Countryside Veterinary Clinic, LLP

7364 Utica Blvd.
Lowville, NY 13367

(315)376-6563

www.cvcpets.com

Lowville
315-376-6563
Carthage
315-493-7387
 

Foothills
315-942-5320
Otter Lake
315-369-2130

 
 
EQUINE

 

We offer care for your horse in case of medical colic, sickness, lameness, injury, metabolic problems, or chronic illness.

 

Wellness care: "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" That saying holds true for horses also. As part of our routine care we provide vaccinations, deworming, Coggins testing, and dental care. At the time of service we can discuss any issues you may have with your horse including but not limited to nutritional needs, training programs and geriatric care.

Reproduction: We provide a variety a services related to breeding including breeding soundness examination (BSE), ultrasound examination of the uterus and ovaries, artificial insemination and some instances semen collection.

Pre-purchase examinations: An extensive physical examination, lameness evaluation, neurologic examination, and drug screen is offered by us prior to purchasing a horse. The information gathered is used by the prospective buyer and/or agent to determine whether the horse will be servicable for it's intended use. The exam often includes laboratory testing and radiographs.

Geriatric care: Aged horses can have sub-clinical health care issues that can be identified and treated before theybecome a problem. If your horse is over 15 years of age we recommend a complete physical examination and blood testing to establish baseline values.

Lameness examination: Evaluate the locomotion of your horse. We use a variety of techniques to identify the source(s)of lameness including physical examination and palpation, flexion tests, and joint and nerve blocks. Radiography,and laboratory tests help us to further evaluate the source of your horse's lameness.

Surgery: Standing or recumbent surgery of the horse is performed for castration, biopsy and laceration repair.

More complicated procedures may be referred to a specialist.