Horse Adoption

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Adopting a horse is an immense responsibility, but it can be a rewarding and fun experience. If you’re looking into adopting an equine companion, consider the following factors before jumping into a decision: Monetary costs: boarding/ stable fees, veterinary care, dental care, and equipment such as saddles, blankets, and boots, are major financial commitments. Ask […] Read more »

Equine Dental Health

Regular oral examinations are just as important for your horse as for the dogs, cats and humans in your life. Equine teeth, unlike carnivorous or omnivorous animals, continuously erupt from the sinus cavities of the skull throughout the life of the horse. Because the upper jaw is wider than the lower jaw, the teeth can […] Read more »

West Nile Disease in Horses

Robin Paterson, D.V.M. Cerbat Cliffs Animal Hospital West Nile Virus (WNV) is a mosquito-borne virus that was first recognized in U.S. horses in 1999.  Thirteen years later, the disease is found throughout North America, parts of Central and South America, Europe, Asia and Africa, and continues to cause serious, sometimes fatal, neurologic conditions of affected […] Read more »

Volunteer pre-vet and pre-vet tech experience available!

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New!  Now accepting applications! Veterinary programs have tough acceptance standards and require that you’ve shown a commitment to your future profession.  Let us help you gain valuable animal care experience at our Sanctuary.  You will have first-hand interaction with special needs and abused dogs, cats, and horses. We require a minimum 4-week full-time commitment, additional […] Read more »