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  • September–Six Types of Equine Insurance

    Sep 03 2017

    Understand the insurance options you have to protect yourself and your horse. By Audrey Pavia | July 2012 Extra Owning a horse can be an expensive proposition, especially if you…

  • August–10 Common Cat Diseases

    Aug 23 2017

      10 Common Cat Diseases Cats are the preferred companions of many people. If you count yourself among feline fanciers, knowing the most common cat diseases is important. When you…

  • August–Infectious Diseases in Dogs

    Aug 13 2017

    Trends in Infectious Diseases These conditions are contagious – easily spread from pet to pet through physical contact, contaminated surfaces, or when insects carrying the disease bite pets. Vaccines are…

  • August–10 Early Warning Signs of Laminitis

    Aug 05 2017

    10 Early Warning Signs of Laminitis By Christa Lesté-Lasserre, MA Your horse’s best chance of overcoming this hoof disease might lie in your ability to catch it early It’s a…

  • 6 Ways To Protect Your Dog From Summer Heat And Heat Stroke

    Jul 15 2017

    6 Ways To Protect Your Dog From Summer Heat And Heat Stroke ByVicki Clinebell   As warmer summertime temperatures approach, it’s important to remember that dogs are vulnerable to injuries…

  • June is New Pet Month at SRH! Horse shopping and pre-purchase evaluations

    Jun 17 2017

    June is new pet month at SRH! If you are considering purchasing a new horse, it might be a good idea to think about doing a pre-purchase evaluation.   What’s…

  • Top 5 Toxins of Easter

    Apr 08 2017

    5 Most Common Easter Toxins   1. Chocolate   Problem: Easter is typically the top day for chocolate intoxication calls to the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center, topping Christmas, Valentine’s…

  • Spring is Coming! Here’s What You Should Know About Your Horse and Grass

    Mar 15 2017

    Grass Founder Written By Tom Lenz, DVM, MS Spring might be the best time of the year, but if we have horses that are prone to developing grass founder, this…

  • Deworming Your Horse 101

    Mar 06 2017

    Internal Parasites: Strategies for Effective Parasite Control Based on article from the AAEP https://aaep.org/horsehealth/internal-parasites-strategies-effective-parasite-control Internal parasites, or worms, can be silent thieves and killers. In terms of management priorities, establishing…

  • March: Horse Owners: It’s Time to Start Thinking About Spring Shots!

    Mar 04 2017

    VACCINATIONS FOR ADULT HORSES By the American Association of Equine Practitioners **ALL VACCINATION PROGRAMS SHOULD BE DEVELOPED IN CONSULTATION WITH A LICENSED VETERINARIAN** CORE VACCINATIONS protect against diseases that are…