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October Patient of the Month

This is Hank (on the left), our October Patient of the Month!  His Mom, Sam, is one of our large animal technicians.  Sam noticed one night that Hank was acting like he didn’t feel well – he was a little lethargic and seemed like he may be a bit nauseous as he was drooling.  He […]

September Patient of the Month

The fall has been busy here at All West, but we did have an interesting case in September we still wanted to post as our patient of the month. This horse is a 6 year old Missouri Fox Trotter.  He was seen in the field for lameness that was present for several days in his […]

Pet and Backyard Chickens at All West

Pet & Backyard Chickens at All West There has been an increase of pet, backyard, and urban chickens in Bozeman in the past few years due to new city ordinances that allow such. More recently, Belgrade is working to pass an urban chicken ordinance to allow its citizens to also keep chickens. This has been […]

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 […]

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