Rebecca MacMillan

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Rebecca is a companion animal vet who has always had a passion for writing and client communication. Since her graduation from the Royal Veterinary college in 2009 she has gained a wealth of experience in first opinion small animal practice, in both clinical and managerial roles. She currently works in the South West and deals with a variety of routine and emergency appointments, but particularly enjoys medicine cases. Outside of work and writing, she enjoys spending time with her family, including her bouncy flat coated retriever George!

Latest articles by Rebecca MacMillan

5 key diseases to test for if importing a foreign rescue dog
Dogs
5 key diseases to test for if importing a foreign rescue dog
When bringing a dog into this country the infectious disease that might spring to mind is rabies. If you’ve done any research into importing dogs, then you will probably know that it is a legal requirement for them to ha…
January 22, 2023 • 22 shares
What Does A Veterinary Internist Do?
Life as vet - what its like
What Does A Veterinary Internist Do?
If your normal vet has suggested referring your cat or dog to a veterinary internist, then you might want to know a bit more. Many owners have never had to consider this option previously and could be left feeling a bit…
January 12, 2023 • 4 shares
Why is my dog's poo pale?
Common Conditions
Why is my dog's poo pale?
Poo… it’s something most dog owners are used to dealing with. But what if your pet’s poo is looking a little unusual at the moment? If your dog’s stools are paler than normal then you may have some concerns, particularly…
January 10, 2023 • 19 shares
Are carbohydrates simply empty fillers in dog food?
Dogs
Are carbohydrates simply empty fillers in dog food?
We are becoming more health conscious as a nation, not only for ourselves but for our pets too. What we eat is a huge part of that, so it’s only natural to question what goes into your dog’s food. Carbohydrates feature q…
January 6, 2023 • 85 shares
Does laser therapy speed up healing in dogs?
News and Comment
Does laser therapy speed up healing in dogs?
Just like human medicine, treatments in the veterinary world are advancing. New techniques and therapies crop up regularly, giving pets and their owners more options. Laser therapy is one of those that you may have heard…
October 30, 2022 • 4 shares
What does
Life as vet - what its like
What does "OOH" mean on a vet’s website, and is it important?
When choosing a veterinary practice, you may have had a look at a few websites. One of the terms that may have come up during your research is the ‘OOH’ provision. What is this though, and what does it mean on a practica…
June 25, 2022 • 52 shares
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