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From educational articles to emergency stories, Great Lakes Equine doctors give you a peak into their every day work lives and answer questions on a variety of equine-related subjects commonly asked by our clients.

Dr. Rob Blohowiak

Trailer Accident – Triage in Emergencies \ by Dr. Rob Blohowiak \

It was a lovely spring evening and all of the doctors at Great Lakes Equine were having a cookout with our families. No more than 10 minutes into our festivities, one of the doctors got a page to go see a colic in Appleton. We bid her a fond farewell and started to eat dinner…Read More

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Buy the Right Way with a Pre-purchase Exam. \ by Great Lakes Equine \

You just found the horse of dreams! Congrats! Before you write that check and load him in the trailer you’ll want to do one very important thing. Schedule a pre-purchase exam. Whether you are the buyer or the seller, an exam before the horse changes hands will be beneficial for everyone involved. Buying a horse…Read More

Dr. Vicky

A Pain in the EYE! \ by Dr. Vicky \

  Every horse owner knows this feeling. You find a problem with your horse ask yourself, “Do I need to call a vet? Will he get better by himself? Can I treat this myself?” It can be a hard question to answer. However, if the problem you noticed is with the eyes, most likely the…Read More

Dr. Vicky

Baby… It’s Cold Outside \ by Dr. Vicky \

The cold weather is upon us and the coldest is still yet to come. Although horses are hearty animals, there are some things you can do for your horse to keep him more comfortable and healthy over the winter. Offer warm water Horses should always have unlimited access to clean water. Although you may have…Read More

\ Other Blog Entries \

Trailer Accident – Triage in Emergencies
8/2/18

Buy the Right Way with a Pre-purchase Exam.
5/22/17

A Pain in the EYE!
3/29/17

Baby… It’s Cold Outside
1/24/17

Memorial Day Miracle
6/13/16

Tucker’s Survival Story
5/13/16

Stuck in a Ravine
4/13/16

Why do horses get ulcers, and what can we do to treat them?
3/15/16

What Is Veterinary Spinal Manipulation Therapy?
2/5/16

Be Watchful of Laminitis
1/10/16