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  • Diabetes in dogs

    Sep 17 2020

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    Diabetes is a manageable disease. Its cause is from the deficiency of insulin which is an important hormone made by Beta cells in the pancreas. Without proper secretion of insulin,…

  • Obesity in pets

    Sep 01 2020

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    Obesity in pets is generally defined as occurring when an animal’s body weight is at least 20% greater than its optimal body weight. By that definition, we then need to…

  • Laminitis

    Sep 01 2020

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    Laminitis means inflammation of the laminae of the hoof.  Another term for laminitis is “founder”.  The laminae are folded ridges that interlock and glue the hoof wall to the pedal…

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    Oral care for your pet

    Aug 26 2020

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    Dental checks for your animals includes a complete oral health assessment. This process allows a full oral health checkup, diagnosis and/or treatment for any oral issues with your pet. Animals…

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    Foaling season. Are you prepared??

    Aug 26 2020

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    As we focus on staying warm during the winter months it is easy to forget that spring is just around the corner. With spring comes the imminent arrival of lots…

  • Care and Winter Management of the Senior Horse

    Jun 03 2020

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    The most trusted and valuable equine members of our families are senior horses. Those that have been with us through the good times and bad. Whilst they may not be…

  • Winter Feeding for Horses

    May 27 2020

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    Coming into winter, we have Four Management Tips to Consider as the cold weather descends 1. Stash Away Hay 2. Toss ’em Some Hay 3. Feed Away from Fences 4.…

  • Joint support & Joint health with 4Cyte & Epiitalis gel

    May 27 2020

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    Are you noticing that your pet is getting older? Did you know there are products that can help and support your pets joints? 4cyte is one of many products which…

  • Autumn Worms

    May 21 2020

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    By Meaghan Sutherland AVN, RVN, DipVN (ECC & Surg) Whilst we rely heavily on feacal egg counts to determine worm burdens in horses throughout the year, at this time of…

  • When is my pet a geriatric?

    Apr 20 2020

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    Our pets seem to be a puppy one day and before we know it we are noticing small changes to show they have slipped from middle age into old age…..…