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Fecal Testing

Annual Fecal Test Pet owners may submit a fecal sample to any qualified veterinary clinic. Please ensure that the sample is no older than 12 hours, if at all possible. The fecal test will screen your pet for roundworms, hookworms, whipworms, giardia, and coccidia. Microscopic examination of the stool does not always reveal tapeworm eggs.… Continue Reading

Foaling

Breeding form you mare is both an exciting and anxious time. It is important that you are able to recognise the start of foaling (labour) and its different stages. You can then enjoy the experience, reassured that you know what to do if problems occur. How long is pregnancy ? In horses the average pregnancy… Continue Reading

The Yorkshire Terrier

The Yorkshire Terrier

  Humble beginnings … The Yorkshire terrier has its origins in the early 1800s from the Clydesdale and Paisley terriers in an area around Glasgow in the county of York.  The breed was developed to combat rats in mines and its size was ideal for carrying around in miners’ pockets, as poaching rabbits was illegal… Continue Reading

The Dalmatian

The Dalmatian

  The Dalmatian Origin: It is believed that the Dalmatian has its origin in the region of Dalmatia in Yugoslavia that was once a part of Austria.  They first appeared at a dog show in Britain in 1860 and in the USA in 1926 – when the Dalmatian Club of America held its first National… Continue Reading