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How to choose the right horse

Author:Chaparral Animal HospitalDate:2018-07-31
Before purchasing a horse, you should take your lifestyle, free time, and resources into consideration to determine which breed suits you. Learn more on things to consider and how to choose the right horse.

Preventing Lameness in Horses

Author:Chaparral Animal HospitalDate:2018-06-29
Lameness in horses can cause pain and debilitation. Learn the causes of lameness and what horse owners can do to prevent this condition.

Strangles

Author:Chaparral Animal HospitalDate:2018-06-07
Strangles is an infection in horses that causes an abscess of the lymphoid tissue of the upper respiratory tract. Learn about strangles in equine, and how to prevent your horse from getting strangles.

Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis (AKA Pigeon Fever)

Author:Chaparral Animal HospitalDate:2018-06-06
Pigeon fever, or Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis infection, is a disease in horses characterized by swelling in the chest area. Learn more about pigeon fever here.

What vaccines does my horse really need?

Author:Chaparral Animal HospitalDate:2018-05-30
Are you a new horse owner? Learn the importance of equine vaccines, and which ones your horse really needs to remain healthy.

How to Kitten-proof Your House

Author:Chaparral Animal HospitalDate:2018-04-27
Is your new kitten destroying your home? Learn these tips for kitten proofing your house to keep your pet and furniture safe!

Uroperitoneum

Author:Chaparral Animal HospitalDate:2018-04-03
Ruptured bladders, or uroperitoneum, is a condition that occurs in foals, or young horse. Learn more about causes, symptoms, and prevention of uroperitoneum.

Hoof Care for Horses

Author:Chaparral Veterinary Medical CenterDate:2018-03-30
Hoof care for horses is one of the most important aspects of maintaining a horse's health. Learn more on how keeping horse's hooves healthy.

Bugs and Drugs! Parasite control for horses

Author:Chaparral Veterinary Medical CenterDate:2018-03-08
Once or twice a year, de-worming treatments are recommended for horses. Find out more about how to keep your horse happy and healthy here.

Rhodococcus equi

Author:Chaparral Animal HospitalDate:2018-03-06
Rhodococcus equi is a bacterial infection that can cause pneumonia in foals. Learn more about equine pneumonia along with causes, treatments, and symptoms of rhodoccocus equi.

What to Feed Older Dogs

Author:Chaparral Veterinary Medical CenterDate:2018-02-24
Older dogs have different dietary needs than puppies and adult dogs. Learn what to feed older dogs for better geriatric health.

How to form a closer bond with your pet

Author:Chaparral Veterinary Medical CenterDate:2018-01-19
Chaparral Veterinary Medical Center offer top tips on how to form a close and healthy bond with your pet. Learn more here.

Christmas in Carefree Parade

Author:Date:2017-12-28

Why is my cat vomiting?

Author:Chaparral Veterinary Medical CenterDate:2017-12-15
Our Feline Vet in Cave Creek explains the most common reasons why cats vomit, and when you should seek veterinary help.

Causes of weight loss in pets

Author:Chaparral Veterinary Medical ClinicDate:2017-11-21
Weight loss in pets can be an indication of a bigger problem. Learn the most common causes of weight loss in pets and treatments at Chaparral Veterinary Medical Center

The Importance of Pet Vaccines

Author:Chaparral Veterinary Medical ClinicDate:2017-10-17
New to being a pet owner? Learn the importance of pet vaccines, and the dangers of not vaccinating your pet.

Hernias in Horses

Author:Chaparral Animal HospitalDate:2017-09-19
Hernias can be a life threatening condition for your horse. Learn how to spot a hernia in your horse, types of hernias in horses, and how to treat them.

Tips on Feeding Your Horse

Author:Chaparral Veterinary Medical CenterDate:2017-08-15
Are you a new horse owner? Learn more tips for feeding your horse from the equine vets at Chaparral Veterinary Medical Center in Cave Creek.

Equine Podiatry in Cave Creek

Author:Chaparral Veterinary Medical CenterDate:2017-07-12
Your horse's hoof health directly correlates to their overall health. Our equine veterinarians in Cave Creek explain the importance of equine podiatry. Learn more here.

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