What is Equine Colic? What Can You Do?

Equine colic is a disorder of the digestive system, that when gone unnoticed, can lead to surgery or even cause death for horses. Colic means “abdominal pain”, but for horse this pain can be very severe and should not be ignored. While colic refers to the abdomen, for horses, it is more so related to […]

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Horse Laminitis: Prevent, Identify, & Address

Laminae, found on horses, is the inner layer of the hoof. If nutrient and oxygen-rich blood is not getting to the laminae, it can lead to laminitis. Laminitis is inflammation of the laminae, causing swelling in the tissue of the hoof. When the laminae doesn’t receive blood, the cells┬ábecome damaged, and the laminae eventually begins […]

How to Reduce Pet Anxiety

Some Signs that Your Pet May Be Anxious 1. Loss of appetite 2. Rapid breathing or excessive panting 3. Body Language – tense face, will not make eye contact – tail low or tucked – ears laid back – head turned away 4. Depressed 5. Lethargic 6. Fur or skin not shiny, hair loss, major […]