How to Introduce your Dog to Horses

Periodically, I invite other bloggers to publish an article on Equine Ink. This article is written by Melissa Waltz, who grew up on a family farm with 4 dogs, sheep, a few hens, gooses, and two Appaloosas (named Ronny & Barty), and one American Miniature Horses (Moosa). Before opting for a full-time vet-tech career, she interned at Fort […]

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PSA: Ivermectin Toxicity in Dogs

Most of us who have horses have Ivermectin in our barns. It’s probably the most common de-wormer out there. But did you know that Ivermectin can be toxic to dogs? I never knew this, but it’s something we should all be aware of, especially because many people use Ivermectin to treat heart worm and mange […]

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Strange Dogs in the Paddock

A couple of weeks ago I was sitting in my car at the barn talking on the phone. While I was watching, a man walked down the street with a dog off leash. The dog — a Weimaraner — took off and ran through both paddocks, a streak of silver gray as she did several […]

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