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Veterinary Viewpoints: Recommendations for a successful lambing and kidding season

To ensure successful births of lambs and kids, it is important to monitor the pregnant does and ewes, be prepared to aid in a difficult birth and have a plan to care for the new babies in order to increase the survival rate.
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Veterinary Viewpoints: Keeping your pets safe this Halloween

Tue, Oct 04, 2022

Halloween is a fun time of dressing up, decorating and enjoying sweet treats. Pets are part of the family so of course we want to include them in the fun, but we must be aware of Halloween hazards.

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Veterinary Viewpoints: The Basics of Goat Care

Thu, Sep 01, 2022

Goats by nature are very tolerant of all kinds of weather and can adapt to many different styles of housing. Despite their hardiness, when goats are under extreme wet and drafty conditions for long periods of time they are vulnerable to respiratory infection and hypothermia.

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Veterinary Viewpoints: Keeping pets and livestock healthy during summer heat

Mon, Aug 01, 2022

Summertime in Oklahoma usually means high temperatures. It is important to keep pets and livestock properly hydrated and protected from the heat.

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Veterinary Viewpoints: Being mindful of pets on Fourth of July

Fri, Jun 24, 2022

Fireworks may be a lot of fun for people, but they can be terrifying for animals.

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Veterinary Viewpoints: Importance of Hydration When Scouring Calves

Mon, May 02, 2022

Dehydration, loss of electrolytes and decrease in blood pH (metabolic acidosis) are the three biggest problems with scouring calves.

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Veterinary Viewpoints: Is my sheep or goat sick?

Wed, Mar 30, 2022

No matter how well we take care of our sheep and goats, from time to time animals will become sick. There are a variety of reasons ranging from infectious or noninfectious diseases to improper nutrition or management. It is important to recognize animals that are not feeling well before a disease or condition becomes severe.

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