Respiratory and Allergy

  1. What will help with my horse's many allergies?

    What will help with my horse's many allergies?
    Question: I recently had my horse tested for allergies and am trying to figure out his treatment moving forward. My Gelding is 18 and I have had him since he is 2. For the past 5 years or so he has had on or off loose stool and at spring fall much looser. Started getting extreme hive break outs.  It turns...
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  2. My mini needs respiratory help for stubborn congestion

    My mini needs respiratory help for stubborn congestion
    Question: I have been using the lung EQ pellets for one of my minis.  He has seasonal allergies and an inflamed airway and experiences bouts of coughing and congestion.  I have done some nebulizer treatments and zero congestion comes out.  He has been on lung eq pellets for about a month and I have been giving him double dose for...
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  3. Interpreting Equine Behavior

    Interpreting Equine Behavior
    It can be fascinating to read about equine behavior, especially things like the organization in feral bands. However, when it comes to interpreting an individual's more subtle responses there is a good chance we could get it wrong. How many times have you heard it said that when a horse exhibits licking and chewing, e.g. during a body work session...
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  4. Lung EQ can help with your mini-pony's breathing problems

    Lung EQ can help with your mini-pony's breathing problems
    Question: We have a rescue miniature pony here who came to us with pnuemonia back in 2013.bronchoalveolar lavage/transtracheal aspirates performed, testing could not identify bacteria. X-rays confirmed to vets bronchopneumonia.  Today at 5yrs of age he suffers breathing difficulty in humid, hot weather, almost like hyper ventilating at times.  My question is , could the uckele EQ product be of...
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  5. Am I giving my dog too many supplements?

    Am I giving my dog too many supplements?
    Question:  I am concerned that I am overdoing the quantity and/or type of supplements I give my dog Charlie.  She has Allergy tablets, Digest Soft Chews, Joint Plus tablets, Breath Fresh tabs and Omega Oil. In addition to those Uckele products she has Liver Support by Vetclassics which ostensibly supports Normal Liver Function. This last one is sold to me by...
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  6. Chondroitin will help with both joint issues and allergic reactions

    Chondroitin will help with both joint issues and allergic reactions
    Question: I have a five-year-old Icelandic with Sweet Itch and Lyme disease. Though I have treated my horse with alternative therapies, which have shown a major reduction in her Lyme titer, and helped with the sweet itch, I still notice that there is weakness in her rear leg, (feels like deep inside shaking, very infrequently), and I am seeing tail rubbing...
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  7. Can I use Jiaogulan in conjunction with Prednisolone for my horse with heaves?

    Can I use Jiaogulan in conjunction with Prednisolone for my horse with heaves?
    Question: I have a 20 year old gelding with heaves who is on alternate day therapy with oral prednisolone. I am wanting to try adding jiaogulan (he already gets spirulina), but have read that jiaogulan can reduce the effectiveness of the prednisolone.  Is that correct?  If it isn't and I can add the jiaogulan, what dose do you recommend? Dr. Kellon: Jiaogulan...
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  8. Exaggerated reactions to flybites may reflect a weak immune system

    Exaggerated reactions to flybites may reflect a weak immune system
    Question: The last 2 summers my filly has had problems with flybites. My vet had told me to feed her Bug Check but that did not seem to make a difference. Any suggestions? Thank you kindly! Dr. Kellon: Exaggerated reactions to fly bites are sometimes true allergies but more often reflect an improperly functioning immune system. Imbalance in key antioxidant and...
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  9. Lung EQ is safe for regular use

    Lung EQ is safe for regular use
    Question: My 19 year old miniature horse has recently been diagnosed with mild RAO after examination by his veterinarian. His symptoms include scant clear nasal drainage, cough with eating and noted increased abdominal movement with breathing. I have begun sprinkling his hay and grain with water and changed his bedding to a less dusty product. He is also turned out daily...
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  10. Getting Nutritional Advice

    Getting Nutritional Advice
    Getting Nutritional Advice Nutrition is a science that incorporates physiology, biochemistry, organic chemistry, and biology. Nutrition is also as much a specialty as Orthopedics, Pharmacology, and more. Nutrition can be studied at the Masters degree or Ph.D. level. Veterinarians are not taught much nutrition in school. Neither are M.D.s, Farriers and trimmers, chiropractors, body workers, barn owners, trainers, fellow owners, clerks at...
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