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LLEP Launch Christmas Bonanza
LLEP Launch Christmas Bonanza

Christmas is most definitely a time for festive fun, yummy food, time with our family, and fun with our four legged friends, but it is also a time for giving.

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Mon, 2 December 2019
Golden Oldie Sponsorship Opportunity
Golden Oldie Sponsorship Opportunity

We are on the hunt for a very special “Golden Oldie’ who we can support in 2020. We have put together a special sponsorship package that includes an annual membership to our Healthy Horse Club worth £180, a year’s supply of our own Veterinary Gut Support (2kg) plus a branded rug

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Mon, 25 November 2019
LLEP Are The First Equine Vets In The UK To Launch Podcasts
LLEP Are The First Equine Vets In The UK To Launch Podcasts

Loch Leven Equine Practice is delighted to become the first equine veterinary practice in the UK to launch a series of educational podcasts for horse owners under the banner of ‘The Podcasting Equine Vets’. 

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Fri, 8 November 2019
The Results of the Initial REACT to Colic Owners Survey are In!
The Results of the Initial REACT to Colic Owners Survey are In!

The results of the initial REACT to Colic Owners Survey, which was distributed by Vet REACT Colic Champions at the beginning of 2019, have just been released by the University of Nottingham with 766 owners responding to the request for information. We are delighted that some of our own clients contributed to the survey giving us some really useful data to guide our own client education programme. 

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Mon, 21 October 2019
Our Popular Clipping Clinics Are Back! 
Our Popular Clipping Clinics Are Back! 

Take the stress out of clipping for you and your horse………many horses can get exceptionally stressed by clipping, and can become dangerous, which is why these clinics have been set up.

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Mon, 23 September 2019
October Marks the Start of Equine Gastric Ulcer Awareness Month for the Team at LLEP
October Marks the Start of Equine Gastric Ulcer Awareness Month for the Team at LLEP

It has never been more important to raise awareness of Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome, with 1 in every 3 horses showing some degree of ulceration on gastroscope, and we aren't just talking about racehorses or sports horses! That's why the team at Loch Leven Equine Practice want to support #GastricUlcerAwarenessMonth in conjunction with Norbrook. 

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Mon, 7 October 2019
What Does a No-Deal Brexit Mean for Me and My Horse?!
What Does a No-Deal Brexit Mean for Me and My Horse?!

The answer is probably not very much unless you are planning a trip to the continent with your horse! However we decided that as a practice we needed to be prepared especially with the possible changes to transporting horses as well as the potential for drug shortages. Our Practice Manager Liz attended a debate on a no-deal Brexit at the most recent British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) conference and we have also just received an update from DEFRA. 

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Mon, 23 September 2019
Does Your Horse Have Sarcoids or Melanomas?
Does Your Horse Have Sarcoids or Melanomas?

We are really excited about our new laser machine for sarcoid and melanoma removals. Until now we have had to hire in a machine for a couple of days at a time which meant our clients were having to wait a couple of months for the laser clinics and even longer if the dates weren't convenient for them.

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Thu, 12 September 2019
Test For Tapeworm With The New EquiSal Saliva Test.........Now Available at LLEP
Test For Tapeworm With The New EquiSal Saliva Test.........Now Available at LLEP

It’s that time of year when we are starting to think about our autumn worming programme. For those of you who are keen to avoid worming unless absolutely necessary we now have Tapeworm saliva tests available at the practice.

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Thu, 12 September 2019
The Power of Social Media and a Wonderful Success Story
The Power of Social Media and a Wonderful Success Story

This story shows how powerful social media can be when used for all the right reasons. At the end of June Alfie's Mum Ebony very sadly had to be put to sleep following a rare complication of foaling. His owner Jo turned to social media and after sharing on our Facebook page we were overwhelmed by the number of people who shared the post far and wide. As a result Alfie's owner Jo was put in contact with Daisy's owner who agreed to travel Daisy up to meet Alfie at the clinic.

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Wed, 24 July 2019