Everything You Need to Know About Dog Digestive Problems   Nobody likes to see his or her dog sick. Vomiting, diarrhea and other tummy troubles in dogs can be alarming for pet owners. The first step is to bring your pet to a veterinarian for a proper diagnosis and to rule out any life-threatening illnesses. […]

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4 Top Horse Health Questions You love your horse and want only the best for your dear equine. To ensure that your horse is in peak condition, you’ll need to pay close attention to how they’re acting and feeling. If something seems off, you’ll want to contact your equine veterinarian immediately for a thorough exam […]

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How to Recognize and Treat Cow Milk Fever     Milk fever (Parturient Paresis) or hypocalcaemia is a preventable disorder in lactating beef and dairy cows. About five to eight percent of cows get milk fever, making it a common, but hopefully unlikely, problem in your herd.   Although certain breeds are more susceptible to […]

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Dealing with Anxiety in Horses There are over 9.2 million horses in the United States, according to the American Horse Council Foundation, within that population are horses that suffer from anxiety.   Many everyday situations can cause anxiety in horses. The two most common types of horse anxiety problems are separation anxiety and performance anxiety. […]

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Common Horse Muscle Issues Myopathic horse muscle problems are congenital, injury-based or due to nutritional imbalances. Muscle inflammation caused by parasitic disease, certain autoimmune conditions or pathogenic infections can also initiate horse muscle disorders. Unless addressed as soon as possible, equine muscle problems may lead to muscle degeneration and increasingly poor health.       […]

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Horse Digestion Issues Wild horses rarely suffer digestive issues common to domesticated horses because they eat easily digested, natural forage and graze over 15 hours a day. Fibrous foods found growing in the wild provide most of a horse’s energy after fermenting in their hindgut. Seeds available in grasses are usually the only grains wild […]

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Common Horse Allergies Common horse allergy symptoms include hives, pruritis (itchy skin), respiratory problems such as coughing or wheezing and constant headshaking. Hives may start as small bumps on the skin but enlarge quickly to become raised welts. Horses suffering severe allergic reactions may be prone to anaphylaxis, which causes a sudden drop in blood […]

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Treating COPD in Horses Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can affect just about every mammal, and horses are common sufferers. In equines, this condition is often called “heaves” or “recurrent airway obstruction.”   Like with humans, COPD causes horses to experience labored breathing and most often arises during the winter. Fortunately, there are a number […]

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How to Treat Horse Eyeball Conjunctivitis Eyeball conjunctivitis, or pink eye, is a common infection among horses. Left unchecked, pink eye can become more serious. In some cases, conjunctivitis can eat away at the eye until it collapses. However, the condition can be subdued within a few days if treated promptly.   Here are a […]

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