News

  • MUD FEVER SEASON

    24th November 2017

    With the wetter weather comes an increased incidence of mud fever. Equine pastern dermatitis as it is called by vets is very common in horses kept in wet and muddy conditions. The dermatitis is secondary to damage of the skin barrier allowing bacteria to enter. Damage to the skin can…

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  • WINTER HEALTH CHECK

    19th November 2017

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  • THE 2018 VETERINARY AWARDS ARE NOW OPEN!

    27th October 2017

    These awards celebrate the hard work and dedication of veterinary staff, recognising those who inspire their clients and colleagues with their commitment and passion. Now in its 19th year, the Veterinary Awards are often referred to as the ‘Oscars’ of the veterinary profession. If you think your veterinary practice or…

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  • Vet Times write up regarding Piroplasmosis by Matthew Robin

    10th October 2017

    At BEVA Congress in September vet Matthew lectured on the risks of Piroplasmosis in the equine population. It is caused by parasites infecting the blood cells of horses, donkeys and mules. It is endemic in most of the regions of the world, but has not been reported in the UK…

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  • Autumn means a big increase in the risk of Sycamore poisoning/Atypical myopathy

    22nd September 2017

    Sycamore poisoning/atypical myopathy (AM) is a severe, often fatal muscle disease of horses. Clinical signs vary a lot, and range from being a bit quiet and off-colour through to agitation, severe distress, colic signs, trembling, profuse sweating, stiffness, recumbency and sudden death. AM is caused by a poison found in…

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