• A Fine Line

    Oct 23 2018

    Poorly understood but widespread, white line disease (WLD) is an opportunistic fungal infection of the hoof. The fungi involved eat away the middle section of the horn wall, leaving behind…

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    Senior Moment

    Nov 29 2017

    Everyone ages, including our horses. And much like ourselves, a horse’s strength and flexibility may diminish, along with his ability to ward off infection and illness with ease as he…

  • Pet Safety At Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving Safety

    Nov 22 2017

    While we naturally want to share our abundance with those we love–including our pets–this is definitely not a situation of “what’s good for the goose is good for the gander.”…

  • Don’t Let Diabetes Get Your Pet Down

    Nov 15 2017

    Diabetes in your pets is no more fun than it is for humans. And though pets are more apt to develop the disease later in life, it can still cause…

  • Big C Basics

    Nov 07 2017

    It’s a devastating diagnosis for pet parents to hear, but all too often the word cancer has to be discussed. Just because your pet has received this diagnosis doesn’t mean…

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    New Lease On Life

    Nov 01 2017

    Whether they act upon it or not, few people would deny the importance exercise plays in health and longevity. This human truth holds true for dogs and cats, too, including…

  • Frightful Folly

    Oct 27 2017

    It’s that time of year again when ghosts and goblins will be roaming about in search of tricks, treats, parties and fun. But what about pets? How do they fit…

  • Checking the Vitals

    Oct 20 2017

    When your pet seems healthy and vibrant, a visit to the vet may be the last thing on your mind. But maintaining a routine schedule of preventive care exams is…

  • No Laughing Matter

    Oct 13 2017

    Obesity is considered an epidemic in America with nearly 70 percent of the population categorized as overweight or obese. And the problem isn’t limited to people … over half of…

  • Care That Makes Horse Sense

    Oct 07 2017

    With advances in care and nutrition, horses are living longer than ever. They are also maintaining active lifestyles into their late teens and early twenties, partnering with their owners to…