Weitz Equine Veterinary Services is a full-service ambulatory equine practice. Our goal is to provide high-quality and compassionate veterinary care to all of our patients. Dr. Paul Weitz started the veterinary practice in Minnesota in June 2002. Since then it has steadily grown due to the large number of caring horse owners in the community. The practice welcomed Dr. Melissa Johnson in 2007. Dr. Eva Reinicke joined the practice in June 2017. Dr. Mary Huerter joined the practice the spring of 2018. Thank you for taking the time to read about our veterinary practice and the services we offer. Please also check out our Facebook page for ongoing equine related information!
We have been seeing a lot of corneal injuries or ulcers recently. These scratches to the surface of the eye can be very serious and hard to treat when not acted upon swiftly. Please read on for some very important information about corneal ulcers in horses.
** A special THANK YOU to student Erica Bonthrone who wrote this educational article while externing with Weitz Equine**
We've been using Weitz for the last 5 years, and they're top notch every time we call them. Can't express how much we appreciate all they've done for our horses at Haven Acres! Thank you!
I love you all. All three of these great people have been out to my place to help with my horses and they all treated them with respect and were amazing. Very very nice people to have come in a time of need! They calm your babies right down and make you feel better to because you can see that they love their job!
Vets who are knowledgeable, compassionate, and "truly" care about their clients and their horses. Highly recommend, and very thankful for them.
This week, Dr. Mary, Dr, Eva and Dr. Melissa working together with the help of another veterinarian (who also happened to own the equine patient), learned to perform a standing enucleation (eye removal). Cooperating and coordinating to learn these new procedures is vital to our success as veterinarians. In some practices, it can be an every man/woman for themselves philosophy…or even worse, veterinarians work in competition with each other for cases and patients.
It’s been awhile since we have had a blog…so let’s make this one a good one. Let’s talk CBD products and horses. Here we go…
The other night, I spent an hour or so weeding. I was not weeding my flower or vegetable garden; I was weeding my horse’s pasture—by hand. We had moved in about a month ago, and I had already planned out where I wanted to put fencing, how I wanted to divide my pastures, and what fencing I was installing. My horse was moving here the next weekend, and I still had a lot of work to do. There are many things to think about when converting an acreage into a safe home for your horse. I had already planned for many things, but until I moved in, I hadn’t had a chance to take one final step. I had to ensure my pastures were free of noxious weeds. After an extensive survey, I located three potential hazards: hoary allyssum, night shade, and maple trees.
Weitz Equine Veterinary Services is a full service, ambulatory equine veterinary practice based out of Northfield, MN
and serving the following areas: Carver County, Dakota County, Goodhue County, Rice County & Scott County.