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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Pet Talk Degenerative Myelopathy

Degenerative myelopathy is a degenerative disease of the spinal cord that begins in older adulthood and progresses slowly until dogs are no longer able to walk unassisted.

The cause of the disease is associated with a mutation in the SOD1 gene.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Sort It Out

Ranch sorting grows in popularity as a horse-showing event among American Quarter Horse owners.

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Friday, August 5, 2016

Creep Feed Knowing When And How To Creep Feed Your Foal Is Key To Their Health And Development.

You can help solidify your foal’s nutritional foundation by creep feeding during his first year. Creep feeders allow foals to become accustomed to eating solid foods before weaning time, reducing stress.

Plus, Gwen McBride from The Equine Research Centre at the University of Guelph in Ontario, says that to supplement growth in nursing foals, creep feed provides the nutrients that aren’t found in adequate amounts in mare’s milk – i.e., calcium, phosphorus and trace minerals such as copper, manganese, zinc and iron.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Ask the Vet? What is Shock Wave Therapy?

Shock wave therapy or ESWT (extracorporeal shock wave therapy) is a non-invasive treatment that can be used as a regenerative therapy to facilitate healing.

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