Your Questions, Answered
Whether you are wondering how best to look after a new pet, if something is puzzling you or you are struggling to find answers to a specific concern or health challenge I will try my best to get you the information you need.
#DrAlexAnswers is all about providing YOU with the information YOU need to help your pet be as healthy and happy as possible, whatever their situation and health status.
What is your question?
Why does a dog vomit when they are otherwise completely well, eating fine and have no other health problems apparent? Well there are lots of potential reasons and some are more serious than others!
A skin rash can be a frustrating condition to get to the bottom of. Some will respond to little more than symptomatic treatment while others will need a full investigation and take lots of time and effort to get to the bottom of, treat and manage successfully.
It’s always a concern when your dog is unwell. It is more of a worry when they seem to be very sick or in a lot of pain and you just don’t have money to take them to the veterinarian and pay for any vet bills. What should you do?
Does a small dog get the same dose of vaccine as a large dog? Does size matter and does this depend on what vaccine you’re giving your dog?
In this Dr Alex Answers question I discuss how long should you should give heartworm prevention tablets for, and why this will be different depending on the area you live as well as your appetite for risk!
A common worry is how to keep your dog or cat pain free. Join me as I go through my 6 step plan to keep your pet pain free, as well as how best to work with your vet to make sure that your pet is as happy, healthy, and comfortable as possible.
Affordable pet care can be a challenge, especially if your pet needs a major surgery, becomes very unwell or needs emergency vet care and you have no money. I have 7 strategies to answer how to afford vet bills so you can keep your pet as health as possible and give them the treatment they need.
Aging is inevitable and with it comes health and quality of life challenges. Caring for senior dogs takes a bit of planning to help them to age gracefully and in this article I’m going to give you some suggestions on how to help your old dog age gracefully and stay happy.
Good oral health is vital for good body health. If you’ve ever wondered how to keep your cats teeth clean (and how to keep a cats teeth clean without brushing!) then using one of these strategies will help keep your cats teeth clean and mouth healthy
Is your dog fussy? Find out my top tips to get your fussy eater eating and remove the stress of meal times!