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Keys to Successful Showing for Both You and Your Horse

Keys to Successful Showing for Both You and Your Horse

A horse is a massive animal who, as we all know by now, is also incredibly fragile for their size. This can add an immense amount of stress gearing up to show season not only for your horse but for you as well! I don’t know about you, but my horses are like my...

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Foxtail Season & Your Pet

Foxtail Season & Your Pet

The barbed edge nature of the foxtail gives it the ability to travel in one direction, making its small appearance more dangerous than the initial glance.  Despite its cute sounding name, the foxtail has been known to take on your pet’s largest defense system, the...

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Life is a Highway: Travel Tips for You and Your Pet

Life is a Highway: Travel Tips for You and Your Pet

Summertime brings about increased car travel with pets as they accompany their families on road trips and day trips. These trips may occur relatively close to home, or they may take you and your pet across provincial or international borders (travel restrictions...

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Dealing with Equine Colic

Dealing with Equine Colic

Colic is a condition that most horse owners will see sometime during their horse’s lifetime. Colic does not discriminate between age, gender or breed and can be as a result of numerous things. In our cold Manitoba winters, we most often see impaction colic. This is...

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The Ideal Hoof

The Ideal Hoof

There is an old adage that describes the horse as having 5 hearts, each as equally important as the others.  The 5 hearts are made up of one actual heart and 4 feet.  Of course, a horse cannot live without any of these 5 hearts, which underlines the importance of the...

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How to Clean Your Dog’s Ears

How to Clean Your Dog’s Ears

Now that we are gearing up for warm weather (hopefully), it’s common for us to see a lot of appointments for ear infections. Why are ear infections more common in the Spring/Summer, you may wonder? This is because it’s more common for our pups to go swimming, get...

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Lovely Lilies and Curious Cats: A Dangerous Combination

Lovely Lilies and Curious Cats: A Dangerous Combination

Many of you may have heard that lilies are poisonous to cats, and most of you with cats will avoid having these flowers in your house because of this - but what makes lilies toxic? And what happens if a cat does eat one? Lilies are highly nephrotoxic to cats, meaning...

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Apps for your High-Tech Pet

Apps for your High-Tech Pet

In my recent “internet travels” I started to look into some of the best pet-related apps on the market.  This quickly became a Top 5 list that I hope you will enjoy. Disclaimer: I have no affiliation with any of these companies or websites.  They simply looked cool to...

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