bag of Holly-tone Organic Fertilizer.

Is Holly-tone Organic Fertilizer Toxic to Dogs if Ingested?

Dear VetBabble, My dog got into a bag of Holly-tone organic fertilizer for plants. Is it toxic to my dog? What should I...
Labrador puppy happily sitting inside a crate

How Can I Help My Rescued Labrador Puppy Adjust to Crate...

Dear VetBabble, I just rescued a 6-month-old Labrador puppy, and I'm having trouble getting him adjusted to the crate when I need to...
Two cats interacting with each other.

Can My Cat Get Ear Mites from Contact with an Infected...

Dear VetBabble, Is my cat at risk of ear mites after coming in contact with another cat with ear mites? What should I do...
Dog digging in sand

How To Stop Dogs Digging

Digging dogs can make a real mess of the garden. These budding archaeologists have many reasons to dig. They will dig to join in with you if you like to garden, they will dig a hole to keep cool, bury bones or out of boredom. Each cause needs a specific solution.
puppy curiously looking at the ground.

What Kind of Worms Are Found in My Puppy’s Poop?

Dear VetBabble, What Type of Worms Are These in My Puppy's Poop? My 9-week-old puppy has been pooping mass amounts of worms that...
pets displaying various emotions and behaviors

How Can I Determine if My Pet is Feeling Good or...

Dear VetBabble, I've noticed that my pet seems a bit down lately and I wanted to check if they're okay. How can I tell...
dog happily eating from a bowl

What is the Best Dog Food for Picky Eaters?

Dear VetBabble, What's a Good Dog Food for My Picky Eater? As a pet owner, it can be concerning when your dog doesn't...
concerned cat looking at its tail.

Should I Visit an Emergency Vet for My Cat’s Wound near...

Dear VetBabble, My cat has a wound at the base of her tail. It looks painful and I'm concerned about her wellbeing. Should I...
worried dog in a living room

Why is My House-Trained Dog Suddenly Peeing Indoors and Vomiting?

Dear VetBabble, Why is my house-trained dog suddenly peeing indoors and vomiting? Our beloved pets can sometimes exhibit peculiar behaviors that can leave us...
A groomed dog in a relaxed pose.

Can a Recent Grooming Session Cause Diarrhea and Excessive Licking in...

Dear VetBabble, Help! My dog has diarrhea and has been excessively licking his bottom since our recent trip to the groomers. Could this...
pregnancy in cats

Pregnancy in Cats: Advice and What to Expect

Are you planning for your cat to become pregnant? Or maybe you’ve just discovered that the tom cat next door has taken a liking...
Dog with visible dandruff and scabbing.

Is My Dog’s Dandruff and Scabbing a Sign of a Health...

Dear VetBabble: Is My Dog's Dandruff and Scabbing a Cause for Concern? I'm worried about my dog who seems to have dandruff and...
Dog lying down

What Causes Hives on Dog’s Stomach and How to Help My...

Dear VetBabble, I've noticed that my dog suddenly broke out with some kind of hives under his thighs on his stomach. What could be...
worried American Eskimo dog sitting down

Is My American Eskimo in Pain? Should I Seek Vet Help...

Dear VetBabble, I have a male American Eskimo who often cries while holding his front-left leg. It appears that he's very uncomfortable, as...
elderly pet resting quietly

Is My Pet’s Behavior Due to Old Age or a More...

Dear VetBabble: Is It Just Old Age or Something More Serious? Understanding Your Senior Cat's Health Concerns Introduction One of our caring...
A Siamese cat with wide

Why Are My Older Spayed Siamese Cat’s Pupils Constantly Dilated?

Dear VetBabble: Understanding the Causes of Constantly Dilated Pupils in Cats Are you noticing that your aging, spayed Siamese cat seems to have...
Labrador Retriever looking alert and happy outdoors.

Will My Lab With Lyme Disease Need More Doxycycline or Stronger...

Dear VetBabble, I have a lab that was diagnosed with Lyme disease and has been on doxycycline for 20 days. Her lethargy is...