Deloraine Veterinary Centre

 03 6362 2108
23 Beefeater Street, Deloraine TAS 7304

Westbury Veterinary Centre

 03 6393 1400
88 Meander Valley Road, Westbury TAS 7303

Animal Care Articles

A well-formulated home mixed ration provides the flexibility to meet each individual horse’s stage and response to training, appetite level and feed intake, along with their changing needs.

Losing a pet marks the end of a special relationship and can be one of the most difficult times of our life. For children especially it can be a very traumatic event.

Control Colic Through Management

Colic is one of the most dangerous and costly equine medical problems, estimated to occur in 1 of every 10 horses each year.

Of all the domesticated animals, horses seem to be most prone to development of dental abnormalities for a number of reasons.

Seedy Toe or White Line Disease is necrosis of the sensitive laminae of the hoof, while the term ‘corns’ refers to inflammation of the area between the wall and the bars of the foot caused through improper shoeing.

Food for Thought

Grass, hay, and grain go in one end of the horse and what's left comes out the other... what more does anyone need to know?

Most of the newer worm drenches and pastes available on the market today are highly effective and safe. However, some worms have the ability to become resistant to worming drugs.

Nutrition for the Exuberant Equine!

At some stage in their lives, many horse people find themselves with a horse that displays naughty, wilful or playful behaviour. The causes of this behaviour can be many and varied but will often include

Healthy Teats: a great defense mechanism

Mastitis risk is a numbers game - greater numbers of bacteria near the teat end increase the risk of infections occuring. Maintenance of healthy teat skin and teat ends is a key requirement for an effective mastitis program.

Optimal nutrition of the performance horse hinges foremost on the exercise it performs. Therefore, accurately assessing the level of work performed by the horse is essential in determining the amount and type of feed offered.

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Address 23 Beefeater Street
Deloraine TAS 7304
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Address 88 Meander Valley Road
Westbury TAS 7303
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