There are two options for asking a free vet question. The first option below below has online Vets standing by 24/7 to answer short questions for free. After that there is a small fee. The second option if you aren't in a rush is to ask our veterinary advisor a question by filling out the form at the bottom of the page.
A Free Online Vet Answer Service Can Provide Peace of Mind to a Concerned Pet Parent
When To See A Veterinarian
No one knows your dog better than you do. If you believe something isn't right, always see a Veterinarian.
The following symptoms require immediate dog veterinary attention:
- Lack of response or complete loss of consciousness
- Collapse, or weakness so severe that your dog is unable to stand
- Bleeding that will not stop
- A dog that has experience severe trauma, injury or is clearly in pain
- The presence of a bloated abdomen along with nonproductive vomiting
- Vomiting, diarrhea, and/or refusal to eat for a day or more
- Straining or complete inability to urinate, especially in male cats
- Shallow or rapid breathing accompanied by pale or bluish gums
Options for Asking A Vet A Free Question
If you have a question that requires an immediate answer, we suggest you use this Veterinarian question service. You can ask a short question for free 24/7 (really!) There is a small fee for additional or longer questions. We highly recommend it.
Use a "Ask A Vet a Question" Service If You Have A Question That You Would Like Answered for Free.
Option 2: (or ask a free question using option 1 & 2)
Dog health questions are answered by our editors every week. Our goal is to help owners stay informed regarding the health of their pets. There is no charge for submitting a question. Our editors will select 1 question each week to answer.
This service is is not a substitute for a veterinarian who can give your dog a clinical examination and perform any necessary tests.
We also appreciate any reader submissions that describe a dog health
experience that could help our readers. Just fill out the form
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Do you have a story, suggestion or question? Share it! Our editors select several questions a week to answer for free. Just provide your dog's breed, age, sex, area of the body affected and medical history.
We will do our best to get back to you quickly (depends on how many questions we receive each day). If you do require an immediate response we suggest using this online dog veterinary service that is available now.
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