One of our best selling products, Excel, recently had a new addition to its formula…Peppermint Leaf!
Excel is a natural ulcer preventative which coats and soothes the digestive tract. Studies show that nearly 90% of stalled horses suffer from gastrointestinal ulceration. Symptoms to watch for include Read more
Watch Spike, a two year old American Pitbull Terrier defend his territory from a two month old kitten named Visa all set to Guns N Roses’ Live and Let Die. Read more
Learn how to support your horse’s immunity and health with well-timed vaccines.
If you didn’t know there were vaccine categories, this is a very important post to read. You may come under fire from your veterinarian if you ask them to alter their recommended vaccination schedule for your horse so the best way to have a dialog with your vet is to become educated on the subject at hand and be confident in your decision. In the end, it is your horse and you have every right to make any decisions regarding the health and wellbeing of your animal.
Common vaccine categories Read more
We want to thank everyone for the outpouring of well wishes in our future endeavors. Both Jacqui and I have lived the majority of our lives in the Northwest and we will truly miss it.
We are so touched and flattered by all of our loyal customers that have taken the time to personally stop by the office to wish us on our way.
We want to assure you that once we get settled, business will be as usual with the only difference being that we are shipping from Pilot Point, TX.
I will be back in the Northwest every 4-6 weeks to perform acupuncture and chiropractic treatments. To book future appointments, call the regular scheduling line for Pacific Northwest Equine.
Please come visit if you are in TX. We will also have pick up available for local customers in the area. Again, thank you for all your support … And happy trails!
Mark and Jacqui DePaolo
Many horse owners notice gate abnormalities or strange compulsive behavior in their horse and call their vet. In some cases the vet will recommend a neurologic exam. What does this mean? What is a ‘neurologic test’? What is the test trying to find?
Your vet has most likely ruled out physical lameness so he/she wants to do a neurologic test to either discover or rule out any neuro issues your horse might be experiencing. A Neuro test usually consists of 3 parts: observation, a physical exam with several steps and lab tests. These steps are trying to figure out #1 if a neurologic problem exists and #2 where the problem is stemming from. Once a neurologic disorder is either ruled out or diagnosed, it is easier to find a therapeutic plan to help your horse recover or manage its disease. Read more
One of our favorite shopping websites Soap.com (and Diapers.com if you have a baby) has launched a pet version called Wag.com. The site has a HUGE selection of thousands of small animal products – no horse stuff … yet. They have free shipping over $49 (or $39 if you shop across the other sites above). They ship everywhere in the USA within 2 days and over 70% of the country has delivery overnight. You can share 1 shopping cart/check out process between Wag.com, Soap.com and Diapers.com. We have picked our favorite products for fish, bunnies, cats, dogs, birds and reptiles below. Don’t forget to check out their wide selection of natural and organic products for all your pets! Read more