Large animal medicine generally refers to the treatment of animals like livestock, ruminants, as well as other large bodied creatures.
It takes special care and expertise to treat large animal patients, so our medical team is highly trained and knowledgeable animal health professionals who have experience with large animals. We also understand that large animals have unique needs, and their owner may face unique challenges in providing veterinary care for them. We promise to work with you to the best of our ability so that your large animals receive the best care possible.
Bovine patients require special veterinarians who are dedicated to them. Our veterinarians know and understand all about dairy and meat cows. Since they know their patients and what is needed, they are able to treat them accordingly. They understand the medications that can be given and when. They truly understand how each cow is important to their owners and their farm.
- Health Certificates
- Emergency Services: sick animals, prolapses, dystocia (problems calving), and many others.
Our veterinary staff offers a wide variety of bovine reproductive treatment plans. This includes, but is not limited to, consultations for breeding, breeding soundness exams, artificial insemination, ultrasounds, and pregnancy checks.
Horses and other equine patients require veterinarians who specialize in treating them so we are pleased to offer this service in Black Creek, GA and the surrounding communities.
Here at Black Creek Animal Hospital, our veterinarians are able to take care of your prized horses and other equines, whether you show them, breed them, or just love them as pets. Our entire staff is dedicated to our equine patients so that they can have the very best life possible.
- Equine Vaccinations
- Annual Coggins Testing
- Equine Dentistry
- Equine Castration
- Sheath Cleaning
- Health Certificates
- Lameness Exams
- Emergency Services: laceration repair, colic, etc.
Since horses have different vaccination needs, depending on where they live, if they travel, and what they do, we recommend discussing your horse’s vaccination schedule with us. Together we can start a schedule that will work for you and your new horse.
Horses typically don’t get vaccinations until they are several months old, depending on their needs. Some vaccinations are started at four months old and need to be boostered three to four weeks later. Some vaccinations are not given until a horse is five to six months old. Most of these also need to be boostered three to four weeks later.
Annual Coggins Testing
A Coggins test is a simple blood test that is used to help prevent the spread of Equine Infectious Anemia. It is sent to the laboratory for analysis.
Equine Infectious Anemia is a viral disease that can be deadly. Unfortunately there is no vaccine or cure for it. If a patient survives the disease, they will always carry it and may become sick again if they are stressed. Some horses just seem to be carriers, never getting sick themselves.
We are proud to offer equine dentistry and provide care for your horse's entire oral cavity. A horse's teeth and jaw function are vital to their overall well being, so dental care is an important part of your horse's health.
We provide floating for horses as well as a range of routine to advanced services. Proper dental care will ensure that your horse's teeth are not causing discomfort, pain, or other potential health issues.
Horse breeding is a big business and a huge part of our hospital. Our entire staff is dedicated to ensuring a successful breeding and a healthy foal!
Our entire staff is dedicated to equine reproduction. We are proud to be knowledgeable about many aspects of breeding, including heat cycles, artificial insemination, and much more.
Our entire hospital uses the latest technologies to ensure that you can have a successful breeding program. We are constantly learning and growing so that you can have healthy babies, as easily as possible.
Small Ruminants and Camelids
We are proud to provide care for animals like sheep and goats, or small ruminants. We know these herd animals take special expertise and training to care for, so you can rest assured that your small ruminants are in good hands.
We provide herd health as well as reproductive services for your small ruminants. Our team is highly knowledgeable when it comes to sheep, goats, and other small ruminants, and we truly enjoy caring for these animals.