Delivering high quality and comprehensive Equine Veterinary Services to the Adelaide Hills, Foothills and Fleurieu Peninsula
We are a dedicated equine veterinary practice based in Hahndorf, South Australia. From miniatures to high level performance sports and racehorses, our experienced team of veterinary surgeons are ready to treat them all.
We provide a professional, local, reliable and affordable 24 hour, 365 day a year service for every horse under our care.
Our state of the art diagnostic equipment allows us to perform a comprehensive range of visiting veterinary services at your property. From our Hahndorf clinic we also perform surgery & intensive hospital care as well as routine appointments.
PLEASE CHECK OUR "TOPICAL ARTICLES" FOR A VARIETY OF ARTICLES WITH MANY DIFFERENT AND INTERESTING SUBJECTS!!
Tetanus: Make sure your horses are up to date!!!
** PREVENTION IS KEY **
Tetanus toxoid should be given to all horses, beginning at 10 to 12 weeks of age with a primary course of 2 injections 4 weeks apart. The third injection needs to be administered one year after the second primary injection has been given. All adult horses should receive annual toxoid vaccinations, and brood mares should be given a booster during the last 4-6 weeks of pregnancy to ensure optimum passive transfer of tetanus antibodies to the foal. Antitoxin should be given to foals at birth.Please make sure your horses are up to date with vaccination for tetanus!For the month of January we will be having a special on tetanus vaccines! Normally priced at $39 per dose, this month we will offer it for $30!!
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What is Tetanus?
Tetanus is a disease caused by the bacteria Clostridium tetani that causes paralysis, rigidity, and sometimes death in horses. Compared to other animals, the horse is particularly sensitive to the toxins produced by the bacteria, which are commonly present in soil and are normally found in the intestinal tract of people and animals. ...