You can spend a pretty penny buying ready-to-go kits. A quick google search will show you that kits range anywhere from $75 to $1,000. I put together a list of supplies that I would recommend for a fairly comprehensive emergency kit.
A novel online horse resource I stumbled upon this website awhile back and found its contents especially interesting. I’ve yet to find a great resource for poisonous plants, and was impressed by their toxic plant section! The site is full of visually pleasing infograms, summaries and overviews of diseases, conditions and their symptom check wasContinue reading “*New Resource* Horsedvm.com”
With the arrival of this season’s first foal, I am reminded of how rewarding and challenging they are.
As much as I ramble, rant and randomly post about the various aspects of vet life…I am curious what readers would like to hear more about? So I created this little poll, just to gather some feedback and help take this blog in different directions.
Part of being an equine veterinarian is being on-call for emergencies. Unique to large animal vets, on-call can be 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for the solo practitioner. After a day full of ERs, two calls in particular, left me pondering OC and all that it encompasses.
Some clients will call the vet out for minor wounds, while others seem to call for only very critical circumstances. And some, you just never know what to expect. This post is an example of the latter, a serious wound sustained in the field. GRAPHIC IMAGES ARE IN THIS POST.