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What Should You Keep in Your Barn First Aid Kit?

Dr. Steven Allday taking x-rays of a bay gelding's front left leg in a barn alleyway.

As much as we love them, we have to admit that horses can be incredibly fragile animals. How many times have you come out to the barn hoping for a nice ride only to find that your horse has given themself another injury? I can say that I experienced this just last night. Sometimes, these […]

Adopt a Senior Pet Month

In honor of Adopt a Senior Pet Month, here’s a few reasons why senior pets make amazing companions. They’ve been around the block.  Most senior pets are already housebroken, won’t chew on your furniture and know basic commands. They’re through their puppy/kitten stages and are less destructive. They’re lower energy pets. Most senior pets enjoy […]

Keeping your animals safe during the 4th of July fireworks

July 4th is next week, and for many dog and horse owners, that means much angst and concern for our favorite four-legged friends. From an animal’s perspective, fire–works are loud and unexpected. Pets and horses can get extremely frightened, and can cause damage to your house, injure themselves, or even flee and run away. There […]

Spring has sprung and the pests have come

By: Emily Daigle It is that wonderful time of the year when the flowers begin blooming, the grass grows fuller, and the air becomes warm and wet. Springtime sure appears great for you and your pets to get outside and take advantage of the beautiful weather. However, with this lively season comes an abundance of […]