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5-Apr-2019

     Maintaining your dog’s dental care is more than just keeping bad breath at bay.  The tartar that you can see building up on your dogs teeth is actually a biofilm full of bacteria.  When those bacteria are allowed to grow to the levels we see in some of our dental disease patients, that patient’s immune system is continually being asked to fight off that infection.  Their immune system never gets a break....

26-Jun-2018

What are drug residues?

When you give an animal a medication, the drug usually travels throughout the animal’s body and may stay there for some time. The portion of the drug that remains in the animal’s body after the drug has served its intended purpose is called the drug residue.

The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have regulations regarding drug residues in farm animals, or the products fr...

24-Apr-2018

Tetanus 

Often referred to as “lockjaw”, tetanus is caused by a toxin-producing bacterium that is often found in the soil. It can enter the skin through cuts, wounds or a newborn’s umbilicus. Symptoms include muscle stiffness and rigidity, flared nostrils, prolapsed third eyelid and legs stiffly held in a sawhorse stance. As the disease progresses, muscles in the jaw and face stiffen, preventing the animal from eating or drinking. More th...

5-Apr-2018

As weather heats up, unfortunately so do the rattlesnakes. The rattlesnake vaccine can be the difference between life and death.

Red Rock Crotalus Atrox Toxoid (Rattlesnake Vaccine) for horses and dogs

Rattlesnakes can be found where horses and dogs live, work and play throughout the continental United States.

They are found in wetlands, deserts and forests, from sea level to mountain elevations. Rattlesnakes are most active in warmer seaso...

20-Dec-2016

         There aren't very many days around the clinic that are what some would call "NORMAL", this day was one of those not so normal days. We had a patient in and owners had gone trough symptoms with Dr. Lewis and staff. She Presented with a runny nose, moist lungs, bloodshot eyes, trembling and a very high temperature. The team ran tests and they found her to have Immune Mediated Thrombocytopenia. This may sound scary but Dr. Lewis kn...

 

Animal toxicosis is defined as adverse effects to animals that have been exposed to chemical agents.  The American Association of Poison Control Centers reports that the pesticides, biotoxins, and automotive products account for substantially more than half of animal poisonings.  Drugs and houshold products account for the rest of common poisonings.  Pet owners should know that although many episodes of exposure to toxic substances can...

     An alarming number of cases of severe diarrhea in horses have been noted in the Big Horn Basin over the last several weeks.  Laboratory testing has confirmed that these horses have been affected with Potomac Horse Fever.  Potomac Horse Fever is a bacterial infection caused by a Rickettsia bacterium.  These bacteria are unique in that they invade the host and attack and live inside the host’s cells; this causes severe damage to the i...

 

     Most veterinarians strongly recommend that dog owners get their dog spayed between 4 and 6 months of age.  We are going to take a moment and describe why those recommendations are being made.

 

Top 5 Reasons to Spay Your Dog

  • Pet Overpopulation

  • Drive to Wonder

  • Pyometra

  • Mammary Tumors

  • Heat cycles/ False pregnancies

     The first reason we recommend spaying your dog is that while we all love our canin...

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