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Dr Tom Hamilton from Perth Horse Dentistry
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WELCOME TO

PERTH HORSE DENTISTRY

& VETERINARY SERVICES

Dr Thomas Hamilton
BSc BVMS MANZCVSc (Eq Dent)
Routine & Advanced Equine Dental Care
Perth & Regional Western Australia

WELCOME TO

PERTH HORSE DENTISTRY

& VETERINARY SERVICES

KNOW YOUR HORSE’S VITAL SIGNS

What should a horse's resting heart rate be?

RESTING HEART RATE

24-48
Beats p/minute

What should a horse's respiratory rate be?

RESPIRATORY RATE

12-20
breaths p/minute

What should a horse's rectal temperature be?

RECTAL TEMPERATURE

37.5-38.4
degrees celsius

What should a horse's capilliary refill rate be?

CAPILLIARY REFILL RATE

1-2
seconds

What should a horse's mucous membranes look like?

MUCOUS MEMBRANES

pink & moist
in colour

LEARN MORE ABOUT

EQUINE HEALTH

Equine Metabolic Syndrome

Equine Metabolic Syndrome (Insulin dysregulation syndrome, Equine syndrome X, Peripheral Cushing disease) This is a condition commonly found in middle-aged horses (8-16 years) and ponies. It is characterized by obesity, laminitis and insulin resistance. Increased fat...

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Equine Cushings

Equine Cushings (Pars Pitutary Intermedia Dysfunction - PPID) This is one of the most common endocrine conditions affecting equine geriatric populations especially those over 15 years of age. Also known as hyperadrenocorticism, it's common among ponies and Morgans as...

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Choke in Horses

Choke refers to obstruction of the esophagus preventing passage of food to the stomach. Common causes of choke include:Esophageal strictures which decrease the diameter of the esophagus preventing easy passage of foodIngestion of foreign bodies especially...

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