A hoof abscess can cause a horse owner to panic when the horse is suddenly suffering from severe lameness with no visible injury. A hoof abscess is pus in the hoof that can be dealt with quickly and cleanly, however, complications can develop...
As we all know, this weather isn’t going to stick around, so why not make the most of it?! As we enter the last month of summer and enjoy the warm sun and outdoors with our four-legged companions, there are some important and lurking factors to consider.
'Collie Nose' problems may result from either one of two causes and don't just target Collies! The first cause is known as Discoid Lupus Erythematosus, which is an autoimmune disease that can eventually lead to squamous cell carcinoma if untreated. The second cause, Nasal Solar Dermatitis, is a lack of pigment at birth that can then lead to a gradual ulceration of the nose cells.
In today’s age, horses can easily live up to the age of 30 thanks to the mutual effort of owners, veterinarians and equine herbalists. While the worldwide senior population is growing, keeping the right weight of your elder steeds is crucial to racking up the years and can sometimes be a complex process.
Apart from the general disruption that heavy rain and storms bring, they can create other issues when it comes to caring for horses. Skin conditions, injuries, contaminated food and water are just some of the challenges...
Cushing’s Syndrome and Equine Metabolic Syndrome can have a devastating effect on your horse’s health. However, power is knowledge, and below we give you the information you need to better understand these conditions, know what to look out for, and how you can help to get your horse back to optimal health.
If you want a healthy older dog, you need to build optimum health from the beginning of their life! There are no magic fix-its for us from a lifetime of bad choices and lifestyle, and the same applies to dogs. A dog is amazingly adaptable and loyal and will happily live the life you provide, but it is up to you to do your best by them.