Horse Sunburns 101

Being horse people, we spend a lot of time outside. As a result of that, we all know how painful those accidental sunburns on a warm summer day can be. While innocent, we all look back saying, “I knew better.” If we get burnt in one afternoon, imagine the sun our horses soak up while […]

Water Dogs

Summertime is a great season to take adventures with your dogs. A lot of summer activities revolve around water. Swimming is a great form of exercise and an effective way to keep cool in the summer, both for you and your dog. Some dogs love swimming and splashing, but there are some associated risks that […]

How to Pick a Derby-Worthy Three Year Old

DR. Steven Allday weighs in picking a Derby Winner We equine vets are in a privileged position to see some of the best horses in the world come up through the system. Personally, I’ve vetted hundreds of racehorses over the years, and worked with more than a few Derby winners. So I get asked a […]

Road Trip – Dog Edition

Tips & Tricks when TRAVELING with your pet Recently, Jack encountered his first major road trip. I was traveling from Kentucky to Georgia to visit family, and thanks to scheduling conflicts Jack got to tag along! As I prepared for our nine hour road trip, I found myself more concerned about packing for Jack than […]

One With Nature – All-Natural Products & Their Benefits

Many people are slowly shifting to a more holistic lifestyle these days. In addition to finding natural products for ourselves, there has been a boost in natural pet products as well! As we gather more information, we better understand the benefits of these products, as well as the risks involved in the alternative harsh chemical-based […]

Preventing Injuries: See Your Horse Through a Vet’s Eyes

By Dr. steven allday, DVM I spend most of my time taking care of elite racehorses. You don’t have to have a thoroughbred in your barn to know that sometimes the medical needs of horses can be baffling. They might be performing well when suddenly they just seem “off.” They’re not as fast, not responding […]

Remembering that Special Horse – Horse Memorials

By Christian Ackman Losing a horse is devastating, regardless of the cause. Nothing can prepare you for the void you’ll feel after they’re gone. It can be very difficult to find a fitting memorial for your beloved horse. We have put together some ideas to keep your horse’s memory close even after they’re gone.  Getting […]

How to Safely Trim Dog Nails

By Christian Ackman Trimming my dogs’ nails is my least favorite thing to do to them. They dislike it, and the fear of making them bleed is always in the back of my head. However, since I’d rather do it myself than take them to the vet or groomers, I have schooled up on the […]

Canine Blood Donation-Did you know?

Written by Christian Ackman Here are some interesting facts about Dog Blood Donors Most people are aware of the need for blood donors. When people are sick or injured, blood donors play a huge role in their recovery. Did you realize the same is true for dogs? Blood transfusions save the lives of hundreds of […]