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Clipper Rash - a Groomer's Guide

Clipper Rash - a Groomer's Guide

Whether you’re new to the industry or an experienced groomer, clipper rash can (and likely will!) happen. As with most things, preparation is key. So, let’s take a look at how to prevent clipper rash, and how to treat it when it does occur.  What causes clipper rash? Clipper rash, otherwise known…
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Aqueos - Do you really know what an equine dentist is doing?

Aqueos - Do you really know what an equine dentist is doing?

Do you really know what an equine dentist is doing?Regular dental checks are an essential part of equine routine healthcare. However, past those big incisors that you can see at the front of your horse’s mouth, their dentistry can be a bit of a mystery!So what do equine dentists really…
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Aqueos - Rotavirus in Foals

Aqueos - Rotavirus in Foals

What is Rotavirus?Rotavirus is one of the most common causes of foal diarrhoea under the age of 6 months (AAEP, 2021). The younger the foal is affected, the more severe the disease is for them and the more infectious they are. The virus damages the intestinal lining and thus impedes…
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AQUEOS - Sweet Itch

AQUEOS - Sweet Itch

 Sweet ItchIntroductionSweet itch affects many of the horse and pony population in the UK and around the world, and can be distressing for horses and owners alike! Feeling helpless in the face of sweet itch? Read on to find out what it is, how it happens and how to help. What…
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Aqueos - Kennel Cough

Aqueos - Kennel Cough

Kennel Cough: Are You Spreading It?Kennel cough is a common respiratory disease affecting dogs. It is caused by a range of different viruses, and sometimes bacteria, that damage the airways. Many dogs will develop a dry hacking cough. Other symptoms include sneezing, tiredness, and decreased hunger. The very young, elderly,…
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Aqueos - Help for Yeasty Wrinkles

Aqueos - Help for Yeasty Wrinkles

Yeasty WrinklesThe medical term for yeasty wrinkles is ‘skin fold dermatitis’, which means an infection between two folds of skin. Skin fold dermatitis is sore, itchy and often smelly! It can also lead to a serious infection if left untreated, so let’s take a look at what you need to…
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Aqueos - Fly bites on Horses

Aqueos - Fly bites on Horses

Why do flies bite?Flies bite mammals to cut through the skin and feed on their blood. Be this horses, humans, cows, or sheep! Flies aren’t picky but they will try to access areas of the horse with thinner skin for easier access to blood vessels. These are commonly the inner…
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Aqueos - Itchy Paws in Dogs

Aqueos - Itchy Paws in Dogs

Itchy Paws in DogsAll dogs will clean their paws by licking them every now and then, and this is completely normal behaviour. However, if your dog is licking their paws excessively, then this indicates an underlying problem.Itchy paws are surprisingly common in dogs, especially during summer and autumn. There are…
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