Learn How To Assess Normal Animal Vital Signs

Learn How To Assess Normal Animal Vital Signs Learning how to recognise when something is wrong with an animal is one of the most important skills you as an owner can learn. But before we learn what is abnormal, first, we must first learn what the normal vital signs for dogs and cats are. Normal [...]

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 humans, our pets and horses definitely feel the cold too. Many pet parents ask questions through our online consult service about how we can make our animals more comfortable when the temperature plummets. When considering this we [...]

WARNING Bova Injectable Omeprazole Contains Testosterone

WARNING: Bova Injectable Omeprazole Contains Testosterone Omeprazole is an extremely popular medication used in horses, small animals and even humans to treat and prevent the development of stomach ulcers. It works by suppressing the production of stomach acid. This article discusses a problem with an injectable Bova Compounded product that has testosterone contamination. [...]

Emergency Vet Care For Your Pet

Pet Health Conditions That Require Emergency Vet Care [easy-social-care] There's nothing worse than your pet or horse being unwell and you aren't quite sure what you should do. Do you rush into the vet clinic or get the vet to come to your property, or do you utilise the services of an online vet? Maybe, [...]

Choke In Horses

How To Treat Choke In Horses Choke in horses occurs when food matter becomes stuck within the oesophagus and does not pass through into the stomach. While not particularly common, it can be a very alarming condition to witness and deal with when it does occur. Thankfully, unlike humans who will actually stop [...]

How To Tell If A Foal Is Sick

How To Tell If A Foal Is Sick 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. [...]

Oestrus Manipulation In Fillies And Mares

Oestrus Manipulation For Fillies And Mares With Behavioural Issues Moody problem mares can create huge frustration for owners, riders and trainers alike. Trying to diagnose the real issue can be time-consuming and expensive. Understanding the mare's reproductive cycle and what normal oestrus behaviour looks like during this time is one of the first [...]

Lumps & Bumps On Skin – When Do We Worry?

When Do We Worry About Lumps & Bumps On Our Pets? As you have probably heard me say before, prevention is better than cure, well in this circumstance we might not be able to prevent, but we can certainly look out for and act immediately when we see lumps and bumps on skin [...]

Colic Symptoms In Horses

Colic Symptoms In Horses: Tutorial One of the scariest and deadliest problems horse owners and carers must deal with is colic. Knowing what colic symptoms are in horses is absolutely vital. If you know your horse's normal vital signs, then you will recognise colic symptoms and be on the alert for other problems. In [...]

Colic In Horses

Colic In Horses: Signs, Causes and Treatment The fear of finding your horse with colic is just as bad as a nightmare. Truth be told it's not too pleasant for us vets either! When a horse starts to show signs of colic our blood pressure rises and the deep profound worry sets in: [...]

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