Stephen McAulay

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Animals – Pets and people

When our little puppy leaps into view from behind our kitchen isle, his ears bouncing along behind, one can appreciate fun and abandonment to its...

Animals – Wiping out worms

To deworm or not to deworm animals under your care? That is the question. There are many medications that kill parasites on and within animals...

Animals – Summer diseases

Summertime in veterinary practice often revolves around fleas, barber’s pole worm and facial eczema. A warm, wet summer, like that which is predicted for this...

Animals – Winter feeding

Boy, am I grateful for supermarkets – food is always available, I just pay for it. But it’s different with farm animals, where it’s necessary...

Animals – Dieting for pets

New Year’s resolutions focusing on self-development, specifically body composition and physical fitness, emotional and mental wellness, are repeating themes at this time of the year....

Animals – Pets in pain

Winter’s aches and pains are a reminder that we are not as supple and agile as we once were. The idea of jumping up onto...

Animals – Raw milk under microscope

Whenever we consume food we make assumptions about its effect on our health. One doesn’t need to be a king to be concerned about what...

Animals – Genetic selection

My grandfather had some serious advice to offer for would-be wife selection: choose a woman with strong healthy knees, she will bear fine strong sons....

Animals – Winter feed planning

By Stephen McAulay Pasture budgeting through the late winter period is an important consideration to start planning for in the autumn. A local dairy farmer,...

Animals – Skin conditions

By Stephen McAulay BVSc Summertime is skin issue time. Cats and dogs struggle with flea burdens, sheep struggle with fly strike and ruminants struggle with...