Picking up where I left off, the last entry was about an emergency case involving a non-weight bearing lameness and unexpected penetrating wound to the abdomen. Without the financial option for referral, the owner (fictitiously referred to as Karen from here on out) opted for managing the mare (fictious name of Sugar) at home. OurContinue reading “Unsolved Mystery (Part 2)”
Euthanasia, and the process of euthanizing, is not a new concept or experience for me. My first euthanasia experiences were assisting with the euthanasia of research animals while working for the USDA and veterinary micropath department of the vet school. Horses, sheep, goats and cattle were the species involved in various research studies. There wasContinue reading “They all go differently.”
Being around horses is one of my favorite feelings in the world. Everyday there's something new, it never gets boring. But sometimes things don't always go according to plan and I'm here to give you advice and tricks to make things easier for us and our horses.