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Colic in Horses Colic is a general term for abdominal pain and while many cases are mild and inconsequential, others can be life-threatening. It’s important to take all cases seriously and seek veterinary advice at an early stage. Horses usually display the following symptoms when having abdominal discomfort: Anxiety or […]

Keep your Horse Colic Free


6 Common Paw Problems in Dogs Source: Carol McCarthy / PetMD Dogs feet are generally hardy, and minor cuts and abrasions usually heal quickly, but some injuries and conditions need your or your Vet’s attention. Homeopathy can also help in paw issues. Here are some common paw problems and what […]

Paw Problems in Dogs




What is Cushing’s Disease? Cushing’s is a condition often seen in older horses and caused by a benign tumor developing in the pituitary gland. As this tumor slowly grows, it disturbs the balance between the pituitary gland, the hypothalamus, the thyroid, and the adrenal cortex. This results in the body […]

Cushing’s Disease in Horses


Skin Problems in Dogs. Watching your dog constantly scratching or licking can be distressing and irritating. But don’t blame your dog for these bad habits — a skin condition is probably the culprit. Possible causes range from parasites to allergies or underlying illness. Below an overview with images of some […]

Dog Skin Problems (part 1)


What is hyperthyroidism? Hyperthyroidism is a common disease in cats, and mostly affects middle-aged and older cats. It is characterized by the overproduction of thyroid hormone from an enlarged thyroid gland in a cat’s neck. Cats have two thyroid glands and they play a vital role in regulating the body’s […]

Hyperthyroidism in Cats



The Do’s and Don’ts of Feeding Treats to your Horse We all enjoy a treat once in a while – a nice warm brownie fresh out of the oven, a cool slice of watermelon on a hot summer day – and our horses are no different. They will enjoy a treat from […]

Treats for your Horse


Holistic approach to earproblems. Source: Julie Henriques / Dogs naturally Does your dog have itchy, gunky, smelly or even painful ears that just don’t seem to get better?If you answered yes, you’re not alone. It can be very hard and frustrating to get rid of chronic ear issues once and […]

Ear Problems in Dogs


(Source webmd) Who can resist those big brown eyes and cute doggie grin? Can a little reward from the table really hurt your dog? Well, that depends on what it is. A chip with guacamole can cause your dog some real problems. In fact, there’s a lot of people food […]

Human Food Dangerous for Dogs