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Dr. Andy

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Medical Director

551 satisfied customers

2003 Graduate

Joan

Joan

Vet Technician

3,134 satisfied customers

Vet Tech for 35+yrs. Small Animals and Fish

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Dr. Gary

Veterinarian

348 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ

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Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

195 satisfied customers

15 years of experience in emergency, surgery and medicine

Anna

Anna

Pet Expert/Biologist

3,548 satisfied customers

40 yrs.: herps, pocket pets, rabbits, poultry, dogs, horses. Biology degree. Vet assistant.

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Theresa

Voice for your pet

1,133 satisfied customers

Veterinary Technician for 15 years

Cheryl K.

Cheryl K.

shelter volunteer

836 satisfied customers

14+ years of shelter work/ vaccinations/ disease/ illness/ injury/ medical care

Scott Perry

Scott Perry

Veterinarian

2,177 satisfied customers

PitRottMommy

PitRottMommy

Veterinary Nurse

10,110 satisfied customers

Dr. Leah Hill

Dr. Leah Hill

Veterinarian

30 satisfied customers

Heath Wilkerson

Heath Wilkerson

ER/ICU & Exotic Animal Veterinarian

346 satisfied customers

Dr. Michael Salkin

Dr. Michael Salkin

Veterinarian

3 satisfied customers

Associate Veterinarian

920 satisfied customers

Dr. Nicole

Dr. Nicole

Veterinarian

703 satisfied customers

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People also keep horses, cows, sheep, rabbits, ferrets, and even hermit crabs. All pets require an environment suited to their species, and all of them can have physical ailments that may require a veterinarian’s attention – usually at some inconvenient time when the local vet’s office is closed.


The pet Experts on JustAnswer.com treat all kinds of pets, from goats to red devil fish, and are available to you without making an appointment at any time day or night, even on holidays, and without requiring you to bundle up your pet for travel.

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How to get help for your pet, even in the middle of the night


The veterinary Experts on JustAnswer have answered thousands of pet questions, including:


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  • What’s the best stool softener for dogs?
  • Why is my panther chameleon holding his mouth open and drinking more water than usual?
  • How can I train my puppy to stop barking incessantly?
  • What stable size would you recommend as a minimum for a 17hh Welsh cross horse of medium weight?
  • What’s wrong with a sheep that’s off its food and has a dark green jelly-like stool?

The Experts on JustAnswer are all trained veterinarians and animal management professionals. They will likely ask questions up front, such as:


  • Name of the animal
  • Size and weight
  • Animal’s age
  • Symptoms
  • Previous problems or issues

With this information, the Experts can give advice, recommend further steps and tell you whether the animal needs immediate treatment or not.