Jessie, French Hunting Dog

Jessie: A French Hunting Dog

Caroline Ingraham Dog Chronicles

Jessie started having skin issues just after the loss of her friend Jessie’s Story Jessie: A French Hunting Dog From the Ariège, by Pauline Gatellier Jessie was rescued from the streets at the age of three months, very skinny and suffering from digestive issues. After her rescue she became really close to her caregivers daughters German shepherd, but unfortunately just …

Cat Belly

Feline: Hyperesthesia

Caroline Ingraham Cat Chronicles

Breed: Somali Age: 11 – Spayed Female Sterre had constantly licked her belly raw for the past ten years, It was sore and permanently red. I was told that Sterre was nervous and anxious around people and that she had become depressed. Her pet-parent had tried almost everything; she head taken Sterre to a dermatologist, changed her diet numerous times …

Khaleesi The Horse With Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy (PSSM)

Khaleesi: PSSSM – Alleviating Pain

Caroline Ingraham Horse Chronicles

Khaleesi suffered a severe tie-up during a cattle drive. Her breeding showed PSSM (Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy) a genetic muscle disorder that can be managed but not cured. Life on a rural cattle ranch is hard and who knows what would have happened to her if she had not been rescued by Diana Hagemann-Milenkovitch at the Double H Equine Foundation and Sanctuary, Sedona. Khaleesi’s …

Can'te The Horse - Right Fetlock

Equine Epiphysitis: Can’te 11 Year Old Thoroughbred Gelding

Caroline Ingraham Horse Chronicles

Can’te 11 yr old TB gelding bred for Polo, contracted epiphysitis as a weanling in the fetlocks in all 4 legs and the knees. Epiphysitis is a bone disease in growing horses, characterised by enlargement of growth plates in long bones (such as the tibia, radius, and cannon bones). Corrective trimming helped to turn the cannon back at about 8 …

Caroline Ingraham With A Horse With Suspected Gut Ulcers

Horse: Suspected Hind-Gut Ulcers

Caroline Ingraham Horse Chronicles

Billy was not interested in any essential oils other than German chamomile and peppermint, which he selected intermittently via inhalation and orally, while taking large amounts of barley grass and rosehip shells. He took 1kg barley grass, 750g rosehip shells. Very often rosehip shells are selected alongside barley grass to aid the absorption of nutrients. What was really interesting, was …

Delta The Dog

Delta: Reactive Dog

Caroline Ingraham Dog Chronicles

Delta was returned to the breeder by her first owner in December 2010, because the owner said she couldn’t cope with her disobedience and aggressive nature.  We brought Delta home from the breeder on 1st January 2011 when she was 18 months old. During the first nine months we saw precious little evidence of her aggressive behaviour. The aggressive behaviour …