Unraveling the Mystery of Suture Exostoses in Horses: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment

As equestrians and caretakers of these majestic animals, we understand that horses can face a myriad of health issues. One such enigmatic condition that occasionally arises is Suture Exostoses, a mouthful of a term for a condition that affects the connections between the bone plates forming a horse’s face. In this blog, we’ll explore what […]

Understanding Cutaneous Habronema: The Battle Against “Summer Sores”

The warm embrace of summer often brings with it a range of outdoor activities and adventures for both humans and animals. However, for our equine companions, summer also heralds the arrival of a troublesome ailment known as Cutaneous Habronema, or more colloquially, “summer sores.” In this blog, we’ll dive into the world of Cutaneous Habronema, […]

Equine Assisted Breeding

Thank you for your interest in assisted breeding at Allegheny Equine Veterinary Service. Below is some information to help you plan for breeding your mare. Breeding with Shipped/Cooled Semen AEVS offers a breeding package for fresh or shipped/cooled semen of $600 per mare per heat cycle. All services listed below must be performed at our […]

Chemotherapy for Lymphoma Treatment

Chemotherapy Plan for Lymphoma Treatment in Canines & Felines Dogs treated with chemotherapy live significantly longer than untreated dogs, and chemotherapy is generally well tolerated in most dogs. Multi-agent protocols, such as the protocol listed below are the most successful, with a complete remission rate of > 80% and remission durations of 6-11 months. Mean […]

Canine Assisted Breeding

Thank you for your interest in assisted breeding at Allegheny Veterinary Services. We offer complete canine reproductive services at our animal hospital, ranging from pre-breeding exams through high-risk or planned cesarean sections. Our veterinarians support responsible breeding and therefore will promote genetic testing, and other health screenings such as OFA and PennHip to aid in […]

Bovine Artificial Insemination

Thank you for your interest in artificial insemination at Allegheny Veterinary Services. Below is some information to help you plan for breeding your cow or your herd. What to Expect • Artificial insemination is an excellent opportunity to improve herd genetics. However, it will not overcome poor management, poor nutrition, poor preventative care, and poor […]

Welcome to Allegheny Equine Veterinary Service

Thank you for entrusting us with the healthcare of your equine companion or livestock. We are honored that you have chosen us! Our staff is dedicated to our patients and our profession. Whether a personal companion or way of living, we know that animals are an integral part of your life. We recognize the human-animal […]

Sheep Health

As the owner, it is ultimately your responsibility to provide a healthy environment so that your lamb may flourish and grow. A keen understanding of good husbandry practices, basic infectious disease prevention, diseases and conditions specific to your lamb and your farm are critical to the success of your project. This document is only meant […]

Multidrug Sensitivity in Herding Breeds: MDR1 Gene Mutation

MDR1 Gene Mutation: The MDR1 gene encodes P-glycoprotein, a drug transport pump that plays an important role in limiting drug absorption and distribution (particularly to the brain), as well as enhancing the excretion of many drugs used in dogs. Some dogs, particularly herding breeds, have a mutation in the MDR1 gene, leaving them defective in […]