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Understanding the Mare Horse Estrous Cycle
Oct 16

Understanding the Mare Horse Estrous Cycle

Posted by Rhonda Grice for Brookby Herbs on

Moody mares and their estrous cycle can be a trying time for both the mare and the owner.  Knowing the signs and how to treat these moods is imperative to having a healthy and happy horse.  Find out how you can help your mare through their horse estrous cycle.

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Strangles in Horses - What To Do
Sep 27

Strangles in Horses - What To Do

Posted by Rhonda Grice for Brookby Herbs on

Strangles in Horses – What To Do   Strangles in horses is more common than you would think and it’s a problem that can be deadly if not taken care of immediately!  This Streptococcus equi is a very contagious upper respiratory tract infection that causes the horses’ lymph nodes to swell.  This swelling is just the beginning of the problems to come. When this happens it can compress against the pharynx, larynx, and even the tracheas.  Your horse then has their airway obstructed causing them to cough and have trouble breathing.  Once the horse has trouble swallowing or breathing they experience...

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Chamomile for Colic In Horses
Sep 18

Chamomile for Colic In Horses

Posted by Rhonda Grice for Brookby Herbs on

Colic in horses is a serious problem and some natural herbs and supplements can help or even prevent it.  Chamomile has been used for years in humans and horses to aid digestive problems and it can be of great benefit to your horse!

 

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Dog Skin Problems That Cause Itching
Sep 06

Dog Skin Problems That Cause Itching

Posted by Rhonda Grice for Brookby Herbs on

Most dogs have itchy skin at one time or another but understanding the underlying problems could benefit you and your pet.

It could be allergies, nervousness, parasites, or even something more serious.  Learn what your dog's problem might be.

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Five Types of Horse Coughs You Should Recognize
Aug 28

Five Types of Horse Coughs You Should Recognize

Posted by Rhonda Grice on

There are five types of horse coughs you should recognize to make sure your horse is getting the best care.  All horses cough but the type of cough can tell you a lot.  Is it simply allergies, or something more serious?

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Heat Stroke in Dogs - What You Should Know
Aug 10

Heat Stroke in Dogs - What You Should Know

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Heat Stroke in Dogs – What You Should Know   Humans are not the only ones on the planet that can fall prey to heatstroke.  Dogs and other animals can find themselves in this heated situation as well.  Because many dogs live outdoors they are more susceptible to having a heat stroke.  In fact, heat stroke in dogs happens more often than you might think. A dog’s normal temperature is already higher than humans, coming in at around 101 degrees so excessive heat and certain medical conditions can be extremely dangerous for them. Heat stroke in dogs is medically known...

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