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Fungus & thrush in horses

Fungus and Thrush in Horses: What You Need to Know

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Even when you feel like you’re doing everything right for your horse and his hygiene, there’s always the possibility that he will come down with a case of thrush or a fungal infection on his skin. These conditions are quite common in horses, and even in those with pristine living conditions. If your horse has…

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Taking care of a puppy

Taking care of a puppy: what you need to know

By B McCullers

Taking care of a puppy can be fun but also scary. Your pup will be excited and anxious about his new home. Thus, it is up to you to make him feel safe and comfortable. There are various things you can do to make him feel at home. Be patient Being patient is one of…

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Dogs with itchy pays

Dogs with itchy paws

By B McCullers

Dogs with itchy paws are relatively common. Even though dogs do groom themselves, a dog licking, biting, and chewing their paws excessively is probably experiencing something that is making them itchy, uncomfortable, and anxious. Consequently, itchy paws can lead to dry, cracked, or yeast-infected paws and is one of the reasons people take their dogs…

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Conjunctivitis in dogs

Conjunctivitis in dogs

By B McCullers

Conjunctivitis in dogs is an itchy inflammation of the eye and is relatively common. Consequently, it is one of the top reasons people take their dog to the veterinarian. However, oftentimes you can treat it easily at home. What is conjunctivitis? Conjunctivitis occurs when the conjunctiva, which is the tissue that coats the eye and…

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Dogs with skin allergies

Dogs with skin allergies

By B McCullers

Dogs with skin allergies top the list for reasons people take their fur-babies to the veterinarian. Skin allergies can cause a range of symptoms including rashes, sores, bumps, blisters, scabs, scaling (dandruff), hair loss, and irritated, itchy, or discolored skin. These symptoms can lead to excessive licking, scratching, biting, and chewing. Most skin allergies in…

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Mr. Boots. Healing from Hot Spots

Healing from Hot Spots, A Personal Testimony

By B McCullers

Healing from hot spots became a priority when we adopted Mr. Boots, a 17-year-old domestic shorthair cat living under the house we bought. Mr. Boots was afraid of everyone and was covered with sores and bald spots. What are hot spots Hot spots are also known as pyotraumatic dermatitis. They can be caused by fleas,…

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Apps for Pet Owners

Apps for Pet Owners

By B McCullers

Apps for pet owners can definitely make your life easier. Need assistance remembering to give Roxy her calming pills? When does Mr. Boots get his flea and tick preventative medicine? Do I need to schedule a vet visit for Bruno to get his rabies vaccine? If you are asking yourself questions like these, you may…

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Curicyn at your practice: Veterinarian Gives Horse Exam

Curicyn’s Wound Care Clay

By B McCullers

Curicyn’s Wound Care Clay is the perfect product to have on hand if you have animals. Why? Because injuries and issues are always to be expected. This product is reliable, fast-acting, affordable, and non-toxic. In addition, it is easy to use. The Clay takes care of wounds and issues quickly so your animal can get back to doing…

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Pet suffering from hot spots on dogs

Caring for and Preventing Hot Spots on Dogs

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Does your dog have hot spots? Hot spots are an uncomfortable skin condition that can potentially affect any dog. They are more common during hot weather but can happen at any time. The official term for hot spots is acute moist dermatitis. Excessive moisture on the skin in any one area can cause hot spots and can…

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Pink eye in cattle

How to Care for Pink Eye in Cattle

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Do you own cattle? Have you noticed an outbreak of pink eye among them? Even if you notice a single cow or calf with pink eye, you need to address this problem right away. Pink eye spreads fast among cattle, so the sooner you act on pink eye in your cattle, the better off you’ll…

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