Silver Creek Animal Clinic P.C.

P.O. Box 409
Silverton, Oregon 97381

(503)873-5701

silvercreekanimalclinic.com

Equine Wellness

We offer a number of examination formats in order to ensure your horse's health, including:

  • Routine Physical Exam
  • Lameness Exam
  • Ophthalmic Exam
  • Oral Exam
  • Insurance Exam
  • Pre-Purchase Exam

 We recommend the following vaccination protocols:

  • At birth: Injection to supplement selenium, which is deficient in our area
  • At 6 months of age: Initial vaccination for West Nile Virus, Eastern and Western Encephalitis, Tetanus, Influenza (injectible), and Rabies
  • At 7 months of age: Booster vaccination for West Nile Virus, Eastern and Western Encephalitis, Tetanus, and Influenza (injectible)
  • At 11 months of age: Vaccination for Influenza (intranasal), and for Strangles (intranasal)
  • Annually (fall or spring): Vaccination for West Nile Virus, Eastern and Western Encephalitis,Tetanus, Influenza (intranasal), and Rabies

We recommend the following deworming protocols:

  • Foals: at 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 months of age - administer fenbendazole (Panacur) at the larvacidal dosage level (see your veterinarian)
  • Horses age 6 months and older: we now recommend a 'four times per year' rotation of various dewormers (see your veterinarian). We also offer an affordable Equine Worming Pack to treat one horse for the whole year for $40.