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Donkey rescued with horrific...

WARNING IMAGES ARE OF GRAPHIC NATURE AND MAY CAUSE UPSET Donkey rescued with horrific head injuries caused by a rope head-collar ISPCA Inspector Emma Carroll investigated a report made to the National Animal Cruelty Helpline in relation to a donkey with a...

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New Zoetis video explains...

  Zoetis has unveiled an important new video to help horse owners understand why encysted small redworm are a serious health risk to horses http://bit.ly/2AigdIR . The company is encouraging all horse owners to speak to their vet or suitably qualifie...

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Be a responsible pet...

Leading animal welfare organisations call on the public to do their homework before getting pets via online websites In the run up to Christmas last year, 37% of people clicked on IPAAG advertisements looking for advice were searching the internet for “...

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Tattersalls Ireland Show Makes...

€20,000 donation made to St Francis Hospice on behalf of the Tattersalls Ireland July Show in association with the Rolestown Show and Ward Union Hunt The committee of the Tattersalls Ireland July Show in association with the Rolestown Show and Ward Uni...

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What to look for...

Horse racing specialists, myracing.com have conducted research that explores the anatomy of four different horse breeds to highlight what to look for in a winner when attending the races. Equestrian performance sports date back to ancient times, from hors...

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Vet highlights value of...

A vet at Oakham Veterinary Hospital has highlighted the advantageous use of a novel antimicrobial veterinary special for the treatment of strangles carriers. The report is the first new Bright Veterinary Idea (BVI) case report to be published by Veterinar...

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Storms may cause surge...

With the last big spike in cases of Seasonal Pasture Myopathy occurring after major storms in 2014 The British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) is urging horse owners to take precautions to keep their horses safe in the aftermath of Storm Aileen or po...

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ISPCA Seize malnourished horse...

The ISPCA is appealing for information after a malnourished horse was seized from waste ground off Killarney Road in Bray recently. ISPCA enquiries established that the animal, a roan cob gelding, was tethered in the same spot for a number of days and it ...

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Does equine lameness need...

Professor van Weeren, commenting in the current issue of the Equine Veterinary Journal (EVJ), suggests that equine lameness needs to be redefined to reflect new digital assessment techniques that use preset parameters to detect gait asymmetries.1 http://o...

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Tattersalls Ireland July Show...

Tattersalls Ireland July Show in association with the Rolestown Show and Ward Union Hunt attracted large crowds over the weekend and proved a great success, whilst at the same time collecting much needed funds for the Show’s Official Charity St Francis ...