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7 06, 2016

Welcome Dr. Allison Hartman!

By |June 7th, 2016|Blog, Chiropractic|0 Comments|

Learn more the newest addition to the MVS team - Dr. Allison Hartman!
22 01, 2016

Colic Series Part 3: Prevention

By |January 22nd, 2016|Ask A Vet, Blog, Colic, Equine Husbandry, Preventative care|0 Comments|

This is Part 3, and the conclusion of our Colic Series. If you missed Part 1, you can read it here for a basic overview of equine GI anatomy, the difference between medical and surgical colic, and some colic causes.

 For what to expect financially from a colic episode, how to plan, and some […]

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    Colic Series Part 2: Planning, Costs, and Common Colics in Colorado

28 12, 2015

Colic Series Part 2: Planning, Costs, and Common Colics in Colorado

By |December 28th, 2015|Ask A Vet, Blog, Colic|0 Comments|

This is Part 2 of our Colic Series. If you missed Part 1, you can read it here for a basic overview of equine GI anatomy, the difference between medical and surgical colic, and some colic causes.

 

Today, we’ll be talking about planning for colic, costs of colic treatment, and some of the more […]

28 11, 2015

Colic Series Part 1: The Basics

By |November 28th, 2015|Ask A Vet, Blog, Colic, First aid|0 Comments|

Every horse owner will deal with colic eventually, whether a minor gas colic, or a major surgical case. Are you prepared? Learn more about this dreaded equine malady in our first installment of our colic series.
11 11, 2015

What Happens When it’s Time to Say Goodbye?

By |November 11th, 2015|Ask A Vet, Blog, Euthanasia|0 Comments|

Saying goodbye to our beloved equine companions and partners is a very difficult thing to contemplate, but knowing what to expect, and what decisions will need to be made, can make the process easier for us, and for our horses.
23 09, 2015

Choke – What is it?

By |September 23rd, 2015|Ask A Vet, Blog, Choke, Senior Care|0 Comments|

Choke in humans is often an obstruction of the trachea leading to a restriction in the air passage into the lungs. In horses, “choke” is an esophageal obstruction that's a serious condition but most of the time not an immediately life threatening one. That said, there are complications that can arise secondary to the choke, which can become life threatening.
24 07, 2015

Wound Care – When Should you Call Your Veterinarian?

By |July 24th, 2015|Blog, First aid, Infections, Lameness|0 Comments|

With horses it's not a question of if they will injure themselves, but a question of when. Do you know the proper first aid to give your horse, whether the wound warrants veterinary care or not? (hint: it doesn't involve a hose). Read this months' blog post for more.
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    VS Update from State Veterinarian’s Office – 7/2/2015 Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) – Positive Diagnosis in Two Colorado Counties

3 07, 2015

VS Update from State Veterinarian’s Office – 7/2/2015 Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) – Positive Diagnosis in Two Colorado Counties

By |July 3rd, 2015|Blog, Diseases, Preventative care, Vesicular Stomatitis (VS)|0 Comments|

STATE VETERINARIAN’S OFFICE (VS) – Positive Diagnosis in Two Colorado Counties Tips for Livestock Owners and Veterinarians Horses on two Montrose and one Delta County premises tested positive for the disease and have been placed under quarantine. Colorado has become the fourth state in the country to have confirmed cases of vesicular stomatitis (VS) […]

20 05, 2015

Equine Muscle Disorders – Beyond “Tying Up”

By |May 20th, 2015|Blog, ER, HYPP, Muscle Disorders, PSSM|0 Comments|

What's just run of the mill muscle soreness, and what's an indicator of a more serious muscle disorder? Read on for more information on the most common muscle disorders, and when you should call your vet.
23 04, 2015

Maintaining the Joints of Older Performance Horses

By |April 23rd, 2015|Ask A Vet, Blog, Lameness, Preventative care|0 Comments|

Catching joint changes early can be crucial to extending the career of your equine athlete. Read on for more information on maintaining the joints of your performance horse.