Does Your Pregnant Mare Need a Tetanus Booster?

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You may make sure that your horses are up to date with their tetanus vaccinations; however, you may need to take extra steps to protect pregnant mares who are about to foal. For example, you may be told that your mare should have a tetanus booster towards the end of her pregnancy. Why is this a good idea? Why Give a Pregnant Mare a Booster Shot? If you give a mare a tetanus booster a few weeks before she gives birth, then the vaccine and its antibodies will still be in her body after she foals.…

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3 Steps To Help Your Beloved Dog Get Ready For Surgery

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Taking care of your pet is important, so if something is wrong and your dog needs surgery, then you probably will do everything you can to ensure it is successful. Here are some steps to help you get your beloved dog ready for vet surgery. Avoid Feeding Your Dog On The Morning Of The Surgery Pets should ideally be given anaesthetic on an empty stomach because they will not be able to swallow and may inhale any food or vomit that spews out while they are asleep.…

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How to Make Your Dog More Comfortable After TPLO Surgery

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If your dog has a torn cranial cruciate ligament (CCL), surgery may be on the horizon. A tibial-plateau-leveling osteotomy (TPLO) surgery is one of the best ways to get your pooch back to his old self, but the procedure can be taxing. If you’re preparing for or thinking about TPLO surgery and your worried about your dog’s recovery, here are three things you can do to make him more comfortable in the weeks following the operation.…

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