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Lameness Scoring System

“At what point is it time to have a lame horse checked?” This is one of the most frequently asked questions that veterinarians hear. The best answer? At the first indication that …

Vaccination

Vaccinations Lauren Jacobsen, DVM What are vaccines and why do we use them? A vaccine is a dampened-down version of a disease (usually viral, bacterial, or parasitic) that is …

The Eyes Have It

Horses have the largest eyes of all land mammals. They are prey animals and must be constantly aware of their surroundings. The position of their eyes enables them to …

Summer Sores

As the heat of summer quickly approaches and the temperature rises, so do the number of flies in and around the barn and stable. The common house and stable …

Rabies

There are many potential zoonotic diseases (passed between animals and humans) that animal owners should be aware of. Rabies is a viral disease that attacks the central nervous system …
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