Summer Safety for Pets and Livestock in Tucson

Summer everywhere can be dangerous for pets and livestock, but it’s an especially dangerous time for animals here. Tucson’s extreme summer temperatures and arid climate put animals at an elevated risk of dehydration and heatstroke.

Gastric Ulcers in Horses: What You Need to Know

Gastric ulcers are a fairly common condition in horses, particularly race and competition horses, but all horses (even foals) can suffer. Ulcers are lesions which occur in a horse’s stomach.

Pet Insurance…Where to start

Pet Insurance…Where to start Pet insurance sounds like a novel concept for any dog or cat owner. Our clients ask us frequently which pet insurance we recommend at Adobe. We do not recommend one insurance company over the other. Typically we offer inquiring individuals multiple insurance pamphelets and report the companies that our clients mention… Continue reading Pet Insurance…Where to start

Equine Herpesvirus Outbreak

Equine Herpesvirus Outbreak Click the following links to learn more about the recent outbreak of Equine Herpesvirus, a neurological disease affecting horses. A Guide To Understanding the Neurologic Form of EHV Infection Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy (EHM) & EHV-1 Frequently Asked Questions

Thunderstorm anxiety

Monsoon season is swiftly approaching. It’s not just the boom of thunder that generates a fear response in fearful dogs. Lightning, wind, rain, dark skies, changes in barometric pressure and even odors can elicit a fearful response.

West Nile Virus

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, as of August 5th 2014, WNV infections in birds and veterinary animals have been reported in the state of Arizona. West Nile Virus infections have also been reported in humans in Arizona.

Caring For An Older Horse

10 Tips for Caring for The Older Horse: Because of advances in nutrition, management and health care, horses are living longer, more useful lives. It’s not uncommon to find horses and ponies living well into their 20s and 30s. While genetics play a role in determining life span.