Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction (PPID)1 month

Previously known as Equine Cushing’s Disease, PPID is a common hormonal dysfunction in horses. It can affect as many as 1 in 5 horses and ponies over the age of 15 but can also be seen in younger horses. In …Read More

polydactyly in foals

What happens if my foal is born with an extra foot?2 months

It has often been said that if there is “no foot, then there is no horse.” What this means is that horses do not cope well if they have bad feet or an injury that does not allow them to …Read More

March 2018 newsletter

Franklin Vets Update March 20183 months

The latest newsletter from the large animal team at Franklin Vets with articles from the Franklin Vet Club Trust, our dairy, equine, and lifestyle vets, plus all the good deals going at the moment.

Franklin Vets charity fishing competition

Franklin Vets Charity Fishing Competition4 months

  Unfortunately, due to low numbers, this has been cancelled. We apologise for the inconvenience.

Franklin Vets December Newsletter

Franklin Vets Update December 20176 months

The latest newsletter from the large animal team at Franklin Vets with articles, ads, information about our upcoming fishing competition, and even a competition or two!

October newsletter

Franklin Vets Update October 20178 months

The latest newsletter from the large animal team at Franklin Vets with articles, ads, and even a competition!

Sparky acupuncture

How can acupuncture help my horse?8 months

Acupuncture is a beneficial adjunctive therapy for many issues including muscle soreness and tension, chronic pain (eg. Arthritis, laminitis), nerve damage, immune stimulation, and much more. Acupuncture cannot fix a hoof abscess, or cure arthritis, and a complete lameness workup …Read More

Equine ‘Run Days’ are here9 months

The Franklin Vets Equine team is giving you a great opportunity to save on mileage by starting weekly equine run days to the Clevedon, North Waikato and the Waiuku/Awhitu areas. Don’t miss out – book in advance. Call Sandra on …Read More

seedy toe

Seedy toe9 months

Seedy toe (sometimes called White Line Disease) is separation of the hoof wall and the laminae which happens commonly in wet or muddy paddock conditions. It is an opportunistic disease, meaning that it takes advantage of a compromise in the …Read More

black foal

Newborn Foal Checks9 months

Having newborns around can be an exciting but worrying time for owners and breeders, even those with years’ of experience. A few basic rules and checks can help you optimise the future health of precious new arrivals and detect early …Read More

Large animal August newsletter cover

Franklin Vets Update August 201710 months

The latest newsletter from the large animal team at Franklin Vets with some articles, opinion pieces, and even a competition! Futureproof your herd with our CalfWOF service BVD – the next step Win a g-shock watch 10 tips for handling …Read More

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Equine survey feedback10 months

Firstly, thanks to all of you who responded to our recent survey. We had a really encouraging number of responses and we were humbled by some of the amazing feedback we received. While responses were generally positive, we always have …Read More