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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 [...]

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? For many, the cost of vet care can be prohibitive and it can be difficult to understand why. Read on to learn more about why vets are expensive and how you can minimise costs.  Last week I posted a question on Facebook asking quite [...]

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 why it [...]

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 job [...]

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 of how to identify when your pet is behaving weirdly due to being sore or painful. [...]

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