Articles About Horses

Heat Stroke In Dogs & Cats: Signs & Prevention

Heat Stroke In Dogs & Cats: Signs to Watch Out For & How To Prevent When the weather is super hot or there is very high humidity we need to recognise the signs of heat stroke in dogs, cats and other animals as disaster can happen all too quickly. Many vets around the [...]

Dangers Of Smoke Inhalation For Pets, Horses & Livestock

Dangers Of Smoke Inhalation For Pets, Horses & Livestock Whether your animals have been in a house fire, bush fire or they are in an area where smoke haze has blown in, smoke inhalation for pets, horses and livestock can result in significant health problems. If you are feeling the effects of inhaling [...]

Top Tips To Keep Your Pet Healthy & Warm This Winter

Top Tips To Keep Your Pet Healthy & Warm This Winter Brrrr, the cold weather doesn't just affect us, but our pets and horses definitely feel it too. I often get questions through our online consult service about how we can make our animals more comfortable when the temperature plummets so here are [...]

WARNING Bova Injectable Omeprazole Contains Testosterone

WARNING: Bova Injectable Omeprazole Contains Testosterone Press Release from Racing NSW WARNING TO TRAINERS FROM RACING NSW AND BOVA AUSTRALIA BOVA OMEPRAZOLE 100MG/ML INJECTION Racing NSW Stewards have been provided with the analytical results from the Australian Racing Forensic Laboratory (ARFL) confirming the presence of the Anabolic Androgenic Steroid testosterone in a bottle [...]

Stringhalt in Horses: Causes and How To Treat

Stringhalt in Horses: Causes and How To Treat What Is Stringhalt? Stringhalt is described as a non-painful neuropathic condition of horses that is characterised by an abnormal hindlimb gait. It is easily recognisable because the horse will tend to lift and maintain the hindlimb in excessive flexion and kind of 'jump forward' and [...]

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Dr Joei Potter Interview: Anaesthesia specialist University of Dublin

Dr Joei Potter Interview: Anaesthesia specialist University of Dublin   Dr Joei Potter works as a veterinary anaesthesia and pain specialist at the University of Dublin. Having graduated from Murdoch University in Australia, Dr Joei shares her story about why she chose to specialise in anaesthesia and the struggles she has seen in [...]

Emergency vet care for your pet

Most common pet health conditions that require emergency vet care Did you know that up to 40% of visits to the veterinarian could be avoided? There are many conditions that pets get that can be treated and helped by veterinary consult via an online telemedicine consult without the hassle and expense of a trip [...]

Basics of horse fitness and training guidelines

Basics of horse fitness and training guidelines Whether you are a pleasure rider or an elite rider, a racehorse trainer or jockey, understanding the basics of horse fitness and training will improve the well being and longevity of your horse by keeping them injury free.  The basis of any fitness training program whether it [...]

Choke In Horses

Choke In Horses - How To Recognise The Signs & Treatment While not particularly common, choking in horses when it occurs can be a very alarming condition to deal with. Thankfully, unlike humans who stop breathing when they choke, this isn't the case with horses. It is important to move quickly and get [...]

How to tell if you have a sick foal?

How to tell if you have a sick foal? Breeding horses is a long and expensive process so it's vital that you recognise if you have a sick foal. In this Hey Doc tutorial Dr Leigh will discuss what a normal foal looks like and how to recognise if you have a sick [...]

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