Ask the Vet - Vallard C. Forsythe, DVM


Unconditional love in an unexpected place

Dear Dr. Forsythe:  I attended a weekly meeting last week in a nearby town.  I won’t go into details about the exact nature of... Continue

Cat tells wife husband is having affair

Dear Dr. Forsythe:  I am becoming convinced that my husband is up to no good, thanks to some peculiar behaviors of our cat, Muffin... Continue

Straight from the heart

Dear Dr. Forsythe:  I have been reading your advice column for several years. Most of the time I agree with you in your answers, but... Continue

And a piece of cheese for my rat

Dear Dr. Forsythe:   Last weekend while my girlfriend and I were waiting to have lunch at one of our favorite restaurants located... Continue

You itch what you eat

It is often said you are what you eat, and this is also true for our four legged friends. Unfortunately, the itchy problem of food... Continue

Keep pets from toxic plants

Dear Dr. Forsythe:  Please warn your readers to be very careful about exposing their pets to toxic plants during this busy time of... Continue

Pets should always have safe harbor

Dear Dr. Forsythe:  I wanted to ask your advice on how to handle a delicate situation with our two pets.  We have a wonderful dog... Continue

Three things you just have to know

There are a few things about being a veterinarian that are very difficult.  Oh, don’t get me wrong, overall it is a marvelous profession... Continue

Keep pets on regular med schedule

Dear Dr. Forsythe:  I was wondering if it is that important to give heartworm prevention to my dog every single month.  I try to... Continue

Advances in doggie dentistry

Dear Dr. Forsythe: I was interested in getting my dog’s teeth cleaned since I know he has really bad breath.  I had them cleaned... Continue