Sarah Hunter

BVetMed MRCVS

Sarah graduated from the Royal Veterinary College, London in 2012 and after a few months of working for animal charities in Africa started working in North Yorkshire where she has been ever since. Sarah works as a mixed vet, treating both small animals and horses, and is currently working towards a certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice. In her spare time, Sarah enjoys exploring the North York Moors through trail running and cycling.

Latest articles by Sarah Hunter

How do I choose a physiotherapist for my horse?
Horses
How do I choose a physiotherapist for my horse?
We often talk about “the back person” or “the physio” for our horses - but how do you choose one? And why? Vet Sarah Hunter investigates……
June 9, 2022 • 19 shares
Why is my dog's tail limp?
Common Conditions
Why is my dog's tail limp?
A dog’s tail has a number of jobs, it is used to indicate to us or to other dogs how they are feeling. It is used as a balancing aid when running or standing. And can be used to help with steering when swimming. Therefor…
May 26, 2022 • 20 shares
Is there rehabilitation for horses after serious injuries?
Horses
Is there rehabilitation for horses after serious injuries?
Horses are prone to serious injuries. Not only because they run at high speed, jump over obstacles and make sharp twists and turns, but also because of their anatomy. Their legs have evolved to become long and thin, stan…
February 8, 2022 • 20 shares
Why did the vet prescribe amoxicillin?
Medicines
Why did the vet prescribe amoxicillin?
Ever wondered exactly why your vet prescribed a medication? Well, if so, we can help! In this article, vet Sarah takes a look at one of the most common prescriptions - a drug called amoxicillin.
January 26, 2022 • 58 shares
Why might horses need physiotherapy?
Horses
Why might horses need physiotherapy?
We often hear of people getting a physio in to look at a horse, or a pony being referred for physio. But what is it? Why is it needed? What’s the law surrounding it? Read on for the answers!…
December 16, 2021 • 28 shares
Pergolide can cause your horse to lose its appetite- why this happens and how to help your horse
Horses
Pergolide can cause your horse to lose its appetite- why this happens and how to help your horse
Pergolide is widely prescribed to treat Cushing’s Disease in horses. However - it can have side effects, and some are very worrying to owners. In this blog, we look at one……
December 3, 2021 • 50 shares
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