Bute Vs. Banamine

Bute Vs. Banamine

Which medication should you use when your horse needs pain relief? Both Bute (Phenylbutazone) and Banamine (Flunixin meglumine) are non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), but they can be used for different situations. Bute is usually given for musculoskeletal...
Bladder Stones In Dogs

Bladder Stones In Dogs

When a dog is having symptoms of a urinary tract infection it may not always appear to be a serious concern. There are many causes for a urinary tract infection including bacteria, but when an infection is not detected in laboratory testing the cause for symptoms may...
Top 10 Spring Checklist

Top 10 Spring Checklist

SPRING IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER! TIME TO DEEP CLEAN YOUR HOUSE, GET THE CAR TUNED UP, PACK AWAY THE SNOW PANTS AND BEST OF ALL, GIVE YOUR HORSE A SPRING CHECK-UP TOO! 1. Check blanketing: If your horse has been wearing a blanket all winter, keep an eye on daytime...
Refeeding The Malnourished Horse

Refeeding The Malnourished Horse

Several factors may be involved in causing a horse to become malnourished or in a debilitated condition.  While age and concurrent disease can play a role, the most common reasons for severely malnourished horses are owner ignorance and economic hardship.  The problem...