Kulshan’s Blog

  • Horses & Choke

    Jan 04 2019

    By Holly Smith, DVM “My horse just ate and is now coughing with food coming out his nose.” This is the scenario often presented to the veterinarian on the emergency…

  • Itching and Scratching, and Licking, Oh My!

    Dec 07 2018

    By Marion Fischer DVM Allergies in dogs are a very common and frustrating problem.  Just like in people, dogs can be allergic to a wide variety of environmental components and…

  • The Basics of Biosecurity

    Nov 06 2018

    By Caitlin Kline, DVM Biosecurity is often overlooked, but it’s one of the most important aspects of raising healthy livestock. Biosecurity consists of preventing infectious germs from being carried to…

  • On The Road With Your Pet

    Jun 20 2018

    By Dorrie Jordan, DVM It’s summer and vacation time. You’ve got big plans for a family trip and that includes the dog, or maybe the cat. There are definitely a…

  • Is That The Sun?!

    May 18 2018

    by Dr. Kevin Erickson Whether in Lynden or Ferndale, nothing motivates us more than sunshine and warm days. Kulshan Veterinary Hospital is well aware that beautiful weather inspires pet owners…

  • Anesthesia Free Dental Cleanings: are they worth it?

    Mar 26 2018

    By Dr. Perry Stanfield Properly cleaned teeth are SO important for your pet’s health and longevity. Anesthesia free dental cleanings have been a topic of debate for some time and…

  • Detecting Early Laminitis

    Mar 05 2018

    By Mandy Cha, DVM Laminitis is a very scary word in the equine world. It is the cause of lameness, pain, loss of performance, and very unfortunately, can be the…

  • Worms! They Just Keep Coming!

    Feb 02 2018

    By Dr. Jacob Hammon “Worms!” Such a powerful word in our minds, it leads us to fond images of wriggling worms happy to live in and off our furry friends. …

  • Marijuana & Pets

    Jan 23 2018

    By Paul Magrath, DVM Marijuana toxicity cases have increased since recreational use has been legalized in some states. Although humans tend to tolerate the use of recreational marijuana, domestic animals…

  • How to prepare your farm and animals for winter!

    Jan 05 2018

    By Jake Murphy, DVM It’s that time of year again, snow and slick ice are back! This is a great time to check over your animal facilities and make sure…