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Can you remember your last visit to the emergency room? Most of us have had to have medical assistance after the doctor’s office has closed.  The same is true for our pets.  Over half of our patients have needed emergency treatment at some time in their lives. There are numerous reasons why a pet may […]

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How To Administer Excede Antibiotic Injections

Administering Excede Antibiotic in Cattle  This video from Zoetis Animal Health demonstrates the correct way to administer Excede using the opposite eye injection method. From Zoetis: Important Safety Information: People with known hypersensitivity to penicillin or cephalosporins should avoid exposure to EXCEDE. EXCEDE is contraindicated in animals with known allergy to ceftiofur or to the […]

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Veterinary Feed Directive

Understanding the Veterinary Feed Directive As of January 2017 the FDA has made changes to the use of several antibiotics that have been commonly used in animal feeds.  As a way to regulate these antibiotics, the FDA has created the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) . In order to purchase feed (this included minerals feed alone […]

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Toxic plant alert

Perilla Mint – toxic plant alert Toxic plant are around us all and our animals all the time.   Usually a small dose is not enough to cause a problem.   However, when conditions are right and the dose is high enough toxic plants can be deadly. A common time of concern is when normal feed/pasture is […]

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Because it makes life easy

  Why should you call Mobile Veterinary Service? here are lots of great reasons: Lower Stress:  Stress is a major factor in immune suppression. Because we come to your home or farm… read more No waiting:  How much time have you wasted in traffic? How long have you had to sit in waiting rooms? You […]

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The little calf has a name…

Remember this calf? Many of you have been following along with the continuing adventures of this little calf after it’s miraculous arrival a few weeks ago. We are pleased to announce that she has a name now- “Belle”. Her owner sent us an update as to how she is doing: “At two weeks old, Belle […]

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