Friday, July 19, 2019
Integrative approach to diarrhea in the equine

Integrative approach to diarrhea in the equine

Diarrhea is common in horses, and can be stubborn to treat. Alternative therapies offer a safe and effective way to resolve the problem. The...
strategies for building and maintaining equine health

Strategies for building and maintaining equine health

The practice of veterinary medicine has changed dramatically in the 35 years since I graduated from veterinary school. Today, clients seek information from all...
shockwave therapy for animals

Shockwave therapy

This non-invasive modality can successfully treat a range of orthopedic and soft tissue problems in animals. Though most commonly used for horses, shockwave therapy...
Equine Protozoal Myelitis (EPM)

Treatment protocol for Equine Protozoal Myelitis (EPM)

Equine Protozoal Myelitis (EPM) has been around since the 1960s in the US. It’s caused by two protozoal parasites. Sarcocystis neurona is the most...
integrating essential oils for skin care

Integrating essential oils for skin care

The natural chemistry of these 12 essential oils makes them ideal for use in the management of healthy skin for our animal patients. Most abnormal...
otitis media in dogs

Western botanicals for treating otitis media in animals

Unlike conventional drugs, herbs and other botanicals make resistance nearly impossible for even the nastiest pathogens, and are effective weapons against the bacteria and...
EHM in horses

An integrative approach to Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM)

A look at what is currently known about EHM – a neurologic manifestation of the EHV-1 virus – along with integrative therapies for its...
equine laminitis

Taking an integrative perspective with laminitis

Understanding how an integrative approach can be used to diagnose and successfully treat laminitis. Laminitis is a frustrating disease commonly encountered by equine practitioners. In...

Homeopathic treatment of Primary or Idiopathic Seizures

Primary or idiopathic seizures are commonly lumped under the diagnosis of “epilepsy”. Secondary seizures linked to various other pathologies are entirely different, and require...
Nutrition and immunity in the equine

Nutrition and immunity in the equine

A deficiency of key vitamins and trace minerals may suppress the immune system and increase the risk of disease in your equine patients. Nutrition is...