Help Your Mare Have a Safe Delivery

If your mare has made it through 11 months of pregnancy, you’re almost home free. Labor and delivery, while momentous, are generally uneventful. In most cases, you will simply need to be a quiet observer – if, that is, you are lucky enough to witness the birth. Mares seem to prefer to foal at night … Continue reading »

Time to Prepare for Foaling!

Tips and Reminders to Help Prepare for Foaling As spring approaches, we get closer to having many long-awaited foals hit the ground.  Below is some important information to help prepare you for an impending foaling. First, a mare’s average length of gestation is 340 days (about 11 months), but this can range from 320-380 days.  … Continue reading »

Parvo: Potential Puppy Peril

What is canine parvovirus? Canine parvovirus (parvo) is one of the most common and severe GI diseases of dogs.  Parvovirus is an extremely hardy virus that can be spread when a dog comes into contact with the feces of an infected dog. Parvovirus most frequently attacks puppies younger than 1 year of age.  The virus … Continue reading »