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  • Laminitis
    Laminitis by Dr. Alicia Nolfi Laminitis is caused by many things. Any condition involving generalized infection or inflammation can cause laminitis. Pneumonia, colitis, placentitis and endometritis are some examples. Elevated simple sugar Read more
  • Health of the Equine Foot
    Equine Foot X-rays: What Do They Tell Us?  By Dr. Alicia Nolfi What comes to mind when you think about an X-ray? Most people visualize white bones on a black background. While Read more
  • Socializing Your Puppy
    Start Early When Socializing Your Puppy By Reese Odenwelder, DVM Getting a new puppy is a very exciting time! There is so much fresh love and happiness with adding a new furry Read more
  • Healthy Teeth Happy Horse
    Healthy Teeth Happy Horse By Louise Marron, DVM As the field of veterinary medicine has evolved, the importance of high quality dental care has become increasingly apparent.  The mouth serves a vital Read more
  • Diabetes
    Diabetes in Pets By Dr. Melissa Gisleson, DVM Diabetes affects both dogs and cats.  It is a condition where for one reason or another, the body is unable to control blood Read more
  • Wound Care and Skin Grafting
    Wound Care and Skin Grafting By Charles Maker, DVM Serious limb wounds and their complications such as infections, contribute significantly to the time to complete healing and cost of repair for affected Read more
  • Ear Infections in Dogs and Cats
    Otitis - Ear Infections in Dogs and Cats by Kelly Stalpes, DVM Ever notice your dog or cat scratching or rubbing at their ears? Or shaking their head? Red, itchy ears are Read more
  • New Lameness Treatment for Osteoarthritis
    New Lameness Treatment for Osteoarthritis By Charles Maker, DVM Degenerative Joint Disease (DJD) or osteoarthritis is one of the main causes of lameness in horses.  DJD occurs when the joint cartilage is Read more
  • Wooly Coats and Cresty Necks
    Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders in our Horses By Kelly Stalpes, DVM As our horses age, they become more likely to develop endocrine and metabolic disorders. One of the most common diseases of Read more
  • Heat Stress
    Heat Stress in Horses By Chuck Maker, DVM Horses can't "chill out" as easily as humans - they need a little help especially at our altitude with its relatively low humidity and Read more
  • Nutrition
    Nutrition By Kelly Stalpes, DVM We’ve all heard the phrase “you are what you eat” in reference to our dietary choices. Food matters and is a large component of a healthy lifestyle Read more
  • What is Bugging my Horse?
    Bug Bites By Chuck Maker, DVM Summer is in full-swing and with the lovely weather comes an increase in bugs. Bites or stings can cause itching or painful swelling at the site, Read more
  • Our Sun Can be Hard on Your Horse's Eyes
    Equine Ocular Squamous Cell Carcinoma, by Meggie Garvey, DVM Living here in Colorado at high altitude predisposes horses to certain diseases due to UV light exposure.  One of these diseases is a Read more
  • Pets and the Summer Heat
    Beating the Heat by Melissa Gisleson, DVM As the summer nears and the weather continues to warm up, it is important to be mindful of the impact it can have on our Read more
  • Pet Alergies
    Stop the Itch! by Meggie Garvey, DVM It’s that time of year again – allergy season! With warmer weather and grasses and trees growing again, many of our pets become very itchy.  Read more
  • A Little Miracle
    A Foal is Born ...but Mom is Having Difficulties!, by Chuck Maker, DVM Six days ago a little “Whiskey N Diamonds colt” was born. It was 6 o’clock in the morning on a Read more

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