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Dr. Rebecca Jackson

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Troublesome tumors: Petplan pet insurance explains hemangiosarcoma

Hemangiosarcomas (HSA) are malignant tumors that grow from the cells that form the inner lining of our blood vessels.
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How to take your pet’s vital signs

If your pet is ever in distress, it’s helpful to be familiar with their vital signs. Here's now to check their heart rate, respiratory rate and body temperature.
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Sebaceous adenitis in pets

Sebaceous adenitis is a condition that causes inflammation of the sebaceous glands, resulting in hair loss.
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Insane in the membrane: Petplan pet insurance on aseptic meningitis

Aseptic meningitis is inflammation of these membranes that is NOT attributable to infectious agent or vasculitis.
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Salt in the wound: the dangers of salt poisoning

Believe it or not, salt can actually be toxic to pets.
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Sunny side up: Petplan pet insurance demystifies melanoma

Should you be concerned about sun exposure and melanoma affecting your pet? Petplan and Dr. Rebecca Jackson provide an in depth analysis of melanoma and how it may affect your pet.
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Degenerative myelopathy in dogs

Degenerative myelopathy is a disease that affects middle-aged large breed dogs.
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Age or arthritis? Spotting osteoarthritis in cats

If your vet determines that your cat has osteoarthritis, there are a variety of different therapies that can be used to give your cat some comfort.