Cushing’s disease in horses is a slowly progressive disease of the pituitary gland in the brain in middle aged to older horses.
Equine Metabolic Syndrome consists of insulin dysregulation and a collection of other risk factors highly associated with an increased risk of endocrinopathic laminitis. Many horses with EMS have increased body fat which can be generalized and/or in specific regional areas.
Equine influenza, or "horse flu," is a highly contagious upper respiratory disease that can cause serious secondary infections in our equine friends, especially in foals. Here, our Poulsbo vets explain the symptoms to watch for and how equine influenza is treated.
Caring for your horse's mouth is an important part of caring for their overall health, happiness, and performance. In today's post, our Poulsbo vets share some important reasons you should have your horse's teeth examined regularly and common oral health problems that could affect your horse.
Coggins tests are an essential part of your horse's annual preventive care. Our Poulsbo vets share some facts about Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA), why Coggins testing is important for all horses, and how Coggins testing is performed.