Free vet advice online is not like as a real visit at the clinic but it can help you decide what to do when in doubt. We listed here only truly free ask-a-vet-online services.
Of course nothing can replace a visit at your local vet but if you are in doubt or your usual doctor is not available, in these pages you can check your dog's symptoms and receive immediate advice about the most effective measures you can take.
Type your question and find your answer among hundreds of comebacks written by vets.
Well put together website but you need to create an account to receive infos. It offers a list of symptoms that require immediate veterinary attention.
Answer questions about your pet’s health and you’ll receive suggestions about the best course of action. Useful when in doubt and easy to use.
Run a search and find an article that can relate to your dogs problem. Behavioural and health problems are addressed. Lots of detailed pictures, helpful but definitely unpleasant.
Free vet advice 24 hours but you have to register and verify your info.
Whippets are a very healthy, low maintenance dog breed and your visit to the vet will probably be only for routine vaccinations and the occasional skin tear or running injury.
We listed below some links to pages about common problems and routine care that will keep your whippet in top condition.
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It is not always easy to decide when to ask a veterinary for assistance. Find out when to look for a vet, what to do and what not to do in case your dog gets wounded.
A frequent cause of whippets and greyhound lameness are paw pad corn. Find out what they look like.
Dog leg injuries in whippets are not as frequent as one would think, given their incredible speed. Find out how to deal with racing dog injuries.
Find out how to groom your whippet, give him a proper manicure and take care of the most common skin problems.
Because of their little amount of body fat sighthounds and whippets are especially sensitive to anesthesia methods that are perfectly safe for other dogs.
The drugs used successfully on other breeds can be harmful or even fatal for your whippet.
If you are not sure if your vet is aware of this sighthound peculiarity, I strongly recommend that you print this page and give it to your doctor.
I know, it may seem pedantic and you don’t want to spoil the relationship with your trusted vet but this is a very important issue, your pet life is on the line and is better be safe and pedantic than sorry.
There are always more good reasons not to breed than to breed. Click on the title to read about our adventures with our little unspayed lurcher.
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Take care of your dog with essential oils. Click on this link to find out about home remedies you can safely and effectively use for your dog.