Heat Stress, Part 3: Managing Cattle in Warm Weather

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By Tony Hawkins, DVM, Valley Vet Supply Technical Service Veterinarian In Parts 1 and 2, we covered heat stress prevention for dogs and horses – last but not least, let’s look at this topic as it relates to cattle. Simply put, cattle are not designed to be the most efficient …

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From My Saddle: Education is Ongoing

From My Saddle Education is Ongoing
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American Horse Publications Conference Proves Fruitful I believe education is an ongoing process throughout our lives. The old cliché, “The older I get the less I know,” is certainly a true statement for me. Technology is changing so fast we don’t have time to download a software update before another …

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Heat Stress, Part 1: Keeping Your Dogs Safe

Heat Stress, Part 1: Keeping Your Dogs Safe

By Tony Hawkins, DVM, Valley Vet Supply Technical Service Veterinarian Heat can have a devastating impact on our animals – it’s something that, in a clinic setting, I have seen first-hand. All animals outdoors in the heat – whether large or small – require shade, continuous access to fresh water, …

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