Westview Veterinary Hospital, Inc. offers Equine services which range from General Health Care, Equine Reproduction Techniques, In House Laboratory, Medicine, Lameness and Elective Surgeries.
If you own horses long enough, sooner or later you are likely to confront a medical emergency. From lacerations to colic to foaling difficulties, there are many emergencies that a horse owner may encounter. You must know how to recognize serious problems and respond promptly, taking appropriate action while awaiting the arrival of your veterinarian is very important.
General Health Care
Routine exam and health care is a cornerstone to a healthy horse and minimizes the risk of costly and possibly fatal diseases. Our vaccine and worming protocol (program) are tailored to each individual patient depending on their lifestyle. Please call and order your years supply of pre-packaged wormer for ease and convenience. Dental services are also offered and an important part of routine health care and is often overlooked. Find out about our Equine Wellness Program, if you have any suggestions concerning this program let us know.
Westview Veterinary Hospital, Inc. has the capability for many advanced breeding techniques. WVH is equipped with 8 stalls and pasture turn out. Our services include:
- Artificial Insemination- Fresh and Frozen
- Embryo Transfer/Freezing
- Semen Collecting Evaluation and Processing
- Management of Problem Mares
Many diseases require immediate attention. Our in house laboratory consists of Chemistry, Complete Blood Count, Urinalysis and Body Fluid Analysis. By doing blood work on premises this expedites results for immediate and appropriate treatment. Our medical services include:
- Endoscope- Upper Airway Evaluation
- Corneal Ulcers
- Joint Lavage-Joint ill Foal
- Trans- Trachael Wash-Pneumonia
- Bronchial Alveolar Lavage- COPD
- Pre- Purchase Exams
Our hospital consists of 2 stalls with Intravenous Fluid capability. This service is used to correct dehydration, and can resolve mild impaction colic.
Lame horses need to be treated quickly and appropriately. Whether your horse competes weekly or enjoys life in the pasture, lameness effects the welfare of your horse.
Our services include:
Gaite evaluation and diagnostic nerve block
Digitally Processed Radiographs
Certain elective surgical procedures are performed at WVH, Inc. Surgeries are done under IV Anesthesia and include, but not limited to:
- Umbilical Hernias
- Specific Ophthalmic Procedures
- Delayed Closure of Infected Wounds