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Toad Poisoning in Dogs

Toad Poisoning in Dogs

June 26, 2020 2 min read

Toad Poisoning (or toxicity) happens when a dog is exposed to the toxins secreted by certain species of toads. All toads secrete a substance through their skin that is foul-tasting to other animals...
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Swamp Fever (EIA)

Swamp Fever (EIA)

May 28, 2020 2 min read

Equine Infectious Anemia also known as Swamp Fever is a viral disease. This virus attacks the horse’s immune system which can be potentially fatal. EIA can be transmitted by blood-feeding insects, such as...
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Sport Spotlight: Equestrian Vaulting

Sport Spotlight: Equestrian Vaulting

May 22, 2020 2 min read

Equestrian Vaulting is most often described as gymnastics and dance on horseback. It is a unique and growing sport that offers a wonderful way to develop coordination, balance, strength, and creativity...
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Sciatica Pain

Sciatica Pain

May 15, 2020 2 min read

Back pain comes in all shapes and sizes. It can be sudden and short-lived or long-lasting (acute). The Sciatic nerve serves a vital role in connecting the spinal cord with the skin and muscles of the...
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Sore Hocks?

Sore Hocks?

May 08, 2020 2 min read

The horse's hock joint is one of the hardest working joints of all the joints and plays a crucial role especially in performance horses. They are equivalent to the human ankle. The hock functions to...
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National Small Business Week

National Small Business Week

May 01, 2020 2 min read

This year National Small Business Week is taking place from May 3rd – 9th 2020. This week the nation celebrates National Small Business Week which recognizes the important contributions of America's...
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International Guide Dog Day

International Guide Dog Day

April 24, 2020 2 min read

The last Wednesday in April, we celebrate International Guide Dog Day. This day honors the importance a guide dog has in the life of a person who is blind or visually impaired. These dogs are smart...
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Preventing Thrush This Spring

Preventing Thrush This Spring

April 17, 2020 2 min read

Springtime is here! This also means lots of wet and mucky turn out areas are here too. A common hoof ailment, known as thrush, thrives in these wet environments. Thrush is a bacterial infection that...
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Ways to help your Horse Shed out for Spring

Ways to help your Horse Shed out for Spring

April 10, 2020 2 min read

Spring is here! Your horse's winter coats are loosening, and the slick summer coat is trying to come out. Winter coats provide essential protection from the frigid temperatures, winds, snow, and ice...
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