Pet

Get pet questions answered by pet Experts

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Pet Questions
I have a 4 yr old granddaughter, her first ever pet, a baby
I have a 4 yr old granddaughter, her first ever pet, a baby jack rabbit, escaped yesterday. In your opinion, what are the top 5 animals you would recommend for a 4 year old? My son suggested a dwarf r… read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
12,248 satisfied customers
Hi, i have a 1 year old male blue rat (Templeton) who is very
Hi, i have a 1 year old male blue rat (Templeton) who is very sweet, patient, smart and active. He gets along great with my children and I and we all hold him daily and give him lots of attention. But… read more
Joan
Joan
Vet Technician
Private
20,110 satisfied customers
I have a small baby rat, male, I am unsure of his age, but
I have a small baby rat, male, I am unsure of his age, but I do know that I was only recently (in the past week) able to tell for SURE that he was a boy. He is small maybe 2.5 inches long (excluding t… read more
Anna
Anna
Pet Expert/Biologist
Bachelor's Degree
3,575 satisfied customers
rat: my pet..vet yesterday because he had a lump..aspirated..hematoma
I took my pet rat to the vet yesterday because he had a lump on his neck, behind his ear (not in his ear, just clarifying b/c I've read about those common abscesses there). The vet aspirated the lump … read more
Anna
Anna
Pet Expert/Biologist
Bachelor's Degree
3,575 satisfied customers
I bought a rat 3 months ago, which was already mature. I thought
I bought a rat 3 months ago, which was already mature. I thought it was a female, and I bought it as a companion to my older, almost 2 years old female rat. But then I realised, watching them interact… read more
Joan
Joan
Vet Technician
Private
20,110 satisfied customers
My 10 year old cat is limping. It seems to be the hind leg,
My 10 year old cat is limping. It seems to be the hind leg, but I can't find any injury to his foot. He also seems to have lost weight lately.… read more
Dr.Lisa
Dr.Lisa
Doctoral Degree
586 satisfied customers
Ok well 4 weeks ago I took my rat to the vets due to a bloody
Ok well 4 weeks ago I took my rat to the vets due to a bloody sore eye ( I know they can discharge from their eyes when stressed but it was not discharge I have kept rats for 5 years and know the diff… read more
Andrea Roberts
Andrea Roberts
veterinary surgeon
Bachelor's Degree
1,082 satisfied customers
she bites..my hand in that cage to feed or pet her she takes a chunk
HELP! I have a female dwarf hamter and she bites! she is 2-3 weks old and i don tlike to play with her because everytime i put my hand in that cage to feed or pet her she takes a chunk out of my hand!… read more
Mia Carter
Mia Carter
NewsRadio Broadcast Editor & Scripter
Bachelor's Degree
472 satisfied customers
Do you think a Hampster or a gerbial would make a good pet ...
Do you think a Hampster or a gerbial would make a good pet for a 4 year old? I have 4 year old triplet girls who love animals and are very eager to "care" for something. They really want a cat but I d… read more
Gen B.
Gen B.
Lhasa Apso & Shih Tzu Breeder
Bachelor's Degree
1,036 satisfied customers
golden retriever: he licks at pad, bites..fur..foot, walks on tip toes
need help, 11 yr old golden retriever who for 4 years has limped on a front paw, large pad is swollen, he licks at pad, bites at it, has secondarily caused dermatitis, discoloration of fur. Unable to … read more
Animal Eyes
Animal Eyes
Veterinary Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
968 satisfied customers
My dwarf hamster has a weird abcess on its hind leg.
My dwarf hamster has a weird abcess on its hind leg. What causes this? Does she need to see a vet?… read more
ZooCVT
ZooCVT
Certified Veterinary Technician
CVT
944 satisfied customers
My 14 week old kittne has lost the fur on top of ...
My 14 week old kittne has lost the fur on top of one of her front paws revealing what looks like a foot pad, but on top of her foot ( do they go through?) Red/pinkish, and slightly scaly. What could b… read more
August Abbott, CAS
August Abbott, CAS
Etiquette consultant
Doctoral Degree
6,165 satisfied customers
i have a 10 week old chocolate lab and he growls and goes ...
i have a 10 week old chocolate lab and he growls and goes to bite me. He does not show his teeth when he does it he just makes the sound and goes to bite. Is this behavior normal for a puppy? He does … read more
Christina A.T.
Christina A.T.
Cat + Dog Health & Behavior Specialist.
Bachelor Degree
396 satisfied customers
German Shepherd/Lab mix: neutered male 5..lameness..hindquarters..tail
I have a rather bizarre question. My dog, a neutered male 5-year-old German Shepherd/Lab mix, was showing some lameness in his hindquarters this weekend. He was slow to get up and moved gingerly, and … read more
Tammy F.
Tammy F.
Freelance Writer and Editor, Animal Resc
4,438 satisfied customers
yorkie: My 8 yr..yr old male..It looks like it is subcutaneous
My 8 yr old male yorkie's abdomen has become discolored. It looks like it is subcutaneous in that it is not a surface lesion. It could even be bruising because it is so dark. He is not eating as much … read more
Dr. Vicky Lamb
Dr. Vicky Lamb
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
760 satisfied customers
my 2.5 year old male mini double dapple..aggressive..barking..behavior
My 2.5 year old male mini double dapple which we just got about 5 months ago has suddenly become very aggressive with me (female) and will bite me. He has also taken to barking at me if my husband is … read more
ZooCVT
ZooCVT
Certified Veterinary Technician
CVT
944 satisfied customers
our little pet rat has blood coming out of her eyes - she ...
our little pet rat has blood coming out of her eyes - she has become lethargic for the last 2 days - we got her to eat 2 days ago a little bit, yesterday a bit but today nearly nothing, please help - … read more
NancyH
NancyH
Pet/Animal Care Expert
Bachelor Degree
19,712 satisfied customers
rat: lost one..she started acting lethargic..trouble walking
About three weeks ago my rat lost one of her toenails. After it completely fell off, she started acting lethargic and she had trouble walking. I took her to the vet and she was put on .10 ccs of baytr… read more
Dr.  Vamvakias
Dr. Vamvakias
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
756 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I must tell you I found this site by accident and was amazed when I asked a question of the Veteranians online. I wish I could have found it sooner it could have made such a difference in the outcome of my pet's surgery. However, I am passing along the information to my sister-in-law (a cat-rescue person who is also a nurse), and perhaps it will help someone else who may experience the same problem. The doctor who answered my question was amazing, and while it didn't come it time to change the outcome of my situation, it is reassuring to know the caliber of Vets/Doctors that you have at JustAnswer. Thank you for being there.

Alice H.Jacksonville, Fl.

You are a light at the end of scary tunnel when $ are tight, but people need professional help to turn to for help with their dear pets!

LinhCharleston, WV

$1,000 spent at his vet, and I finally get the correct diagnosis from Nancy Holmes for $15

CarolCedar Hill, MO

Thank you so much for your help! Just wanted to let you know that our dog, Queenie is perky and back to her normal self. Your help saved the day!

DeweyGranby, Missouri

I am completely pleased with the quick response that I received in our time of need for our dog, Jasmine. I couldn't believe how quick the response was and I thank you. It's good to know you're there!!

Jasmine's MomUSA

Please let everyone involved with your site know that your Expert, Dr. Lucy, has saved my dog's life. I will recommend your site to all my pet loving friends. Thank you again for simply being there!

Sonya GEasley, SC

Last night my Expert spent close to 3 hours working with me on my dog's illness. Thank you so much for this opportunity to share in her care and knowledge!

Cathie MPompano Beach, FL

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Andy

Dr. Andy

Medical Director

551 satisfied customers

2003 Graduate

Joan

Joan

Vet Technician

20,110 satisfied customers

Vet Tech for 35+yrs. Small Animals and Fish

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Veterinarian

348 satisfied customers

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

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

196 satisfied customers

15 years of experience in emergency, surgery and medicine

Anna

Anna

Pet Expert/Biologist

3,575 satisfied customers

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

Theresa

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

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x