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. [...]

When do we worry about bumps on skin?

When do we worry about lumps and bumps on skin of 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 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 this talk Dr [...]

Colic In Horses

Colic in horses: Signs, Causes and Treatment Colic in horses is one of the worst fears we can have as a horse owner.  Truth be told it's not too pleasant for us vets either! When a horse starts to show colic symptoms our blood pressure rises and we have that deep profound worry. Will my [...]

What Joint Supplements Are Best For My Dog, Cat Or Horse

What Joint Supplements Are Best For My Cat, Dog Or Horse In this video Dr Leigh discusses joint supplements and what active ingredients have evidence to show that they work. Avoid wasting your money on products that don't work. In this video Dr Leigh talks about glucosamine, chondroitin, green-lipped muscle and pentosan. If you have [...]

How To Handle Grief When An Animal Dies

How To Handle Grief When An Animal Dies Grief. There would be few of us that haven't experienced this enormous emotion that is grief. It can be a very vulnerable time for not only the person experiencing the grief but all of those in this person's life.   How we share and channel our grief [...]

Pinworms in horses and how to get rid of them

Pinworms In Horses - A Pain In The Bum Arrrrgh, could it be pinworms? Your horse has scratched his bottom so much that the head of his tail is bald! This is a disaster! The likely problem in a horse with an itchy bottom is pinworms. Pinworms in horses is a very common problem and [...]

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