Kulshan’s Blog

  • UpsiDaisyCow

    Welfare is “WELL FARE” but Not Farewell

    Jun 15 2016

    By Dr. Mike Anderson,DVM The UpsiDaisy Cow Lifter is a reality and it can be used as a metaphor for the improvements happening to quality of life for our farm…

  • ScratchingDog

    Flea prevention: Does my animal really need protection year round?

    Jun 07 2016

    By Dr. Paul Magrath,DVM Fleas are a relatively common ectoparasite seen in companion animals.  Although there are over 2,000 species of fleas, the majority of flea infestations on pet dogs…

  • piginhouse

    Welcome To The World of In Home Hoggery!

    May 19 2016

    By Dr. Jacob Hammon, DVM You may be thinking about getting a pig to enhance your home – (melodic sounds of grunt and squeals) – this can be a great…

  • DogPool

    Treat or No Treat

    May 11 2016

    By Dr. Kevin Erickson, DVM Contrary to popular belief, treats are not the best way to love a pet or to help it live a long healthy life. In fact,…

  • Goat

    The Male Goat

    May 04 2016

    by Dr. Gale DeJong, DVM Handling and caring for the male goat is often poorly understood. Limited numbers of bucks are needed to service the goat herd. The intact buck…

  • EW&Timber

    Preventative Pet Care: Not Just Vaccinations

    Apr 06 2016

    by Dr. Erin West, DVM For many pet owners, preventative care means vaccinations. However, while protection against diseases such as rabies, parvovirus, leptospirosis, and feline leukemia (among others) is certainly…

  • David & Olivia and Belle

    Equine Vaccinations

    Mar 28 2016

    by Dr. David Sauter,DVM It was the Chinese that first practiced methods to inoculate people against smallpox over 1000 years ago.  It wasn’t until the mid-1700’s that the first vaccine…

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    Is Peanut Butter Toxic To My Dog?

    Mar 02 2016

    image source by Dr. Dorrie Jordan, DVM Dogs loves peanut butter and it is a great treat, right?  The answer to that is it depends on the peanut butter.  Check the…

  • itchy

    Seasonal Allergies: A Pain In The Itch

    Jun 25 2015

    by Brooke Lucas, DVM    Spring and summer bring the freshness of new growth in the world around us. Unfortunately, it can also bring the onset of seasonal allergies in humans…

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    Canine Flu: Is My Dog At Risk?

    Apr 18 2015

    Recent media reports have highlighted the current outbreak of Canine Influenza (aka Canine Flu) occurring in the Chicago area. These reports have also prompted several questions to Kulshan regarding the…