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26
Feb

Supplementing the Neurologic Horse

Do you have a horse struggling with EPM, ataxia, West Nile Virus, EHV-1 or Lyme Disease?

Many neurologic diseases look the same symptomatically and are very difficult and costly to diagnose.  A great option for supplementation is the DePaolo Equine Concepts’ Neurologic Kit.  There are no negative side effects associated with this Kit, making it a great option for horses whose causative agent has not yet been identified. Read more »

26
Feb

Prepare to be blown away by the Perot Museum

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science located in Victory Park, near Downtown Dallas is said to be a “world of wonder” by The Dallas Morning News. Passing the test of school children, inspiring curiosity in all ages and boasting as a living science lesson, this new Museum opened its doors to the public on December 1, 2012. Get ready to amaze your brain through hands-on learning experiences. Read more »

15
Feb

Conducting a Fecal Egg Count

Here are the easy steps to collect a sample of manure for your vet to perform a Fecal Egg Count (FEC).  This is a great non-invasive way to test for ‘worms’ in your horse.  It not only tests if parasites are present but it also identifies the type so your treatment can be more effect and less harmful to the overall health of your horse.   Read more »

15
Feb

Dr. Mark is hard at work!

Dr. Mark is in the thick of it in Scottsdale at the Arabian show.  He broke his daily record on Monday by working on 35 horses in one day!  The Scottsdale Arabian show is one of the most impressive horse shows in the world showcasing this amazing breed.  Dr. Mark always relishes in the opportunity to work on several champions and  reserve champions by the week’s end.  If you can’t make it to the show in person, watch the live stream through iEquine.

9
Feb

Our favorite doggie toy

As most of you know, the office pets are a pair of Great Danes.  Although they do spend plenty of time lounging around supervising sometimes late in the afternoon the sillies come out which has been termed “The Great Dane Freak-Out!”  The favorite toy to play tug-a-war or fetch with is a Read more »

6
Feb

How Stress Can Cause Cushing’s Syndrome in Horses

Mark DePaolo, DVM explains how stress can cause effects that can progress into Cushing’s Syndrome. Many of today’s horses are exposed to daily low-grade long term stress. As the severity of these stressors build, a horse’s susceptibility to Cushing’s Syndrome dramatically increase.  Read more