Author Archive for: allwest_admin

About Gayle

This author has yet to write their bio.
Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Gayle contributed a whooping 45 entries.

Entries by Gayle

Geriatric Horse Care

With the Fall fast approaching here in Montana, it is time to take a good look at your horses and start preparing them for the long, cold months ahead. Geriatric horses particularly need to be prepared. A horse is considered “geriatric” when it is around the age of 20 years. Like people, some horses age […]

Pretty Penny, our August Patient of the Month!

Meet Penny, our August patient of the month.  Penny is a spunky, fun loving, 4 year old pit bull who belongs to one of our small animal assistants, Elise.  Seven weeks ago, Penny was diagnosed with a high-grade Mast Cell Tumor in her nose. Elise noticed in May that Penny had been sneezing a lot […]

Not Your Average Root Canal…

Dr. Clark Hicken, DDS from Utah visited All West Veterinary Hospital to perform a root canal & place a cap on a grizzly bear’s broken canine tooth. The grizzly was from Animals of Montana. Dr. Dan Butterfield was in charge of keeping this guy under anesthesia during the procedure.

A Little Bit on Giant Breed Dogs

At All West Veterinary Hospital, we see everything from Tea Cup Chihuahuas to Great Danes and all sizes in between. There are dogs, and then there are GIANT dogs. But, have you ever wondered if there are any special things that are important to know if you are considering adding a gentle giant into your […]

Pride – July Patient of the Month

Pride is a 10 yo Palomino gelding that got himself into a bit of trouble playing around with a paddock mate a couple of weeks ago.  While horsin’ around, he reared up and came down on the edge of the roof of his shed – which was quite high – so it must have been […]

Fourth of July Safety Tips

As we approach the 4th of July holiday, keep in mind there are some things you can do to help ensure that your pet stays happy and healthy.  Although it is tempting to bring pups along for all the family fun, sometimes the safest thing to do is leave them at home in a secure […]

Heat Stroke and Laryngeal Paralysis in Dogs

This is a really great blog post that we are sharing from an emergency veterinarian in New Jersey.  It is important to understand the signs of heat stroke, so you can prevent it before you find yourself in a scary situation with your four legged friend.  You might be surprised that heat stroke can occur […]

Niko! June Patient of the Month!

Meet Niko, our June patient of the month! Back in April, Niko’s Mom and Dad noticed him yelp while he was chewing on a toy, he also seemed lethargic. The next day he could not pick up a tennis ball and was having trouble eating, but he could still drink okay. They brought him to […]

Transitioning to Spring and Summer Pasture

It is important to be strategic whenever you make a change in your horse’s diet, but especially when you are moving him onto spring pasture.  In the last month, we have seen a lot more cases of colic after horses have been moved to grass quickly.  Too much pasture time in the spring, especially an […]

Equine Nutrition – What You Need to Know!

Ever wonder if your horse is getting all the nutrients it needs?  Ever wonder if he is getting too much of a good thing?  This article does a great job explaining what matters most in a horse’s diet, and how following a few simple principles can improve his health, and help to avoid costly veterinary […]

Copyright 2007-2013. All West Veterinary Hospital. All rights reserved.