Halloween is over, and we humans have been positively stuffed with sweet treats – most of which are toxic to pets. So, we recommend giving your pets a special food by celebrating National Cook for Your Pet Day on November 1st by whipping up some fun, pet-friendly treats at home!
There are several different types of gastric ulcer diseases with a variety of causes that can occur in horses. This group of gastrointestinal health concerns is referred to as Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS). These ailments are quite common in horses during all stages of life. In fact, an estimated 25-50% of foals and 60-90% of adult horses suffer from some type of EGUS.
It’s October, and that means it’s time to talk about all things scary. For horse owners, that means talking about the things that frighten horses and what you can do to safely address the problem of having a horse that spooks too easily.
October is National Pet Wellness Month, and we like to use the opportunity to join other veterinary professionals around the nation in raising awareness about the importance of wellness examinations and preventative care for pets.
September is National Pet Health Insurance Month, and it’s a good time to think about whether you should look into health coverage for your pet. Pet insurance exists primarily to make sure your furry friend gets everything they need and deserves in terms of healthcare.
Farm animals are an important part of many families and businesses. Keeping them healthy is crucial for their well-being, as well as the success of the farm. Adobe Veterinary Center is happy to share some basic tips for keeping your farm animals healthy and happy all year long.
Proper nutrition is one of the most basic, yet challenging, forms of wellness care for your pets, that is why here at Adobe Veterinary Center, we provide pet parents with nutrition counseling to help them establish and maintain healthy diets for their furry friends throughout their lives.
Vaccines are among the most important wellness and preventative care treatments for both people and animals because they protect us from contracting highly dangerous contagious diseases. To determine the best vaccine schedule for your horse call us today!
It’s the heart of summer in the Sonoran Desert, and temperatures are on the rise. As a result, horse owners need to adjust the care their horses receive and the environments they’re living in to take extra precautions to prevent dehydration and heat exhaustion in their horses.
At Adobe Veterinary Center, we strongly encourage all pet owners, livestock keepers, and horse enthusiasts to microchip their animals. Check out the following facts to learn why.
The heat of summer has already hit Tucson, and it’s only going to get hotter. The extreme heat we endure affects farm animals in the same ways that it affects us, putting them at risk of heat stress (especially young animals, animals with dark fur, and animals that have a history of respiratory illness). To safeguard the health of your livestock from the heat, you need to take a few precautions to keep your farm animals cool and hydrated throughout the summer
During Pet Appreciation Week, we encourage pet owners to reflect on why they’re thankful for their pets and to celebrate by pampering their pets with love, attention, care, and fun activities. Consider the following ideas to help you celebrate your furry (fishy, scaley, feathered, hooved, etc.) friends this week.