Blog

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…
[........]
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…
[........]
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,…
[........]
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…
[........]
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…
[........]
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…
[........]
Dealing with an Abscess - Aqueos Care

Dealing with an Abscess - Aqueos Care

Dealing with an AbscessDealing with an abscess as a horse owner is fairly common, and knowing how to treat one properly at home with the right equipment and your veterinarian’s guidance is a very useful skill. But first, let’s talk through what an abscess is and how they occur.What is…
[........]
Aqueos First Aid Spray and Ticks on Dogs

Aqueos First Aid Spray and Ticks on Dogs

Ticks on Dogs: How to Recognise and Remove Them Ticks are parasites that attach to the skin and feed on blood. While doing so, they can transmit certain diseases, such as Lyme disease. This makes it even more important to remove any ticks you see on your dog quickly and safely.…
[........]