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  • Dr. Kim
  • Posted by Dr. Kim Smyth on
    Staff Veterinarian and Pet Health Writer of Petplan
Today, we’ll take a look at a condition that many pets – just like people! – struggle with as they get older: arthritis. Arthritis, simply put, is inflammation of the joints. There are ...
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  • Dr. Nina
  • Posted by Dr. Nina Mantione on
    Staff Veterinarian and Underwriting Support of Petplan
The final autoimmune disease we’ll address in this series is rheumatoid arthritis.  As you might have guessed, this condition involves the immune system mounting an attack against component...
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  • Dr. Nina
  • Posted by Dr. Nina Mantione on
    Staff Veterinarian and Underwriting Support of Petplan
The immune system is a marvelous thing. It is a complex interaction between cells and chemicals that allows the body to fight infections. It is constantly changing and learning, based on exposures to ...
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  • Dr. Kim
  • Posted by Dr. Kim Smyth on
    Staff Veterinarian and Pet Health Writer of Petplan
A few weeks ago (May 15-21) was National Dog Bite Prevention Week. While it is important to know how to prevent your dog (and the rest of your family) from getting bitten, it is also imperative that you und...
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vet tip of the week

Visit your vet at least once a year to keep your pet protected from preventable diseases.