Adair County Veterinary Clinic Blog
Spring is here, and your horse is likely coming due for their seasonal dewormers. But if you’re like other equine owners, you may be wondering what dewormers your horse needs and what exactly they do. Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered. Your horse’s dewormers shouldn’t be a mystery to you. This article will cover what dewormers are most beneficial for horses, why horses need dewormers, and what side effects you can expect.
Did you know that March is Pet Poison Prevention Month? This month is dedicated to keeping pets safe from accidental poisonings and educating pet owners on how to do just that. Some curious pets cannot help but get into trouble when it comes to exploring household items that can pose a danger. Others may incidentally walk across the garage floor, garden, or sidewalk and wind up ill. To help you better safeguard your pets, check out these common household pet poisons that most people don’t think about.
Here is a fact we hope you’ll sink your teeth into: preventing periodontal disease (also known as gum disease). By protecting your pet’s dental health, you can extend their life by three years! Along with obesity, dental disease is a leading (and preventable) illness that takes the lives of far too many pets far too early. To make matters even more pressing, over 80% of dogs and 50% of cats over the age of three will develop periodontal disease.