What Are The Signs Of Laminitis In Horses?

What Are The Signs Of Laminitis In Horses? Do you want to ensure that you don't miss the subtle signs of laminitis in horses? One of the biggest fears as a horse owner is laminitis, vets also share this fear because once a horse has a laminitic episode, it will likely trouble the horse for [...]

Causes Of Laminitis In Horses

Causes Of Laminitis In Horses We've all heard the saying "no hoof no horse" and laminitis in horses is one of the most worrying concerns that many horse owners have. In this article, I will discuss the main causes of laminitis in horses and how you as an owner can be vigilant to prevent laminitis [...]

How To Care For Horse Legs & Keep Them Sound

How To Care For Horse Legs & Keep Your Horse Sound We've all heard the saying "no hoof, no horse" and pretty much the same saying can be applied to your horse's legs. There are many old wive's tales and myths about looking after horse legs, so in this article, I want to set you [...]

Why Is Cost Of Vet Care So Expensive?

Why is the cost of vet care so expensive? Last week I posted a question on Facebook asking quite a sensitive question comparing the cost of vet care with the cost of human health care. The question I asked was why vets and doctors weren't held to the same standards when it came to saving [...]

Vets Near Me: Why Are Vets So Expensive?

Vets Near Me: Why Are Vets So Expensive Hey Dr Leigh - "Why are Vet's So Expensive" Today my good friend Lisa asked the above question in response to the photo below that shows the poor hourly rates that many vets receive. Often when google searching for 'vets near me', you are also looking for the [...]

Hendra Vaccine – Why Is It So Important?

Hendra Vaccine - Why Is It So Important? Hendra is a virus that has caused death in both people and horses. To date, the equine vaccine has been extremely successful at preventing this disease, with no vaccinated horse succumbing to the virus.  In this article, we describe Hendra and discuss the vaccine and [...]

When To Call The Vet

How Do You Know When To Call the Vet? Dr Leigh providing an online consult to a client whose dog has a problem with a paw.   One of the most common questions many veterinarians are asked is: "When To Call The Vet? The simple answer I believe, is that if you are [...]

Equine Wound Care – How To Prevent Proud Flesh

How to Care for Equine Wounds and Prevent Proud Flesh We see the blood....our hearts sink. Horse wounds are a horse owner's worst nightmare.  We all hear the horror stories of how long wounds take to heal, the money it costs, not to mention how trying to prevent proud flesh is nearly a full time [...]

Signs That Indicate That Your Pet Is In Pain

How to tell if your pet is in pain No one likes seeing their pet in pain, but how can we tell that they are in pain? Take a look at these tips to get a better understanding if your pet is behaving weirdly due to being sore or painful. What Is Normal [...]

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