Perfection It is no great revelation to admit the title “Travels with Kathi” is not original. There are few similarities between my meager writing prowess and John Steinbeck’s displayed in the book “Travels with Charley”. Steinbeck described his travels from New York to California, then back to New York. Our travels hardly carry us […]
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Rabies is a preventable viral disease most often transmitted through the bite of a rabid animal. Rabies is almost always fatal to humans, and always fatal to horses.
A device that is sutured into the both sides of the vulvar lips of a mare prior to foaling verses a minor surgical procedure on a mare’s vulvar lips.
Cribbing is a vice much like a human biting their finger nails. Can it be destructive to the horse? The answer is yes.
Travels With Kathi #16: Resolutions
Gasterophilus intestinalis, or horse bot flies, tend not to cause horses significant problems but are unsightly and can serve as a signal that there is a hole in your current deworming protocol. These flies lay their eggs on horse’s legs, girths, flanks and shoulder areas and the horses lick or bite them off and cause […]
Reflection Certain events in our lives give rise to reflection. As I get older nearly everything gives rise to reflection. But I think all of us have experienced how the birthday of a child seems to stimulate at least a small trip down memory lane. Children’s birthdays have always been my historical marker, how […]
Compassion Fatigue Our stated goal for “Travels with Kathi” has always been to bring our clients a realistic view of the life of one veterinarian as he and his wife- technician, go about their daily tasks. One comment we frequently hear from clients relates to our treatment of horses where the outcome is ultimately […]