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Our Picayune veterinarians provide a range of quality preventive and medical services for large animals including horses, cattle, sheep, goats, and pigs.

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Quality Care for Large Animals

Picayune Veterinary Clinic's ambulatory services allow our veterinarians to travel to your location to provide compassionate care for your large animals.

Our trucks are fully stocked with all of the equipment and diagnostic tools needed to care for horses and livestock.

Ambulatory services include pre-purchase and lameness exams, routine vaccinations, dental floats, and deworming. We can also address reproductive issues and perform veterinary surgery on cattle, horses, sheep, goats, and pigs.

No matter your needs, our experienced large animal veterinarians are committed to providing quality medical care and prioritizing health and safety for both animals and their dedicated caretakers.

Veterinary Care For Large Animals, Los Gatos Animal Hospital

Expert Services for Pleasure & Performance Horses

We provide expert care for all horses, from pleasure to performance. Our comprehensive services include dental floats, deworming, and preventive care.

Whether your horse is an athlete or a companion, we offer individualized attention and customized treatment plans. Schedule an appointment today for exceptional care and expertise.

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Experience in Large Animal Care

Our large animal veterinarians in Picayune provide compassionate care, with an eye on health and safety for both animals and their caretakers. Customers range from breeders, to producers and farmers in need of a livestock veterinarian. 

Our services for large animals include:

  • Routine exams
  • Routine vaccines to vaccinate herds against disease (W Nile EWT + Flu/Rhino, Strangles, & Rabies)
  • Treatment for injuries
  • Pregnancy checks
  • Health certificates

We also offer the latest state-of-the-art equipment in equine dentistry, including devices to remove minor bone spurs, place bit seats and perform performance floating. 

Whether you need to visit our veterinarians or have them come to you, we are always here to provide guidance, advice and effective diagnostics and treatment.

FAQs About Large Animal Services

  • Are you able to perform surgery?

    Yes, our veterinary team has the experience and equipment to provide your large animals with surgical treatment. If there is anything we cannot do, we can gladly refer you to someone who can.

  • Can you assist with reproductive health needs?

    Yes. Our vets can help with the reproductive health needs of large animals by providing the animal's nutritional needs and dietary requirements.

    We are also trained in identifying and managing reproductive concerns such as anoestrus, repeated breeder, retained fetal membranes, uterine and vaginal prolapse, uterine diseases, ovarian hypoplasia, and more.

  • Do you make farm calls?

    Yes. Our ambulatory services allow our vets to make farm calls to care for your animals. Our trucks are fully equipped with the necessary tools needed to care for horses and livestock.

  • How long before I can have my animal return to its regular routine?

    Depending on your animal's specific circumstances surrounding a surgical procedure or health requirements, your veterinarian will advise when you can return your animal to its regular routine. 

  • What can I expect at an appointment for my large animal?

    When we examine your large animal during a routine exam, we will check your animal's overall health. A full physical examination will be performed and appropriate preventive care recommended. We'll also take time to answer any questions you may have regarding your pet to help ensure their health and longevity.

  • Which services do you provide for horses?

    Our veterinarians and medical team treat racetrack and barrel horses, roping horses, breeding horses, and backyard horses. The most common breeds we treat are quarter horses, thoroughbreds, miniature horses, and draft horses, along with the occasional mustang.

    We offer all horses dental floats, deworming, and preventive care, while also providing preventive care and treatment for both performance and pleasure horses.

  • Will my animal need anesthesia? Is your staff trained to administer anesthesia to large animals?

    Your large animal's anesthetic needs will change based on its size, breed, and the surgical procedure being performed. Your veterinarian is experienced in administering anesthetics for large animals.

    We can advise you how much your animal will need depending on its circumstances and will have you sign a consent form before administering any anesthetic. 

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Picayune Veterinary Clinic is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of animals of all sizes. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

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