Category Archives: Equine

Strangles

As of 1st March 2012 we do not have any diagnosed cases and we are also unaware of any recently confirmed case reports by the other local practices. There are several straight forward biosecurity measures that you can do to reduce the risk of your horse encountering strangles such as not sharing buckets or troughs, […]

Laminitis screening package

Tay Valley Veterinary & Equine Centre will be offering a laminitis risk assessment for horses & ponies who have had laminitis or at a high risk of developing this crippling condition. Laminitis has been clinically linked to Equine Metabolic Syndrome and Equine Cushing’s Disease, both of which can be successfully managed if detected early. Horses […]

John Keen from the RDVS Edinburgh gives a presentation on laminitis at Tay Valley Vets

Last Friday over 90 people including representatives of the SSPCA and BHS Scotland packed into TVVEC to hear John Keen from the RDVS Edinburgh give a presentation on laminitis. John talked about the various causes including hormonal imbalances which over recent years have received a lot of attention as contributing to this painful debilitating disease. […]

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