Tay Valley Veterinary Equine Centre has been asked to participate in a nation wide study into the frequency and risk factors of laminitis. We are the only practice in the East of Scotland to be participating and hope that our contribution helps towards increasing knowledge about this common and painful condition. The project is a […]
As of 17th March we have two confirmed outbreaks in the Perth area. These originate from two completely separate and unconnected sources. Both yards are acting in a responsible manner and both have implemented strict biosecurity measures. Infected horses have been isolated and all owners have agreed not to move horses off the yards until […]
Russell Parker, resident in equine orthopaedics at the Dick Vet, Edinburgh will give a talk on lameness on Friday 20th February 2009 7.30pm. With the help of some video clips he will explain how to tell if your horse is lame and discuss some of the common causes. The talk is free and will be […]
From July 1st 2009 all new registered equines will need to be microchipped. This should proove helpful in identifying horses more accurately than the present system of identification which relies on a diagram. For the next two months we are offering a 10% discount on chipping your horse.