Donkey Health Issues
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Hoof Soaking for Abscesses
By Sally DeNotta, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
This article was provided to TDA by J.P. Dubey, a
Microbiologist with the USDA ARS Animal Parasitic
Diseases Laboratory who is newly-elected (2010) to
the Agricultural Research Service Hall of Fame.
Does My Donkey Have Besnotia?
An Outbreak of Besnoitiosis in Miniature Donkeys
Photos of Besnotia Bennetti
Besnoitiosis in Donkeys
by Sallyanne L. Ness, DVV.
Besnoitiosis in Donkeys (AAEP 2011)
by Erica Larson, News Editor
Of all domesticated animals, horses are the most sensitive to botulism. While being rare, this condition triggers a potentially fatal flaccid paralysis. This video will help you understand the causes of botulism and recognise its early signs.
Broken Crests in Donkeys
by Dr. Lyle G. McNeal
Donkeys are NOT Small Horses
A Veterinarian Guide to Jack Castration
New Veterinary Guide to safe and
successful jack donkey castration.
Produced by Longhopes Donkey Shelter.
Featuring Jennifer Casebeer DVM.
Filmed by Chuck Richardson.