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

What to do when your horse dies
end of life
What to do when your horse dies
Making the decision to put your horse to sleep can be very difficult and stressful, especially if the time comes upon you suddenly. However, it is important to be prepared and ensure a plan is put in place. This is impor…
October 10, 2023 • 24 shares
Benefits of Insurance Case Story: Laminitis in a horse
Case study
Benefits of Insurance Case Story: Laminitis in a horse
Milly is a 20 year old Welsh pony. She used to be ridden in pony club activities by her owner’s daughter. But when she outgrew her, Milly was retired. She now lives out all year round in a paddock that she shares with a…
July 19, 2023 • 51 shares
Is radiotherapy available for horses?
Horses
Is radiotherapy available for horses?
When horses develop lumps or tumours, the most common ways to treat them include laser removal, surgical removal or the application of chemotherapy creams. However, if the lump happens to be near an eye it makes treatmen…
July 18, 2023 • 12 shares
Insurance for horses - is it really worth it?
Horses
Insurance for horses - is it really worth it?
Veterinary fees are expensive, there is no denying that: it is private medical healthcare after all. Even without general anaesthesia and major surgery, bills can soon get into the thousands; which is why insuring your h…
March 20, 2023 • 8 shares
I can only keep one horse, how can I keep him happy?
Behaviour
I can only keep one horse, how can I keep him happy?
Horses are social animals and prefer to live in a herd. Being prey animals, living in a herd keeps them safe from predators and allows them to display their natural behaviours. It isn’t ideal to keep a horse on their own…
March 12, 2023 • 94 shares
Why does my dog tilt his head?
Behaviour
Why does my dog tilt his head?
Have you ever seen your dog cocking his head to look at you? Or does your dog do it all the time? These can be normal - and endearing! - ways for a dog to communicate. But the can also sometimes mean something’s wrong th…
March 4, 2023 • 36 shares
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