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31
Dec

Typical parasite treatments for horses and how they work

Internal Parasites are a natural and healthy presence in horses at low levels.  Excessive parasite levels can cause serious health issues and must be reduced.  There are several traditional de-worming products on the market.  Typical parasite treatments include: Read more »

31
Dec

Fine Dining In a Gas Station?

Being fairly new to the Dallas area, we heard rumors right away about a fine dining establishment located inside in a Conoco gas station.  Naturally, we had to check it out for ourselves. Read more »

15
Dec

66% of Americans buy their pets gifts during the holidays!

According to an AP-Petside.com poll, 66% of Americans buy their pets holiday gifts.  Toys, treats and small stocking stuffers top the list.  Pet parents are anticipated to spend an average of $46 on holiday pet gifts.  Pet clothing, grooming items and new beds also seem to be popular items.  For a list of the funniest dog toys Read more »

13
Dec

Internal Parasites in your horse

Horses share a symbiotic relationship with several varieties of internal parasites. In small numbers, this relationship is both normal and healthy. The parasites gain a host that enables them to mature and perpetuate their life cycle, while the horse obtains a measure of resistance to further parasitic infection. However, in large numbers, internal parasites pose a serious risk to a horse’s health. These parasites include Read more »

12
Dec

Christmas In The Cages was a roaring good time!

Yesterday I took my 4 yr old son to Christmas in the Cages at Rancho Las Lomas in Orange County, CA.  I knew this beautiful private estate was frequently booked for posh weddings but I had no idea it was an animal sanctuary.   Read more »

9
Dec

If I were a little girl I would ask Santa for…

While I was creating my Christmas list for my husband, sister and parents to look over I became thoroughly depressed by the items of my choosing: A new stock pot, Kona coffee, Toms shoes, Touch Tech Gloves so I can use my iPhone and not have to take my gloves off…Really?  A stock pot?!?!

What happened to the days of Read more »

7
Dec

How do toxic levels of Arsenic in apple juice relate to your horse?

A few months ago Dr. Mehmet Oz exposed the alarmingly high levels of Arsenic found in common brands of apple juice.  The Food and Drug Administration rebutted claiming the type and levels of Arsenic were “essentially harmless.”  Consumer Reports recently conducted a study that shows otherwise. Read more »

7
Dec

Off to a great start at the NBF in OKC!

CONGRATULATIONS to client Emilie Veillette and SV Pass Em Fire on WINNING the 1st go of the Juvenile Futurity yesterday at the BFA World Championships! Out of 339 entires, Emilie’s time of 15.733 was unbeatable! Oh Canada!

Dr. Mark DePaolo is treating horses at the BFA World Championships this week with chiropractic and acupuncture treatments.

Make sure you bring your horse by the vendor aisle for a tune up or to discuss any health concerns you may have about your horse.   Read more »