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Hunt! :) I was researching about my donkey. He shed his
Hi Dr Hunt! :) I was researching about my donkey. He shed his winter coat but not normally. He has patches of hair still and I remember hearing somewhere that he may have a tumor of some sort (he has … read more
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My wife rescued a mini, who hooves were AFU.. we have had my wifes farrier coming our every 6 weeks and trimming them. The last time he trimmed them it didnt look like he took very much off. In my opi… read more
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Miniature donkey- not eating, laying down. She is pretty fat, and we have had alot of rain so her pasture is plentiful … read more
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I have a 2 year old miniature donkey. Small Fry weighs about
I have a 2 year old miniature donkey. Small Fry weighs about 150 pounds. He played an entire day in the horse fields but was brought into a flat area the next day not limping. That evening I checked o… read more
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My husband and I just brought home two miniature donkeys, a Jack and a pregnant Jennet. She miscarried last night. She was approximately 7 months. The people we bought them from had the two seperated,… read more
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A friend of mine has a donkey, my friend was told he was just
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5 year old miniature donkey..treated for an eye infection..laying down
I have a 5 year old miniature donkey that I suspect may be starting to colic. She is being treated for an eye infection and has been separated from the herd for 3 weeks. This evening she is laying dow… read more
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Dr. Loretta
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My miniature donkey is losing her hair around her eye and nose.
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I am looking for a donkey for our Live Drive-Thru Nativity
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Hi, I have two rescue x-racehorses and 4 rescue miniature
Hi, I have two rescue x-racehorses and 4 rescue miniature donkeys. All live quite happily with each other. They live on fairly stoney ground, and this year it has been very wet. Our problem is, foot a… read more
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I have a miniature donkey about 8 months old that has started
I have a miniature donkey about 8 months old that has started to walk on the front part of her front hooves. She acts like the back part of her hoof is sore when she is walking, but when you push on i… read more
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my miniature..hair off of his front leg and it was obvious..weak
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My donkey has just been put down. They said that he had a twisted
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I bought a miniature horse in December 2008 ( this is my first horse, i ussually own donkeys). In March she started losing weight and losing large patches of hair. The vet said he needed to float her … read more
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My donkey seems sick. She has lost a lot of weight over the
My donkey seems sick. She has lost a lot of weight over the past few days and it's almost impossible to get her up from laying down. She lives in about 150 acres and just eats grass. What could be wro… read more
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Small (not mini) donkey, jack, 5-7 yrs. frequently looks like
Small (not mini) donkey, jack, 5-7 yrs. frequently looks like he is gagging. Stretches out head & neck mouth open and acts like he is trying to bring something up. Nothing comes up and there is no sou… read more
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I have a donkey foal 6 monthsd old and a miniature donkey 11
I have a donkey foal 6 monthsd old and a miniature donkey 11 months old who are stabled in same loosebox at night. The foal's face (forehead, blaze and down to nostrils) is now covered in a rough wart… read more
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