What is laminitis and does my horse have it?
What is laminitis? To understand what laminitis is and how it affects our equine patients, we must first understand the basic anatomy of a hoof capsule. The hoof capsule is the hard, keratinised tissue that extends from the ground to the coronet band (soft ring of tissue around the top of the hoof where the […]
Pets can celebrate Easter too, just not chocolate
Easter is nearly here and the Easter bunny is on his way!  As much as we humans like to indulge (and on occasion, overindulge) in the ooey, gooey chocolaty goodness known as Easter Eggs, it’s important we don’t share them with our pets.  Unfortunately, there’s a chemical in chocolate that is toxic to our fur-babies.  […]