Large Animal Veterinary Care
As a farmer, producer, or hobby farmer, you need to ensure your large animals and livestock are healthy — and that profits remain stable.
Our experienced vets at Hohenwald Animal Hospital are here to help by providing both ambulatory and in-house services.
Our ambulatory services are available for farms within a 15-mile radius of our clinic and range from routine vaccinations and pre-purchase examinations to lameness exams and minor surgeries for cattle and horses in addition to sheep and goats.
Please contact us with any questions about your specific circumstances or to book an appointment.
Experience in Large Animal Veterinary Care
Our large animal vets in Hohenwald provide compassionate care, with an eye on health and safety for both animals and their caretakers, who range from breeders to producers and farmers.
Our services for large animals include:
- Routine exams & general wellness care
- Routine vaccines to vaccinate herds against disease
- Treatment for injuries
- Dental care
- Health certificates
Whether you need to visit our vets or have them come to you, we are always here to provide guidance, advice, and effective diagnostics and treatment.
FAQs about Large Animal Veterinary Care Services
- Which animals do you specialize in treating?
We specialize in treating horses and cattle, sheep, and goats, and chickens.
- What can I expect at an appointment for my large animal?
When we examine your large animal during a routine exam, we will check your animal's overall health. A full physical examination will be performed and appropriate preventive care recommended. We'll also take time to answer any questions you may have regarding your pet to help ensure their health and longevity.
- Do you make farm calls?
Yes. We make farm calls for emergencies as well as routine health. Farm calls are available to residents living within 15 miles of Hohenwald Animal Hospital.
- Are you able to perform surgery?
Yes, we perform a select number of surgeries for cattle, horses, goats, and sheep. Please contact us for more information.
- Will my animal need anesthesia? Is your staff trained to administer anesthesia to large animals?
Your large animal's anesthetic needs will change based on its size, breed and the surgical procedure being performed. Your veterinarian is experienced in administering anesthetics for large animals.
We can advise you how much your animal will need depending on its circumstances and will have you sign a consent form before administering any anesthetic.
- How long before I can have my animal return to its regular routine?
Depending on your animal's specific circumstances surrounding a surgical procedure or health requirements, your veterinarian will advise when you can return your animal to its regular routine.