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Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Cat Veterinary
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Experience: University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience.

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Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
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