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5 miles West of Saskatoon, sk
on Highway 14 at Saskatoon Livestock Sales

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Dr. Harvey Domoslai, DVM
Phone: (306) 384-7676
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Effective Deworming Techniques for CPVS Clients

posted by Horse Owner Today    |   April 29, 2013 12:53

A talk about effective equine deworming protocols by Dr. Ela Misuno DVM MVSc.   Dr. Misuno has had years of experience studying equine parasitology and strives to to educate horse owners in Saskatchewan about deworming.

The talk will be Tuesday May 14th at 7:00 pm in the Saskatoon Livestock Sales building. Seating is limited.
Please RSVP by calling our office at 306-384-7676 by Friday May 10th.

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Why Deworm Twice?

posted by Horse Owner Today    |   July 26, 2012 19:27

Question:  I have added a new horse to our herd. I have dewormed once.
My question is: how long should I wait to do a second dose?
It's been a week and there were lots of worms in the feces.
Answer:  You can deworm again anytime now. The only reason for 2 dewormings is to avoid worm impaction from big kill off.
Dr. Lisa Wayman DVM

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Fall Equine Worming Strategy

posted by Horse Owner Today    |   October 21, 2011 17:36

Q:  Over the past year I have heard/read bits and pieces regarding worming & the possibility that wormer may become a prescription product.  Why?

A:   I don’t think the generic wormers will ever become prescription products but if newer stronger generation wormers become available they often will be scheduled as prescription products due to the risk of indiscriminate use.    A good example of this are the wormers that have been developed to kill round hook and tapeworms.  Many people will purchase the “plus” product simply because it is more expensive or kills more worms even though tapeworms are not common in horses.   If the product is sold only through veterinarians the proper indications for it use can be given and the product can be used properly.

Q:  We are having frost every night, what is the best worming strategy for pasture horses in fall.

A:   In Saskatchewan a good Ivermectin based wormer for the fall should be given any time now.  For young weaned or yearling horses and follow up treatment should be given in a month.

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