Archive for Animal Health

Fear, anxiety, phobia. No matter what you call it, it’s distressing when your beloved dog whimpers, howls or tries to hide behind the couch to escape a thunderstorm, the vacuum or Independence Day fireworks. No matter the cause, it’s hard to reassure your dog that everything is fine when he perceives his world is ending. […]

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Symptoms of Horse Ulcers   Ulcers are, unfortunately, a common part of horse ownership. In fact, 50 to 90 percent of equines experience the symptoms of horse ulcers and later receive a positive diagnosis for them. Performance horses are often at higher risk, with 70 percent of endurance horses and more than 90 percent of […]

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What Probiotics Can Do for Horses Probiotics for horses can help remedy a variety of digestive problems. Stress, age and recoveries from injuries or illnesses can all cause an imbalance in your horse’s intestinal flora. Probiotics work by reintroducing that good bacteria to your horse’s gut, as well as helping them absorb key nutrients and […]

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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   Get Bovine Supplements!                           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, […]

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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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