Equine Education Seminar - Learn from a Local Veterinarian!
Equine Metabolic Syndrome and Cushings: Symptoms, treatments and nutrition.
How to recognize symptoms and preventive nutrition for your horse.
How important is my forage?
Forage Sampling: For those that are attending, we will be doing free forage testing.
Please drop off a 1 gallon freezer size bag sample to the Agway addresses in the flyer or at the Allegheny Equine Clinic by April 24th. On the sample bag: put your name and identify the sample. You must attend the seminar to receive your results.
RSVP: By May 1st. Seating is limited.
Refreshments served at 6PM • Great Door Prizes!
Alarming Antifreeze. Dogs and cats love the smell and taste of antifreeze, but it’s extremely toxic. Keep it out of their reach and quickly clean up any spills. If your pet ingests antifreeze, call a vet immediately.
Dust Off Deicers. When your pet walks on paths or sidewalks, deicers stick to their paws. Deicers can burn paws and are harmful if eaten. Use a pet-safe deicer on your property. Also, apply petroleum jelly to pets’ paw pads to prevent other deicers from sticking. If deicer remains, wipe off quickly.
The Chilly Check. Other than daily walks and outdoor exercise, pets shouldn’t be outside much in winter! Dogs and cats can get hypothermia or frostbite, just like us. Put a coat on short-haired dogs. If pets are outdoors most of the day, provide a dry shelter, where they can rest and warm up.
When outside, pets use lots of energy to stay warm. When they head back indoors, provide them with extra food and water to help them recuperate.
The Snow Shake. After playing in the snow, pets try to shake off the snow and cold. Help warm them up with a post-snow towel dry. Wipe off paws with a damp towel to get rid of stuck snowballs.
A little knowledge goes a long way! Check out our Safe Paws program that keeps your pets safe in every season.