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

Caring for older horses in the winter
Horses
Caring for older horses in the winter
At this time of year, we are all struggling with the freezing cold temperatures, maybe ice and snow, almost certainly the rain, wind and shortened days. However, if you have an older horse, they may be struggling more th…
January 12, 2023 • 128 shares
Pet-safe Christmas decorations
Christmas
Pet-safe Christmas decorations
Although we love to decorate our homes for Christmas, it can be quite dangerous for pets. Cats can be attracted to shiny Christmas decorations, which they then grab, causing the tree to be pulled over. If glass decoratio…
December 23, 2022 • 6 shares
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 • 21 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
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