Ask The Vet

Vets discuss important pet health topics.

Klee Kai next to a plate of strawberries (Photo: lifewithkleekai / Instagram )
Can Dogs Eat Strawberries?

You may be inclined to feed your dog some strawberries at the end of a warm, summer’s day. Some dog owners might think it’s perfectly safe to feed your canine […]

Klee Kai next to plate of Mango chunks (Photo: lifewithkleekai / Instagram)
Can Dogs Eat Mangos?

Mangos are a popular human snack but are they safe for dogs to eat as a low-carb treat? While mangos are generally safe for dogs to eat, you should never […]

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Can Dogs Eat Cucumbers?

It’s easy to make the assumption that all fruit and vegetables are good for dogs. While some fruit and veg can make healthy and tasty snacks for dogs in moderation, […]

Happy panting Staffordshire Bullterrier (Photo: Adobe)
Why Do Dogs Pant?

Does your dog pant a lot? If so, you should make an appointment with your regular veterinarian at the earliest possible opportunity. There are a variety of different reasons why […]

Alaskan Malamutes walking in winter forest (Photo: Adobe Stock)
Why Do Dogs Wag Their Tails?

Have you ever pondered why your dog wags their tail? They may do it when you get home from a day at work, or when you prepare their food at […]

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How Do Dogs Get Fleas?

Fleas are a common issue for dogs. They can be picked up from other dogs and animals such as cats, birds, rabbits, squirrels and other wild animals. Once your dog […]

Alaskan Klee Kai tear stains (Photo: Albalone Pet Studio)
What Causes Tear Stains In Dogs?

My Alaskan Klee Kai have always struggled with tear stains. They’ve struggled with consistent tear stains since the age of one, leaving a reddish mark on their white fur underneath […]

Cute grey tabby cat in cardboard box on floor at home (Photo: Adobe Stock)
Do Cats Fart?

Does your cat fart a lot? You may associate farting with dogs more than cats given that our feline friends are usually stereotyped as clean and fastidious animals. However, feline […]

Labrador puppy eats grass (Photo: Adobe Stock)
Why Does My Dog Eat Grass?

Have you spotted your dog eating grass in your garden? If you’re a dog owner, there’s a good chance your canine companion has been caught munching on grass at some […]

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Pete The Vet Interview

Peter Wedderburn is one of the top three online veterinary influencers in the UK. He’s a columnist for the Daily Telegraph, while Pete is well-known on the Irish media scene […]

Golden Retriever has a check up at the vet (Photo: Adobe Stock)
Can Dogs Eat Grapes and Raisins?

Grapes and raisins are poisonous to dogs. If you believe that your dog has eaten a raisin or a grape, you should bring your dog to your local veterinarian or […]

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What To Do If Your Dog Has Diarrhea

It can be a worrying time as an owner if your dog has diarrhea. If you’re concerned about your dog’s wellbeing, you should immediately call your local vet or the […]

A Siberian Husky gets his ears checked at the vet (Photo: Adobe Stock)
Ear mites in dogs

If your dog is scratching its ears or shaking its head a lot, it could be a sign that your pup has ear mites. You’ll usually be able to spot […]

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What puppy vaccinations are needed in UK

Vaccination is an important part of caring for you animal friend. Sometimes it can be a little confusing making sure you have got this right. When you bring home a […]