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    Hock wound

    Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy Late last year, the above mare was found in her paddock tangled in wire fencing. The mare’s owner managed to free her from the fencing and our vet Gemma was called to attend.   The mare had sustained multiple wounds, … Continue reading

    Getting to our Towcester Equine Vets clinic!

    Posted in Equine, Horses, Uncategorized on by Abii Dowdy Routes avoiding A5 / TOWCESTER HIGH STREET during planned roadworks. Roadworks are taking place through the highlighted area from July through to November 2018. Many routes immediately surrounding this area are likely to be heavily congested. We’ve suggested some alternative … Continue reading

    NO Fear the Roadworks doesnt stop us here!

    Posted in Small Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

    As many of you will be aware the A5 (Watling Street) through Towcester will be closed for approximately 17 weeks from 23 July 2018 while roadworks take place. At Towcester Vets will still be open as normal and diversions around … Continue reading

    Red Tractor Updates

    Posted in Farm Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

    With lots of our clients belonging to the Red Tractor Scheme we wanted to update you on some of the changes they are bringing in. From the 1st June 2018, all Red Tractor farms MUST have a written, annual livestock … Continue reading

    POOR PERFORMANCE WORKUP

    Posted in Equine, Horses, Uncategorized on by Abii Dowdy This is a case of a 10 year old thoroughbred gelding which presented to Towcester Equine Vets for poor performance issues (lack of impulsion, unwillingness to work in an outline, poor jumping technique).   The lameness/poor performance examination consists of … Continue reading

    Paulerspury Vets Opening Tuesday 1st May!

    Posted in Equine, Farm Animal, Small Animal, Surgical on by Kat Mozdzynski

    Exciting news as our Paulerspury Small Animal Clinic, located at the same site as Towcester Equine Vets (Plum Park Farm), is OFFICIALLY opening on Tuesday 1st May 2018! We will be open for bookings from 9am – 10:30am Monday to … Continue reading

    Alabama Rot! What you need to know….

    Posted in Small Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

    We are aware of a post on social media claiming that there has been a confirmed case of Alabama Rot in Stoke Bruerne. This, however, to our knowledge is not the case. The patient in question was treated at Davies … Continue reading

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    Synovitis Case

    Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy The above horse, a 20 year old Cob gelding,  presented with acute onset moderate (4/10) left hind lameness, a  positive response to flexion testing,  and significant effusion of the digital sheath. Ultrasound showed significant synovitis and synovial proliferation, with no evidence of tendon … Continue reading

    FEI Vaccinations – the “do’s” and “don’ts”

    Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy Equine influenza is a highly contagious respiratory disease to which all horses are susceptible to. Despite the increased use of vaccines the nature of the disease means that it has the potential to compromise the international movement of equines. For … Continue reading

    TOWCESTER EQUINE VETS – OUR CONTACT NUMBER

    Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy ** OUR PHONE NUMBERS ** Our current Towcester number 01327 811007 is currently out of action! Please either call our Onley number: 01788 523000 or 01327 366303 to contact our reception team! We are sorry for any inconvenience caused and … Continue reading
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