Athens Veterinary Service

625 West Limit
Athens, WI 54411

(715)257-7003

www.athensvetservice.com

The View from Under a Horse

The view is better from the back of a horse. The view from under a horse lends a whole new perspective. As the hooves skimmed my chest and face, missing by inc ...

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Just Because we Can do it, Should we?

I call this dilemma the “Just because we can do it, should we?” phenomenon.As much as owners like answers and veterinarians like to fix things, sometimes pursu ...

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IMHA: Four Letters You Never Want your Dog or Cat to Meet

Your pet's immune system is an intricate machine with dozens of types of cells and hundreds of chemical messengers that allow it to determine what to fight off. ...

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I Don’t Know Why: Idiopathic Disease

Idiopathic, a name that rolls off the tongue of the veterinarian with a lovely feel of reflecting all the time and money that was spent achieving the volume ...

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Form and Function: Choosing Healthy Pets

Now, the default state for most riding horses born with male parts is gelding (castrated male). Generally, it’s much easier to convince a half ton animal to go ...

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Ticks Are Arthropod Parasites for Mammals

Ticks are skin parasites that feed on the blood of their hosts. Ticks like motion, warm temperatures from body heat, and the carbon dioxide exhaled by mammals, ...

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