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Horsemanship – Preventing Poisonous Plants in Horse Pastures


Every year, horses mysteriously become ill from no apparent cause.  Laminitis, anemia, kidney disease or kidney failure, poisoning and other symptoms can suddenly appear.  Poisonous plants can also be responsible for mare reproductive loss syndrome.  Many of these illnesses can be traced back to the horse having ingested a poisonous plant or plant product. There are a wide range of […]

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Emergency Pet Care

Suppose your dog was to get hit by a car tonight. The local veterinary clinic closes at 6pm. Who you gonna call? Just like with kids, the time to prepare for a pet emergency is long before it ever happens. You need to scope out your neighbourhood and note which clinics are open for emergencies on a 24 hour basis. You will want […]

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