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

Choking in horses - how to recognise and what to do 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 foal. The [...]

Dental caries in horses: How to prevent holes in your horse’s teeth?

Dental caries in horses: How to prevent holes in your horse's teeth? Dental caries in horses! What? Do horses get cavities? They sure do. A hole in a tooth is called a carie and horses are just as prone to these as us humans. In this Hey Doc tutorial, Dr Leigh discusses dental caries in [...]

Hey Doc: Equine dentistry with equine dental vet Dr Olivia James

Equine dentistry: How to care for your horse's teeth In this tutorial, Dr Leigh speaks with equine dental vet Dr Olivia James BVSc(hons) MANZCVSc (Eq dentistry) Diplomate ICEVO CMAVA of Australian Veterinary Equine Dentistry, all about equine dentistry. Horses differ from us and many other animals in that their teeth continually erupt. This means that horses require [...]

Oestrus manipulation in fillies and mares

Oestrus manipulation in fillies and mares Many vets recommend the use of altrenogest products for oestrus manipulation in fillies and mares who have behavioural problems that are thought to be linked to the reproductive cycle. This treatment is particularly relevant and useful in racing and competition mares who might otherwise be referred to as "stroppy [...]

Hey Doc: Breeding your mare: Horse breeding tips

Hey Doc: Horse breeding Tips for breeding your mare In this Hey Doc tutorial Dr Leigh speaks with guest, specialist equine reproduction vet Dr Simon Robinson from Victorian Equine Group, all about horse breeding tips for breeding your mare. Many of us would love to breed a foal so if this is you, take a [...]

Hey Doc: Ask Dr Leigh July 3 2018

Hey Doc: Ask Dr Leigh July 3 2018 On the first Tuesday of every month Dr Leigh answers your questions for free in the series Hey Doc: Ask the vet with Dr Leigh. Ask any question about your cat, dog, horse or pocket pet. This month Dr Leigh discusses: 1. Selenium supplementation in horses 2. [...]

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