Equine Services

Dr. Gowan

Dr. Gowan

Basic Health Care:
Vaccinations – Determine which vaccines are best for your horse
Deworming – Fecal float to determine worm burden. Choosing the right product for the season

Dentistry – Maintenance and extractions with use of a Power Float

Disease diagnosis and treatments:

  • Colic management
  • Metabolic disease
  • Laminitis (Founder)
  • Arthritis
  • Chronic lameness
  • Infectious diseases (West Nile Virus, Influenza, Rabies, Equine Herpes Virus, Strangles)
  • Roarers – use of endoscopy
  • heaves

Lameness exams – Flexion testing & nerve blocks

Digital x-rays – taken and interpreted in clinic with the ability to send to a certified radiologist for further assessments

Ultrasound – diagnose tendon injuries / assess other soft tissue abnormalities

Reproductive management:

  • Reproductive exams
  • Pregnancy diagnosis by palpation or ultrasound
  • Uterine Biopsy
  • Uterine Flushing
  • Caslicks procedure

Soft Tissue surgery

  • Castration
  • lacerations
  • Skin mass removal