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I have a two year old that wont use his front right leg,
I have a two year old that wont use his front right leg, their is no heat no swelling hoofs are trimmed correctly still dont know what it is … read more
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My elderly horse was broken out in a cold sweat tonight. The
My elderly horse was broken out in a cold sweat tonight. The vet saw him today and said that he had an abscess. Gave him some bute and said to watch him. … read more
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Dr. Rein
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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I went out to see my horse today and he was standing there
Hi...I went out to see my horse today and he was standing there in the pasture and he wouldnt move like he normally does when he sees me. Then I went up to him and out on his halter and he would barely walk .He really didnt put pressur on his back right leg. … read more
Dan C., DVM
Dan C., DVM
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We are dealing with a rescue horse in Yelapa Mexico. We
Customer: ***** *****....and we are dealing with a rescue horse in Yelapa Mexico. We believe the issue is sand colic and no solid bowel movement in 10 days. Diarheaa and gas. Want to use epsom salt an… read more
Dan C., DVM
Dan C., DVM
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My horse will not put any weight on s left back leg, so he
my horse will not put any weight on his left back leg, so he hopes on the other three, he holds his leg off the ground and keeps lifting it to his belly. I see no cuts or swelling, he is however getti… read more
Doctor.A
Doctor.A
Veterinarian
Post-Doctoral Degree
322 satisfied customers
My horse is 3 legged lame on the left nd. walking on toe
My horse is 3 legged lame on the left hind. walking on toe protecting his heel. the farrier was here today and said he believed it is an abcess. he has some swelling in thr fetlock. he is eating poopi… read more
Dan C., DVM
Dan C., DVM
Horse Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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also, are the epsom salt soakings and poultice pads and iodine
also, are the epsom salt soakings and poultice pads and iodine helping or hurting the situation?… read more
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JoanNortonVMD
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horse: is pooping once a day if lucky..plasma light iv fluids..drank
Our horse is pooping once a day if lucky and is having some stomach pains. A vet had come out and said that she had an impaction but after a recent rectal he stated that she no longer has the impactio… read more
Dr. Braha
Dr. Braha
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
86 satisfied customers
I have an 11 yr. old, 1800lb percheron who came up lame 2-12-11
I have an 11 yr. old, 1800lb percheron who came up lame 2-12-11 on front rt foot. Unfortunately, stable owner turned him out. When we arrived 6hrs later, he was dead lame, and in shock, the temp outsi… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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Post-Doctoral Degree
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horses: nail and when i took him to the vet he cut..frog..penicillin
Hi I have one of my cutting/reining horses and he stepped on a nail and when i took him to the vet he cut out his frog and he said that the infection is to bad and we should just put him down cause he… read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
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Doctoral Degree
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My horse is lame. She resists putting any pressure or weight
My horse is lame. She resists putting any pressure or weight on her back left. I lifted the leg to inspect the hoof, but it is muddy outside so mainly I just saw mud. When I tried to clean it out with… read more
Dan C., DVM
Dan C., DVM
Horse Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
971 satisfied customers
We have a 5 yr old Curly that has a slightly swollen back ankle.
We have a 5 yr old Curly that has a slightly swollen back ankle. He doesn't seem to want to put any weight on it. Checked his hoof, clean, not hot. Ankle is not hot, are we safe to take a wait and see… read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
General Practitioner
Doctoral Degree
14,992 satisfied customers
horses: hh7 yrs old..found severly lame in the front left feet.
Dear Sir, I have a T/B mare 15 hh7 yrs old in a paddok with other horses on sand. She was found severly lame in the front left feet. It was big but not much heat. I started with 20cc penciline injecti… read more
Dr Rik Daniels
Dr Rik Daniels
Doctoral Degree
705 satisfied customers
I have a paint horse that 48 hours ago received a 22 1/2 inch
I have a paint horse that 48 hours ago received a 22 1/2 inch laceration to the left side of the chest, starting midline of the shoulder and ending at the back of the left front leg by the elbow, requ… read more
FamilyPetDoctor
FamilyPetDoctor
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Doctoral Degree
1,478 satisfied customers
Have a horse that has an absess from a mesquit thorn at his
Have a horse that has an absess from a mesquit thorn at his corrnet band and daughter needed to use to rodeo this weekend or get a vet release form. I also need to know what to do for him.… read more
Dan C., DVM
Dan C., DVM
Horse Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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quarter horse: with a lame front leg..Swollen above the frog.
I have an 18 year old quarter hourse paint with a lame front leg. Swollen above the frog. I called the after hour vet line on easter weekend? I think it must be an infection....what should I do? How c… read more
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Dr. Christie
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Doctoral Degree
1,518 satisfied customers
I recently bought two Belgian horses from S. Ontario. I live
I recently bought two Belgian horses from S. Ontario. I live in N.Ontario where the weather tends to be colder and drier in the winter. After the horses arrived(Nov. 17) they changed roles in the peck… read more
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Donna Campbell Smith
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Associate Degree
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horse: has developed limp front left hoof..see swelling
My horse has developed limp front left hoof. When looking from a distance you can see swelling around the coronary and a little above the pastern. There is some heat presenting at the coronary band. W… read more
Dan C., DVM
Dan C., DVM
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Doctoral Degree
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