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Primary Care

Primary Care Saginaw Valley Equine Clinic

Saginaw Valley Equine Clinic offers a wide range of treatments for your horse’s complete care. Among our wellness specialties are treatments including dentistry, internal medicine and ophthalmology.

Wellness

Our goal is to protect the health of your horse and minimize the chance of unexpected, life-threatening and costly illness. Two visits annually provide basic physical and dental examinations, nutritional counseling, spring and fall vaccinations (detailed below), de-wormers and Coggins testing, as well as additional services* of your choosing.

Spring Visit

  • Physical and oral examination
  • Eastern and Western Encephalomyelitis, Tetanus, West Nile,Rabies, Influenza/Rhino
  • Coggins test

Fall Visit

  • Physical and oral examination
  • Influenza/Rhino
  • Fecal test

Dentistry

SVEC is equipped with the latest in power dental equipment (Power Float), digital radiography and pharmaceuticals that allow us to provide safe, comfortable dental care for your horse. If your horse is experiencing any of the following symptoms, a dental exam should be performed:

  • Dropping feed from its mouth while eating
  • Weight loss
  • Excessive salivation
  • Foul odor from the mouth
  • Nasal discharge or a swelling on the face
  • Tossing, head tilting or fighting the bit

SVEC uses specialized hand tools and motorized equipment for routine and the not-so-routine maintenance of our patients’ dentistry. Additionally, all equipment is portable, so procedures can be performed in the field or in the clinic. Among the dental problems we treat:

  • Sharp enamel points
  • Retained caps (baby teeth that have not been shed)
  • Retained wolf teeth
  • Malalignment (wave or step mouth)
  • Hooks on premolars and molars
  • Infected teeth and/or gums
  • Tooth fractures


Internal Medicine

SVEC is designed for around-the-clock observation and treatment of critical patients and equipped to provide respiratory and parenteral support to critical care neonates. There is also a dedicated area for internal medicine patients and an isolation facility staffed and equipped to meet the challenges of infectious disease and support critically ill horses. We use advanced diagnostics and on-site labs to quickly diagnose and closely monitor patients’ condition. Our greatest asset is our skilled and dedicated staff who provide patients with attentive care and comfort.


Ophthalmology

SVEC offers comprehensive care for your horse’s eye conditions, from cataracts to cancer. We utilize direct/indirect ophthalmoscopy to aid in the appropriate treatment for your horse. Surgeries (both standing and those that require general anesthesia) are routinely performed by our doctors.

Additional Services*

*Additional services available include bloodwork (CBC, Serum Chemistry, Electrolyte Panel), Soundness Examination, Hay Core Analysis, Rabies/Potomac Horse Fever, Penis Examination/Sheath Cleaning, and a Basic Power Float w/ Sedation.  Preventive medicine and routine patient care including deworming, dentistry, vaccinations, Coggin’s tests and health certificates are performed routinely at the clinic and on the farm.

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Mailing Address
7319 Tittabawassee Rd.
Saginaw, MI 48603 
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Phone (989) 790-7339
Fax (989) 790-7399

Emergency Line (855) 373-7365 ext 0

Hours:
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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SVEC GameTime Sports Medicine is proud to be the Official Veterinarian of the All American Quarter Horse Congress providing 24-hour care.

Emergencies

Having an emergency after regular business hours? Please call our emergency line to speak to a veternarian at

(855) EQER-365 EXT 0
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