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Hurricane Irma Statement From PSEH

Posted in Equine general medicine, General, Diagnostic Techniques, News, Blog, Equine ophthalmology

HURRICANE IRMA STATEMENT

Dear Peterson & Smith Family and Friends,
As we prepare for Hurricane Irma, please keep safety in mind at all times. As always, our referral hospital will be staffed to function on an emergency basis. Please make every attempt to contact us at >>> 352-237-6151 before loading up and bringing your horse to the hospital. Also, do not try to trailer your horse under unsafe conditions.

Ambulatory services will be available as the situation permits. Safety is paramount, and we will not risk the safety of our staff and potentially add to the challenges faced by first responders in our community by sending our staff into harm’s way.

We urge you to prepare yourselves and your horses for the worst-case scenario. If evacuation is an option, please consider it. The Florida Department of Agriculture has temporarily suspended the interstate movement requirements for horses evacuating due to Irma.
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When stocking up on supplies, remember to also stock up on any medications or medical supplies needed for your horses. Our office will be open until 12 pm Saturday, and we hope to reopen Tuesday morning.

As Floridians, we are accustomed to preparing for hurricanes on an almost yearly basis. We always hope that our preparation efforts are for naught. However, it is always prudent to wish for the best and prepare for the worst. If you have any medical concerns about preparing your horse to weather the storm, please contact your veterinarian.
We are here for you, and together we will stand through this time.

 

 

Nathan R. Mitts, D.V.M and Ryan Meeks, D.V.M Appointed New Partners of Peterson & Smith Equine Hospital

Posted in Equine general medicine, General, Diagnostic Techniques, Blog, Equine ophthalmology

Ocala, Florida- January 9, 2017 – Peterson & Smith Equine Hospital has announced the appointment of Nathan R. Mitts, D.V.M and K. Ryan Meeks, D.V.M as their new partners. 

Nathan R. Mitts, D.V.M has also been part of the Peterson & Smith team for 14 years. He started his ambulatory internship at Peterson & Smith before being promoted as an associate of Peterson & Smith and practices general ambulatory.

Mitts graduated from the University Of Missouri College Of Veterinary in 2002, and the interaction between equine and human athletes, as well as the complexity and vast variability of the equine industry in Florida proved to be an irresistible draw. 

Have You Heard About Equilume?

on Tuesday, 24 November 2015. Posted in Equine general medicine, General, Diagnostic Techniques, News, Blog, Equine ophthalmology

Have You Heard About Equilume?

We'll be using and selling these during breeding season. Call the Equine Reproduction Center for more information. 352-307-3000 or 352-237-6151

 

Read a few articles on Equilume Blue Light from our partners at Select Breeders Services http://www.selectbreeders.com/news/327

 

View the video describing the benefits and testimonies of Equilume Masks

New Equine Ophthalmology Consultant

on Tuesday, 10 May 2011. Posted in Equine ophthalmology

Peterson & Smith Equine Hospital is pleased to announce that Dr. Noelle McNabb (DVM, Diplomate ACVO) will be joining Dr. Dennis Brooks (DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVO) as an ophthalmic consultant.