Dental exams are an important part of your horse’s health. Domesticated horses are living longer but their teeth are still the same length. It is important to have your horse’s teeth looked at to maintain their health.
At Jackpot Veterinary Center, we understand the unique needs of your horse. Because ulcers can be painful and cause lasting damage, we are committed to providing the best possible care for your horse.
How is the life of a veterinary student? There are so many thoughts that flow through my head when being asked this question; it is exciting, nerve racking, stressful, fulfilling, time consuming, and fun.
Stomach ulcers are prevalent in horses and determining the significance of these ulcers in the case of poor performance or change in behavior can be challenging.
My inspiration to love and care for animals came to me at a very young age. My Mom would tell me stories about when she was younger working in the zoo; hearing about all the cool tasks she would do and how she would care for and provide for the different animals interested me.
Horses are living much longer lives now due to advancements in healthcare and knowledge. With use and age, horses experience boney changes such as arthritis and the discomfort that comes with it.
Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) is an infectious viral disease that causes a persistent infection in the equidae family. This category includes horses, donkeys, mules and zebras. It is found all over the world and can be rapidly spread.