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  • Using Prednisolone in Horses with Laminitis and Founder Open link in new window
    Many horses with allergies are susceptible to laminitis and founder
  • Treating your Yard for Fleas and Ticks Open link in new window
    To treat fleas and ticks, the yard must be treated as well as your pets and home
  • Tetanus in Pets (Lock Jaw) Open link in new window
    Most people don't know much about tetanus, also called lock-jaw. In fact, pets are fairly resistant to infection, which is why tetanus shots are not included in the standard vaccine series. So what should a dog owner know about tetanus?
  • CBD Use in Pets Open link in new window
    The use of CBD products in our pets has not been tested
  • Pregnant Dog Care Open link in new window
    Are you getting ready for the pitter-patter of little paws? As with humans, one can minimize complications with proper care in pregnancy. Having puppies may sound easy and it may seem like the dog does all the work, but that is not always how it turns out.
  • Subaortic Stenosis in Dogs Open link in new window
    Subaortic stenosis, known as SAS, is the most common congenital heart disease of large breed dogs. When a puppy with SAS is born, the stenosis is very small, barely a ridge near the valve, but over the first six months of life the stenosis grows and the murmur (hopefully) becomes more apparent.
  • Neonatal Isoerythrolysis in Kittens Open link in new window
    The problem results when a type B mother cat is bred to a type A tomcat. The type B mother has a uterus full of type A kittens. The feline placenta does not allow antibodies to cross over and this is what is life-saving for the kittens, presuming the humans involved know what to do next. The litter develops normally and is born normally. It is with nursing that disaster strikes.
  • Horse Hoof Sole Packing Reduces Impact Vibrations Open link in new window
    A pour-in polyurethane sole packing material helps reduce sole trauma.
  • Methimazole (Hyperthyroidism Medication for Cats) Open link in new window
    The most common medication prescribed to treat feline hyperthyroidism is called methimazole (trade name Tapazole or Felimazole).
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Dogs and Cats Open link in new window
    Sometimes the ductus arteriosus fails to close in a newborn. It remains open, or patent, usually because the muscles in the ductus failed to form properly.

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