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You are probably familiar with the rigid paralysis that comes with tetanus (commonly called lockjaw). Today, we’ll discuss tetanus’ sister illness, botulism, which causes flaccid paralysis. I ...
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  • Posted by Dr. Kim Smyth on
    Staff Veterinarian and Pet Health Writer of Petplan
Entering the veterinary office can sometimes be a daunting task. You've already traveled by car to get there with a pet who may be anxious or overexcited, and you may be dreading what’...
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    Staff Veterinarian and Pet Health Writer of Petplan
Veterinary medicine is constantly advancing and improving, often taking cues from human medicine. This is certainly the case in subject of interventional radiology, which is the use of radiology to prov...
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    Staff Veterinarian and Pet Health Writer of Petplan
Amyloidosis is a disease that can affect dogs, cats and other mammals – including us! The disease happens when incorrectly folded proteins are deposited in the tissues of various organs. When these ...
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Visit your vet at least once a year to keep your pet protected from preventable diseases.