Author Archives: Dr. Pownall

Pan Am Games- Two Weeks To Go

In less than two weeks the first dressage horses will be arriving at the Caledon Equestrian Park to participate in the pan am Games and the list of things to do to prepare for them continues to grow. Continue reading

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Challenges of Supplying Medications

With the advent of online pharmacies in the US, as veterinarians, we are often asked why we don’t carry a certain product, or why prices are sometimes higher in Canada than what is advertised on a US online pharmacy. The simple answer is that Canada and the US do not share drug approval systems; so what is available and approved in the US may not be approved for use in Canada and vice versa. Also the product manufacturers often have separate Canadian and US divisions or suppliers. Believe it or not we share these same frustrations and often ask our suppliers these same questions. Continue reading

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The Beginning

Welcome to the first of many, many blogs from me on the new McKee-Pownall Equine Service website. There are several reason why I wanted to write this blog. The first is to give those who are interested a “behind the … Continue reading

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