Horse Vets in Cannon Falls, MN

Cannon Veterinary Services Ltd. is a licensed and well-practiced equine vet, providing a complete array of services to horses throughout the Cannon Falls, Randolph, and Vasa, MN area. From early-stage foal and colt healthcare, to preventive care, testing and evaluations for adult stallions and mares, we bring peace of mind to horse owners that their animal is receiving the best attention and care.

Preventive Care

Our focus on preventive care means delivering a complete scope of health checks and care services from the start. Whether you’ve got a newborn or a retired horse, we treat them like the individual animal they are. From testing for degenerative conditions, to physical exams, vaccinations and dietary recommendations, we deliver care with your horse’s lifelong wellness in mind.

  • Ambulatory services
  • Health certificates
  • Coggins testing
  • Equine wellness program
  • Equine dentistry
  • De-worming
  • Exams
  • Vaccinations

Lameness Evaluations

Because we specialize as a horse vet in Cannon Falls, MN, we’re knowledgeable in providing a complete range of lameness evaluations. From physical checks and palpation, to radiology and imaging to assess congenital conditions, to diagnostic testing and bloodwork to pinpoint genetic conditions, we provide a battery of lameness test evaluations.

  • Lameness exams
  • Diagnostic nerve block
  • Intra-articular joint injections
  • Radiology
  • Ultrasonography
  • Laminitis information
  • Arthritis
  • Hoof abscess
  • Founder obesity
  • Degenerative suspensory ligament desmitis (DSLD)

Pre-Purchase Evaluations

Planning on purchasing a horse? Bring us along for the pre-purchase evaluation and make sure the animal you’re buying doesn’t come with unseen health problems that may creep up later. Our complete exam approach includes the following, and can also include bloodwork, Coggins testing and drug screening by request.

  • Cardiovascular exam
  • Gastrointestinal exam
  • Musculoskeletal exam
  • Optic exam
  • Oral exam
  • Otoscopic exam
  • Reproductive exam
  • Respiratory exam
  • Lameness evaluation
  • Flexion tests

Reproductive Services

We can provide fertility evaluations and reproductive management at your farm or our clinic facility. This includes everything from rectal palpation, artificial insemination and ultrasound services, to neonatal services including post-foaling care. We’re intent on ensuring the health of the newborn, as well as the health of the lineage. We’re the equine vet trusted by horse owners throughout Cannon Falls, MN for reproductive health services.

  • Mare fertility services
  • Stallion fertility services
  • Neonatal services
  • Breeding services

Surgical Services

If your horse needs surgery—whether for cosmetic or essential health purposes—rest assured our experienced equine vet will see them through a successful procedure. Our experience with large animal surgery ensures we will properly sedate your horse, and that our procedures account for the complete health considerations of the horse. Whether they’ve injured themselves in a fight or flight situation or have a preexisting condition that requires surgery, consult with us for peace of mind.

  • Cosmetic repair
  • Growth removal
  • Gelding/castration
  • Suturing/wound care
  • Navel hernia repair
  • Eye enucleation
  • Sarcoid tumor removal

Miscellaneous Equine Services

From general health upkeep to preventive measures to protect your horse, our horse vet extends a variety of additional services to you. We’ll handle the care needs you’re unable or don’t want to such as sheath cleaning and bean removal, as well as deliver urgent care that’s imperative to your horse’s wellbeing. Ask us about microchipping, as well—it’s a cost-effective way to prove ownership if your horse is ever lost or stolen.

  • Choke
  • AVID microchip for horses
  • Sheath cleaning

Euthanasia

If your horse suffers a mortal injury or has reached an age where its quality of life has deteriorated, consult with us about euthanasia. We understand how emotionally difficult it is to say goodbye to these loving animals, which is why we make the process as compassionate and comfortable as possible for both you and your horse. We guarantee a pain-free, calm process for your horse, so they can pass on comfortably in an environment that’s familiar and peaceful to them. We can also help you navigate your options for handling the remains.

Horse Vet

Complete Equine Care Services

Make sure your horse gets the very best care throughout the entirety of their life. Contact us today at 651-258-4050 to schedule an appointment or to inquire about any of the equine veterinary services we offer.