Kulshan’s Blog

  • Foot Issues with the Goat

    Sep 07 2016

    by Dr. Gale Dejong, DVM Hoof issues are a leading cause of lameness in the goat.  Hoof overgrowth is the most common foot disorder.  The environment, nutrition balance, and base…

  • Senior Pet Care

    Aug 10 2016

    By Dr. Dorrie Jordan, DVM Your dog is less enthusiastic about going on a walk.  Your cat is becoming even more finicky about her food.  You are filling the water…

  • Colic in Horses

    Jul 28 2016

    by Dr. David Sauter, DVM Colic simply refers to “abdominal pain.” Horses seem to have more problems with colic than any other domesticated animal, and it is the leading cause…

  • Should I Spay or Neuter My Pet? If So, When?

    Jul 06 2016

    By Dr. Perry Stanfied, DVM Every responsible cat and dog owner needs to answer these questions. Information is available from various resources:  who we affectionately refer to as Dr. Google,…

  • Welfare is “WELL FARE” but Not Farewell

    Jun 15 2016

    By Dr. Mike Anderson,DVM The UpsiDaisy Cow Lifter is a reality and it can be used as a metaphor for the improvements happening to quality of life for our farm…

  • Flea prevention: Does my animal really need protection year round?

    Jun 07 2016

    By Dr. Paul Magrath,DVM Fleas are a relatively common ectoparasite seen in companion animals.  Although there are over 2,000 species of fleas, the majority of flea infestations on pet dogs…

  • Welcome To The World of In Home Hoggery!

    May 19 2016

    By Dr. Jacob Hammon, DVM You may be thinking about getting a pig to enhance your home – (melodic sounds of grunt and squeals) – this can be a great…

  • Treat or No Treat

    May 11 2016

    By Dr. Kevin Erickson, DVM Contrary to popular belief, treats are not the best way to love a pet or to help it live a long healthy life. In fact,…

  • The Male Goat

    May 04 2016

    by Dr. Gale DeJong, DVM Handling and caring for the male goat is often poorly understood. Limited numbers of bucks are needed to service the goat herd. The intact buck…

  • Preventative Pet Care: Not Just Vaccinations

    Apr 06 2016

    by Dr. Erin West, DVM For many pet owners, preventative care means vaccinations. However, while protection against diseases such as rabies, parvovirus, leptospirosis, and feline leukemia (among others) is certainly…