Join us Thursday November 5th!
*Free parasite evaluation by Merck
*Buy 2, get 1 free on Triple Crown and Nutrena Feeds (limit 2)
*$5 off on Triple Crown 30% Supplement, Triple Crown Forages, Empower Boost, and Empower Balance
*Unveiling of 2015 Breyer Christmas Display
*20% off Equine Hard Goods (excludes feed, bedding, and treats)
*25% off Breyer Horses, including the new Christmas models
Saturated fields mean low availability of quality hay. However, we have several types of hay replacements to keep your horse healthy.
Name Protein Fat Fiber
Timothy Cubes 8 2 38
Cubes 8 1.8 30
Alfalfa Cubes 15 1.8 30
(50/50) Cubes 12 1.8 30
Meal Pellets *** 15 1.5 29
Hay Stretcher *** 11.5 2 20
***Not a complete hay replacement. Can be used to replace up to half of the hay in an animal’s diet.
Stop in store for more information on pricing, feeding rates, and the optimal choice for your horse.
Did you know canine hot spots can be treated through food and diet?
Spring brings warm sunshine and a promise for a nature’s revival. Spring can also result in an onslaught of allergens for both humans and dogs. The dreaded “HOT SPOT” is every pet owner’s nightmare and arises typically as the weather gets warmer and often coincides with allergy season.
In Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM), foods can be used for their energetic properties to help treat a medical condition. In order to use foods in this manner, one must understand the TCVM diagnosis and the specific properties of foods that can be used to correct the energetic imbalance. Hot spots are classically considered in TCVM diagnosis as “Damp Heat”. These are moist, red, and inflamed skin lesions that are warm to the touch.
Foods and conditions that can that can lead to damp heat:
Foods with cooling properties:
Meet the Author: Dr. Leilani AlvarezLeilani Alvarez, DVM, CVA, CCRT, CVCHM is an integrative veterinarian, utilizing both conventional and holistic modalities and is employed at the renowned Animal Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Alvarez is the director of The Tina Santi Flaherty Rehabilitation & Fitness Service at NYC’s Animal Medical Center. She practices Integrative Medicine, which includes therapies such as acupuncture, herbal medicine, homeopathy and physical rehabilitation, which help to increase the overall health of a patient and can often increase the success of conventional treatments.
The safest, and most humane, way to get baby chicks is through a hatchery. Companies, such as Ideal Poultry, will ship chicks directly to you! Less stress = a happier, healthier bird. Visit http://www.idealpoultry.com/ or ask us for more information!
Springville Veterinary Services's annual horse health seminar will be held on Thursday March 12 at the North Boston Volunteer Fire Company. Presentation topics include "Overview and Benefits of Equine Chiropractic Care" and "Why do we Vaccinate? Update on Equine Respiratory Disease." Registration begins at 5:30pm with presentations starting at 6:00pm.
When someone says "February" what do you think of?
Valentine's Day? President's Day? The end of winter is in sight?
How about your pet's teeth? Did you know February is Pet Dental Health month?
In preparation for this important month, we will be posting statistics and tips to get you focused on your furry friend's dental health!