For those clients who have been counseled to: “Deworm your horse(s) with Zimectrin Gold this fall after a hard frost”: Don’t forget the VERY IMPORTANT step of removing all the bot fly eggs from your horse’s body before you deworm to ensure that they are not immediately reinfected with bots. Mark a reminder on your calendar… Read more »
The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services offers a Equine Interstate Event Permit (EIEP) Valid for 6 months for southeastern interstate travel in lieu of multiple 30 day health certificates. Requirements: 1.) Current Coggins Test (within last 6 months) 2.) Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (Health certificate) 3.) Completed application 4.) Microchip or 3 current digital… Read more »
Ask your veterinarian to tell you more about Buck Mountain Botanicals Parasite Dust! Many types of ticks may harbor bacteria that cause Lyme disease and may transmit the disease to your horse if it bites and remains attached for at least 12-24 hours. Buck Mountain Botanicals Parasite Dust is a non-toxic product that is used to… Read more »
A complete “nose to tail” physical examination and veterinary consultation. Your horse’s vital signs (temperature, pulse, and respiration) will be recorded, and their heart, lung, and gastrointestinal sounds will be evaluated. An ophthalmic examination will be performed on both eyes, and the skin, hair coat, hooves and overall body condition of your horse will be assessed. This is a great time… Read more »
Starting December 1, 2015, all horses entering the grounds of a USEF-licensed competition must be accompanied by documentation of equine influenza virus and equine herpes virus vaccinations within six months prior to the date of entering the competition grounds.
By: Jennifer Wright, DVM Here are some facts and tips for you to use to help keep your horses healthy and happy while the freezing temperatures are upon us. The take home points are to turn your horse out if possible, resist the urge to close your barn up tight, increase the amount of hay… Read more »
SPRING SPECIAL!!!! February 1 to February 29, 2016 Spring is upon us, so schedule your dental appointment today! 10% DISCOUNT on ALL Dental Services *Discount does not apply to sedation or farm call fees Bookings will be taken on a first come basis. Once the schedule is full, this special will end.
Days the office will be closed: Thanksgiving November 26, 2015 November 27, 2015 Christmas December 24, 2015 December 25, 2015 New Years December 31, 2015 January 1, 2016 Emergency As always Three Oaks Equine Veterinary Services is open for emergency paging and calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Call (804) 784-7106 and… Read more »
Taylor R. Dowdy Taylor Dowdy attended Averett University in Danville, Virginia to study Equine Science. She completed a veterinary science program in 2007 which catapulted her desire to learn more about horses and their behavior. She has been riding since she was twelve years old and worked in various stables and barns while she was… Read more »
Mary Kate Moran is a freshman at Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA. Julia Zuercher is a Junior at College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA. Annie Chavent is a DVM Candidate Class of 2016, North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Raleigh, NC. Katie Huffman is a DVM Candidate… Read more »