Rose Hill Veterinary Practice, P.C.

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Shenandoah Mountains


Common Ticks of Virginia

Common Ticks of Virginia  American Dog Tick  The American Dog Tick, Dermacentor variabillis, is about 5mm long with short stout mouthparts.  It is dark brown with light wavy lines or reticulations on its back.  It is found mostly in the western...
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Exotic tick found in Virginia: What you can do

Exotic tick found in Virginia: What you can do On May 14, 2018 the National Veterinary Services Laboratory in Ames, Iowa confirmed the finding of the Haemaphysalis longicornis tick (otherwise known as the East Asian or Longhorned tick) in...
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Veterinary Feed Directives (VFD’s)

 Article provided by the Virginia Department Of Agriculture And Consumer Services  January 1, 2017 will significantly change the way medically important antibiotics are used in animal agriculture. In 1996, the FDA issued A Guidance for Industry...
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LIFE AFTER LAMINITIS By Thomas B. Massie, Jr., DVM Laminitis (founder) in the horse can be a devastating disease process and it can take many forms.  In some cases, the horse is mildly affected and recovers without significant problems.  Others,...
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Pasture Management

Thomas B. Massie, Jr., DVM It is in the fall that I think most about changes that should be made to improve spring and summer pastures. While I am not by any means an agronomist, I do see many examples of successful techniques used by clients....
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