Live Chat: Dr. Katy Nelson, veterinarian

Dr. Katy Nelson. (Courtesy Rich Kessler Designs)

WASHINGTON – Just in time for the Fourth of July, Dr. Paws returns to WTOP to answer your pet questions.

Some dogs are not fans of fireworks or thunder. In preparation for next week’s festivities and for the upcoming summer thunderstorm season, Nelson will take your questions on how best to deal with those situations.

Nelson has been an associate emergency veterinarian in Alexandria, Va. where she works with a wide variety of pets and pet problems.

She is passionate about health and fitness and helping dogs and cats to live the longest, fullest life that they can lead by staying fit and trim.

Nelson, a native of Louisiana, was raised on a small farm in the heart of the state where her childhood was filled with many beloved pets.

She earned her veterinary degree in 2001 from the Louisiana State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine.

Join WTOP at 1 p.m. on Thursday for another chat with Nelson.

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