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The painful process of losing a beloved animal

Coping with grief over loss of pets, horses, cows When Ann Maclean’s dog Seamus, a rescued black Labrador retriever, began to decline, she spoke with her veterinarian about the decision to say goodbye to the family’s cherished pet. The Flint Hill resident scheduled a...

Recommendations for Whelping Bitches

Recommendations for Whelping Bitches Kimberly S. Cole, DVM Gestation time: 64 days. Most dogs whelp at 56-66 days after the first breeding. Nutrition: We recommend that bitches in whelp be fed a commercial brand dog food for the first half of the pregnancy. About...

Bovine Health Recommendations

These are general guidelines only. Please consult with Dr. Massie, Dr. O’Brien, Dr. Hausler or Dr. Burke to determine your herd’s specific needs. Pre-Breeding Cows and Heifers -Assure legible ID -Booster IBR, PI3, BVD, BRSV, preferably MLV (Bovishield ) if not already...

Ovine Health Recommendations

These are general guidelines only. Please consult with Dr. Massie, Dr. O’Brien, Dr. Hausler or Dr. Burke to determine your sheep’s specific needs.   Vaccinations: -Covexin 8 or CD & T vaccine -Initial vaccination at 8 and 12 weeks, followed by an annual...