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Horse Health and Welfare Award 2017

July 4, 2017

McKee-Pownall Equine Services is pleased to announce our Third Annual “Horse Health & Welfare Award”. This accolade is valued at $1000 and will be awarded to the nominated trainer that best demonstrates attention to the health and welfare of the horse. One recipient will be selected, from trainers in good standing with Equestrian Canada, who directly and effectively enhances the health of the horses in their care. Find out how to nominate your trainer!

2017 MPES Groom Appreciation Initiatives

May 9, 2017

We couldn’t do it without them! Grooms are the unsung heroes of many horse show careers. They are driven by a passion for the sport and animals and we would like to acknowledge their hard work. The list of tasks they perform is endless…. grooming, bathing, braiding, lunging, setting jumps, feeding, mucking, riding, tacking up, untacking, cleaning tack, at the ring, at the barn, at home, on the road…. you get the idea!

Season`s Greetings from everyone at McKee-Pownall!

December 23, 2016

Season`s Greetings from everyone at McKee-Pownall! We hope you enjoy our holiday video! Click to view.

Annual Charity Food and Toy Drive

November 16, 2016

The holidays are quickly approaching. We give back to the community with our annual Charity Food and Toy Drive and we need your help! From December 1st-16th, 2016 we will be accepting bags of non-perishable food items, new unwrapped toys, pet food & supplies in exchange for 50% off your call fee for appointments. These donations will benefit families in need this holiday season. If you are interested in participating please let us know when booking your appointment.

McKee-Pownall is Florida Bound

October 31, 2016

In order to ensure the best, year round care for our patients McKee-Pownall Equine Services is pleased to announce that we will be in Wellington, Florida during the Winter Equestrian Festival to serve our clients and other Canadian equestrians again this winter. We will be providing 24/7 coverage during WEF from January to April to ensure our patients receive the excellent veterinary care they are accustomed to.

Movember Teeth and Sheath Promotion 2016

October 14, 2016

Movember Teeth & Sheath Promotion In the spirit of Movember and changing the face of your gelding's health we are once again offering a promotion to help raise money for Movember!

Second Annual Horse Health and Welfare Awards

August 22, 2016

Just a reminder that nominations are due by September 10, 2016 for the OHJA Horse Health and Welfare Award. Nomination forms can be found here: http://www.mpequine.com/horse_health_and_welfare.aspx

Victoria Day 2016

May 20, 2016

Happy Victoria Day Weekend! Please be advised that our offices will be closed Monday, May 23, 2016. Emergency services will be available for clients throughout the holiday weekend. If you have an equine emergency please contact the office nearest you.

Offices Closed Emergency Services Available

March 24, 2016

Due to the inclement weather our offices will be closed today, Thursday, March 24, 2016. As always veterinarians are on call to provide emergency services for clients throughout the storm. If you have an equine emergency please contact the location nearest you.

Charity Toy and Food Drive

November 17, 2015

The holidays are quickly approaching. We would like to give back to the community by organizing a Charity Toy and Food Drive and we need your help! From December 1st to 18th we will be accepting bags of non-perishable food items or new unwrapped toys from clients in exchange for 50% off their call fee for appointments. These donations will benefit families in need this holiday season. If you are interested in giving but cannot be at your appointment you are welcome

McKee-Pownall is Florida bound!

November 17, 2015

In order to ensure the best year round care for our patients MPES is pleased to announce that we will be in Wellington, Florida during the Wellington Equestrian Festival to serve our clients and other Canadian equestrians this winter. To ensure 24/7 coverage during WEF from January 1 to April 15 we are teaming with the renowned Tryon Equine Hospital of Tryon, NC to make sure our patients get the excellent veterinary care they are used to. Find out more!

Horse Health and Welfare Award Recipient 2015

October 21, 2015

Congratulations are in order! We are pleased to announce the recipient of the First Annual McKee-Pownall Equine Services Horse Health and Welfare Award is Di Langmuir. This award was based upon incorporating veterinary care as part of the overall training routine of horses in their care, putting the best interests of the horse’s health first over competition and training schedules and educating their clients about horse health care. Over 800 votes were cast and it was a very close race! Presenta

Horse Health and Welfare Award

October 20, 2015

Thank you to everyone who took the time to cast a vote for the recipient of the First Annual Horse Health & Welfare Award. It was a very close race and the top three nominees as a result of the voting are Di Langmuir, Robin Hannah-Carlton and Donna Grosser. Stay tuned until tomorrow where we will announce the winner and recipient of the McKee-Pownall Equine Services Horse Health and Welfare Award for 2015!

Movember Teeth and Sheath Promotion

October 8, 2015

In the spirit of Movember and changing the face of your gelding's health we are offering a promotion to help raise money for Movember!

Newmarket Phone Lines Thursday, September 24

September 24, 2015

Please be advised that we are still having issues with our phone lines in our Newmarket location. If you have an equine emergency this evening, Thursday, September 24, please call 1-877-543-5894

Newmarket Phone Lines

September 23, 2015

Please be advised that our telephone lines at our Newmarket location are currently out of service, Wednesday, September 23. If you have an equine emergency this evening please call 1-877-543-5894. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Biosecurity Update - Strangles

May 18, 2015

This spring has seen a few isolated cases of Strangles on farms on the west side of Toronto. Currently these outbreaks have been well managed and there is no evidence of spread beyond the initial cases. Strangles is not a fatal disease but causes debilitating respiratory symptoms and is highly contagious. Here is an OMAFRA biosecurity update and suggestions for prevention and management of this infectious illness.

Congratulations Dr. Jordan Cook

March 3, 2015

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Jordan Cook has become certified to offer Veterinary Chiropractic care. To celebrate this announcement we would like to offer an Introductory Veterinary Chiropractic Package for Dr. Cook's services.

Confirmed Case of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy in the Regional Municipality of Waterloo

February 26, 2015

We have received notification from OMAFRA that there has been a confirmed case of EHV-1 reported in the Waterloo region. This is a contagious disease that is can affect the nervous system of horses. Fortunately, the farm owner has quarantined their farm and there isn’t a lot of horse movement this time of the year, so the risk of other horses contracting the disease is very small. Follow this link for more information on this case and the disease. If you have any questions please give us a ca

Winter Storm

February 2, 2015

Due to the winter storm our offices are closed today, February 2, 2015. Regular appointments booked for today will be rescheduled. Emergency services will be available for clients throughout the day and night. If you have an equine emergency please call the location nearest you. Campbellville/Niagara/Caledon 866-856-3260 Newmarket 855-898-0370. Stay safe and warm today!

February is Dental Health Month at McKee-Pownall

January 20, 2015

Book your horse to have their teeth floated in the month of February and we will waive the call fee! Regular dental care is an important part of keeping horses happy, healthy, and pain-free. We want to encourage every horse to have a thorough oral exam and dental float as part of their preventative health program. Call the office to book your appointment today. Campbellville/Niagara 866-856-3260 Newmarket 855-898-0370 or email info@mpequine.com Follow the link for details.

Client Care Center - Newmarket

January 13, 2015

We are pleased to announce that our Newmarket location will now carry inventory of horse health care products to compliment our veterinary products for your equine partner. These are items your veterinarian may recommend during an appointment to aid in your horses care. Items include Nibble Nets, Back on Track bandages, standing bandages and wraps, fly masks, poultices, boredom busters and more!

Holiday Hours

December 23, 2014

Happy Holidays from everyone at McKee-Pownall! Please be advised that our offices will be closing at noon tomorrow, December 24th and will re-open Monday, December 29th. Emergency services will be available for clients throughout the holidays. If you have an equine emergency please call the location nearest you. Newmarket 855-898-0370, Campbellville/Niagara/Caledon 866-856-3260

Annual Holiday Charity Toy & Food Drive

November 24, 2014

The holidays are quickly approaching. We would like to give back to the community by organizing a Charity Toy and Food Drive and we need your help! From December 1st to 19th we will be accepting bags of non-perishable food items or new unwrapped toys from clients in exchange for 50% off their call fee for appointments. These donations will benefit families in need this holiday season. If you are interested in giving but cannot be at your appointment you are welcome to leave a bag near your

Movember Teeth and Sheath

November 12, 2014

In the spirit of Movember and changing the face of your gelding's health we are offering a November promotion to raise money for Movember!

Aspen vanWalraven Memorial Scholarship

September 3, 2014

We are please to announce that we have extended the deadline for submissions for the Aspen vanWalraven Memorial Scholarship until September 30, 2014. Please forward all applications to info@mpequine.com. More details can be found at www.mpequine.com/giving-back.aspx

Canada Day

June 25, 2014

Wishing everyone a safe and happy Canada Day weekend! Please be advised that our offices will be closed on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 for Canada Day. Emergency services will be available for clients. If you have any equine emergency please contact the location nearest you.

Charity Initiative Emergency First Aid Poster

April 1, 2014

We are pleased to offer this emergency first aid poster available for purchase at various local tack stores. Profits from the sale of this poster will be donated to local Equine charities. The poster is available for sale at Greenhawk Beamsville, Bahr Saddlery and at North York Farmers. You can also pick one up at the clinic nearest you! .

Prascend (Pergolide mesylate) is now approved for use in Canada.

March 28, 2014

We are pleased to announce that Prascend (Pergolide mesylate) is now approved for use in Canada. Prascend is the gold standard for the treatment of Equine Cushing’s disease and can be used in place of the current compounded pergolide formulation, which until now was our only option for management of this disease.

Equine Lameness Presentation

March 24, 2014

Join Dr. Jim Welsh for a talk on Equine Lameness at Greenhawk in Gormley on Wednesday, March 26th at 6:00 pm. Everyone is welcome, please bring a chair!

Greenhawk Talk Tonight Postponed Due to Weather

March 12, 2014

We apologize for the inconvenience but due to the weather conditions today we are going to postpone Barbara Schmidt DVM Equine Emergencies talk scheduled for tonight at Greenhawk Gormley until next week. See you Wednesday, March 19th at 6:00 PM!

Welcome Dr. Meghan Waller to MPES- Caledon

March 10, 2014

McKee-Pownall is growing to better serve our clients. Over the years we have had many people ask us when we will have a full time veterinarian in the Caledon area. We are happy to announce that as of Monday, March 17, Dr. Meghan Waller will be serving clients from Highway 27 to the Orangeville area and North to Highway 89.

Veterinary Update- Strangles

March 4, 2014

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food (OMAF) has received reports of several cases of equine Strangles (S. equi sp. equi infection) in the Waterloo-Wellington County area. Strangles is not a reportable disease in the province of Ontario, however, it is highly contagious to horses and other equids, and outbreaks are a concern to the equine industry.

Welcome back Dr. Turner!

February 25, 2014

It is with great pleasure that we announce Dr. Maggie Turner's return to McKee-Pownall

February is Dental Health month at McKee-Pownall Equine Services!

January 20, 2014

Book your horse to have their teeth floated in the month of February and we will waive the call fee. Regular dental care is an important part of keeping horses happy, healthy and pain free. We want to encourage everyone to have a thorough oral exam & dental float as part of your preventative health program. Call the office to book your February appointment Campbellville/Niagara 866-856-3260 Newmarket 855-898-0370 or email info@mpequine.com Appointments must be within our regular service area.

Charity Food Drive Extension

December 13, 2013

We have some great news! Everyone has been so charitable this year for our food drive so we would like to extend it for another week. We will be accepting bags of nonperishable food items or new unwrapped toys from clients in exchange for 50% off of their call fee for regular appointments until the end of the day on December 20th. Be sure to mention this when you are booking your appointment if you would like to participate!

Preventative Health Care Plans for 2014

November 19, 2013

We are pleased to introduce our Preventative Health Care Plans for 2014.

Campbellville and Niagara Phone Lines

October 28, 2013

We are sorry for the inconvenience as our telephone lines for Campbellville and Niagara locations are not working today, Monday October 28. Please call our Newmarket location at 855-898-0370 or email info@mpequine.com if you need anything at all. Thank you for your patience and hopefully we will have the problem resolved shortly.

Mohawk Backstretch Closure

September 30, 2013

Due to the Mohawk backstretch closure, the Mohawk Vet Clinic will be closing permanently on October 14, 2013. Dr. Melissa McKee will continue her regular work on racehorses at the McKee-Pownall clinic at 12240 Second Line, Campbellville (North of Mohawk). You can reach the office toll free at (866) 856-3260 or (519) 856-8225

Labour Day Weekend!

August 30, 2013

We would like to wish you and your families a safe and happy Labour Day weekend! Please be advised that our offices will be closed for Labour Day on Monday, September 2. Emergency services will be available for clients throughout the long weekend.

McKee-Pownall Open Welcome at tthe Equestrian Festival at the Caledon Equestrian Park

July 26, 2013

Congratulations to Hugh Graham who won the McKee-Pownall Equine Services Open Welcome at the Equestrian Festival, aboard Distant Star 3E owned by King Ridge Stables.

We are Hiring a Vet Assistant

July 16, 2013

Are you interested in equine health care and want a job in a fast-paced environment with an interesting caseload? We are looking for an individual with excellent horse handling skills to become a full-time, contract veterinary assistant at our Mohawk Raceway location on a short-term basis, to begin early-mid August until the end of October. Employment beyond October is a possibility, contact us for more details!

Evening Appointments

July 3, 2013

We are pleased to announce that we will be offering some evening appointments times for routine appointments in an effort to serve you better! If you are interested in a routine evening appointment please contact the office to book your appointment or for more details. Niagara- Jordan Cook, DVM every other Monday starting July 8th Newmarket- Dr. Schmidt every other Thursday starting July 11th Campbellville- Dr. Schmidt every other Thursday starting July 18th

Woodbine Racetrack Quarantine and EHV-1 Information

June 12, 2013

Two horses at Woodbine racetrack have shown acute neurologic symptoms and are suspected to possibly have the neurologic form of EHV-1. The property is currently under quarantine. Read more for information on EHV-1.

Dr. Barbara Schmidt

June 4, 2013

McKee-Pownall is growing again to better serve our clients. Over the years we have had many people ask us when we will have a full time veterinarian in the Caledon area. We are happy to announce that beginning June 10th Dr. Barbara Schmidt will be serving clients from highway 27 to the Orangeville area and north to Highway 89. She will offer a full range of services including lameness, dentistry, vaccines, reproduction and foal care. If you wish to book an appointment with Dr. Schmidt please cal

MPES BBQ at the Caledon Equestrian Park

May 10, 2013

We would like to invite all competitors, owners, and staff to join us at the horse show grounds at the Caledon Equestrian Park on Saturday May 18 starting at 5pm to enjoy a great BBQ and meet the team from McKee-Pownall. We hope everyone can make it!

Telephone Service

April 12, 2013

Drive safe on the roads out there today! Our Campbellville and Niagara phones are currently not working. Please call our Newmarket office if you need to get a hold of us at 855-898-0370 or email info@mpequine.com. We will keep you posted when the phones are up and running.

Easter Weekend!

March 28, 2013

Please be advised that our offices will be closed Friday, March, 29 for Good Friday. Emergency services will be available for clients 24/7 throughout the Easter weekend. If you have an equine emergency please call the location nearest you. Have a great Easter!

Information for Horses Returning from Florida EHV-1 Areas

March 20, 2013

Over the winter show season several cases of EHV Type 1 were diagnosed amongst horses that had been in contact with the HITS Ocala horse show facility. Biosecurity measures were quickly implemented and there was no significant spread of the disease. Quarantine of specific horse housing areas was lifted last week and many horses have begun returning home.

Preparing your Horse for Show Season

March 15, 2013

Join us for a webinar with Dr. Melanie Barham where she will discuss "Preparing your Horse for Show Season". Everyone is welcome! If you have any questions you would like addressed during the webinar please email them in advance to info@mpequine.com

Winter Educational Events

January 11, 2013

We have started to schedule our Winter educational events. Everyone is welcome, we hope you can attend!

Holiday Hours

December 24, 2012

Please be advised that the offices will be closed December 25 and 26th, 2012. Emergency services will be available to clients throughout these days. We would like to wish you and your family and Safe and Happy Holiday!

Kleinburg Veterinary Hospital Charity Toy and Food Drive - Nail Trim for Food Bank Donation

December 5, 2012

Kleinburg Veterinary Hospital is having a Charity Toy and Food Drive initiative as well! They are asking for a donation of a bag of non-perishable food items or new unwrapped toys (value of $10 or more) in exchange for a free nail trim. Walk-ins will be accepted on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings between December 4th and 19th from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. For your convenience other times can be arranged by calling for an appointment at 905-893-3303. These donations will benefit families in need, thank y

Charity Food and Toy Drive

November 6, 2012

The holidays are quickly approaching. We would like to give back to the community by organizing a Charity Toy and Food Drive and we need your help! From December 1st to 15th we will be accepting bags of non-perishable food items or new unwrapped toys from clients in exchange for 50% off their call fee for appointments. These donations will benefit families in need this holiday season. If you are interested in giving but cannot be at your appointment you are welcome to leave a bag.

Disease Alert

August 14, 2012

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) was recently confirmed in a horse suffering from neurological symptoms residing in NewYork state. A report from the OMAFRA is attached with further information. Mosquitoes transmit the virus to horses. Due to the need for mosquitoes to transmit the virus the disease it is typically restricted the warmer months. At this time, horses showing neurological should be tested for EEE. We recommend yearly vaccinations of horses for protection from EEE.

There is an App for that!

July 23, 2012

Do you have an iPhone or an iPad? We have created an app for horse owners as a resource for information on equine health care and veterinary medicine. It provides answers to commonly asked questions about equine health management and veterinary care, divided in intuitive groupings that make it easy to find the information you are looking for. In addition, there are sections covering what is normal and what constitutes an equine health emergency. There are "how to" videos available. Interesting c

We are hiring!

July 6, 2012

McKee-Pownall is Hiring! Are you interested in equine health care and want a job in a fast-paced environment with an interesting caseload? McKee-Pownall Equine Services is looking for two people with excellent horse handling skills to become a veterinary assistants, one at our Mohawk Backstretch location and one at our Campbellville location. McKee-Pownall offers a competitive wage and benefits package as well as opportunities for professional development.

Canada Day Holiday

June 29, 2012

Please be advised that the Newmarket, Campbellville and Niagara offices will be closed Monday, July 2, 2012 to observe Canada Day. Emergency services for clients will be available throughout the holiday weekend. Offices will re-open Tuesday July 3, 2012. Have a safe weekend!

Aspen VanWalraven Memorial Scholarship 2012

May 11, 2012

McKee-Pownall Equine Services would like to announce the Aspen VanWalraven Memorial Scholarship for 2012. Aspen, who was part of the McKee-Pownall team and a friend to everyone, participated in equestrian sport for the love of the horse. Aspen had the gift of seeing the positive in every situation and gave her unfailing support to others. She was very dear to us and an inspiration to all who knew her. In the spirit of this scholarship we would like to offer the opportunity to 2 recipients for 20

Holiday Hours

April 5, 2012

Please be advised that the Newmarket, Campbellville and Niagara offices will be closed Friday, April 6, 2012 to observe the Good Friday holiday. Emergency services for clients will be available throughout the holiday weekend. Offices will re-open Monday April 9, 2012. Have a safe weekend!

OAEP Supports Slots at Racetracks

March 7, 2012

If you are an Ontario horse owner, you need to support Ontario Horse Racing.

OAEP Supports Slots at Racetracks and Ontario Horse Racing Industry

March 7, 2012

The Ontario Association of Equine Practitioners is standing proudly alongside horse people in the support of the Ontario Horse Racing industry and the Slots at Racetracks Program.

Lameness and Biological Therapies

February 24, 2012

Dr. Melissa McKee will host a seminar on "Lameness and Biological Therapies" February 27th, 2012 at 6:30 pm at Bahr Saddlery 13329 Steeles Avenue, Hornby ON L0P 1E0. Everyone is welcome!

Family Day

February 17, 2012

McKee-Pownall Newmarket, Campbellville and Niagara locations will be observing the Family Day holiday. The offices will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2012. Emergency services will be available for clients throughout the holiday. If you have an equine emergency please call the location nearest to you.

McKee-Pownall YouTube Channel has made the finals of the Equestrian Social Media Awards

January 25, 2012

Thank you to everyone who nominated our YouTube Channel http://www.youtube.com/user/mpequine for the Equestrian Social Media Awards, we appreciate your support! Voting closes for the finals on February 10th, 2012. Here is the link to vote for the finalists.

Confirmed Case of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy in Southern Ontario

January 20, 2012

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has been notified of a confirmed case of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), caused by equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1), in Southern Ontario. A blood sample from a horse with severe neurological signs tested positive for EHV-1 in early January. The horse was euthanized after its condition deteriorated. Click on "Find out More" for the update from OMAFRA

Discussion on Equine Lameness with Dr. Mike Pownall

January 14, 2012

Please join us on January 18 for a discussion with Dr. Mike Pownall on Equine Lameness. The session runs from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm and will include light refreshments. The session will take place at Minor Bros Feed and Farm Supply 96 Niagara Stone Road (Hwy 55) Niagara On The Lake, ON

Holiday Hours

December 23, 2011

Please be advised that our Newmarket, Campbellville and Niagara offices will be closing December 24-27th. Emergency services will be available for clients throughout the holiday. If you have an equine emergency please call the office nearest you. Have a Safe and Happy Holiday!

2012 Preventative Health Care Plan

December 19, 2011

The details of our 2012 Preventative Health Care Plan are ready. Follow this link for more details.

Farms Decorated for the Holidays

November 30, 2011

December is almost here and the first snowflakes are on the ground. Is everyone getting into the Holiday Spirit? We are asking for everyone to share photos of their farm or barn decorated for the holidays! Post your pictures on our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/McKeePownallEquineServices or email them to info@mpequine.com and we will post them for you. We can't wait to showcase all of the photos!

Horse Health Seminar Series

November 16, 2011

Please join us for a seminar series on a variety of horse health realted topics. All 4 free sessions will run from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm and will include light refreshments. The seminars will take place at Minor Bros Feed and Farm Supply 96 Niagara Stone Road (Hwy 55) Niagara On The Lake, ON

Email

November 9, 2011

Please be advised that our email server is having technical issues today and we may not receive your emails. Please call the office if you require immediate attention. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Suspected Cases of nEHV-1 in Northern Ontario

November 1, 2011

We have been notified by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs that 3 cases of EHV-1 has been identified in Northern Ontario. This is the strain of the virus that causes neurological signs. The horses in question had just returned from a horse show near Brandon, Manitoba. Strict quarantine measures are in control to limit the potential for the virus to spread. There is no need to worry about horses in the GTA unless they had been competing at the same horse show or are thinking o

Aspen vanWalraven Memorial Scholarship 2011

October 31, 2011

We would like to congratulate Victoria Soucier and Ashley Lamond on being the recipients of the Aspen vanWalraven Memorial Scholarship for 2011. We would like to thank everyone for the effort put forward in applying for this scholarship. Aspen was very dear to us and an inspiration to all who knew her.

Thanksgiving Monday

October 8, 2011

We would like to wish everyone a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving weekend! Our offices will be closed Monday, October 10, 2011. Emergency services will be available for clients throughout the holiday weekend.

CIBC Run for the Cure

September 19, 2011

The staff of McKee-Pownall are participating in the Run for the Cure on October 2, 2011. The Campbellville and Niagara locations are running in Guelph under the team name "Trotting for Ta-Ta's" and the Newmarket and Kleinburg locations are running in Richmond Hill under the team name "Hot to Trot". Any donations to this great cause would be greatly appreciated! See more details on how to donate.

WNV

September 13, 2011

Wisconsin animal health officials have confirmed the state's first case of West Nile Virus in a horse this year. Officials are urging horse owners to vaccinate their horses if they have not already.

EEE Cases in Wisconsin

September 1, 2011

The mosquito-borne disease called Eastern equine encephalitis has been diagnosed in two horses in two adjacent north central Wisconsin counties, prompting a second warning from the Wisconsin State Veterinarian. "Vaccinate your horses if you haven't already, or get boosters for those you vaccinated earlier in the year," said state veterinarian Robert Ehlenfeldt, DVM. "EEE has a mortality rate in excess of 90% (in horses).

Horses Travelling to the US without their Owner Present

July 4, 2011

This is to remind people, with horses going to the US, if the owner is not travelling with the horse to make sure proof of ownership is given to the third party transporter.

News

May 25, 2011

Summary

Outbreak of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM) Bulletin

May 18, 2011

Currently, there are numerous reports of equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM) affecting horses and farms across the U.S. and Canada.

Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM) Update

May 18, 2011

In an attempt to keep everyone updated on the West coast EHV outbreak, here is a list of some confirmed numbers of cases as of today from the state veterinarians...

Dr. Natalia Novoa

April 28, 2011

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Natalia Novoa to the McKee-Pownall team!

Appointment Requirements for entry at the Lewiston/Niagara Falls, New York Port of Entry

March 15, 2011

On March 1, 2011, the United States Department of Agriculture announced that United States Customs will not allow any animal shipments to enter the U.S. without appointment with the port veterinarian at Lewiston/Niagara Falls, New York port of entry for vet inspection.

Strangles Information

March 8, 2011

Strangles is a topic on every horse owner’s mind this spring. There have been several confirmed cases of the disease at different facilities, although not nearly as many as the rumours suggest.