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Providing the Proper Support During Endurance Season

Released at - June 19, 2019
Professional athletes of any sport maintain more than just natural talent in their athletic toolbox. These top-performing athletes maintain healthy routines to support their wellbeing after excessive training and competing. The same can be said for horses. Read More...

Take Abscess by the Horns: Managing Abscesses in Dairy Cows

Released at - June 19, 2019
Abscesses – most dairy cows will experience them at some point. An abscess is an infectious collection of pus in a claw that soon becomes tender and sore and can cause lameness. Causes and Symptoms of Abscesses Read More...

Urethane Shelf Life Expectancy

Released at - June 4, 2019
There is often confusion regarding the shelf life of Vettec products and the somewhat mysterious batch code used.  Customers ask why we don't put an expiration date on cartridge labels, or at least a "best used by" designation.  The answer is simple; there is no fixed expiration date.  Vettec mat Read More...

Bovi-Bond is Available on Amazon!

Released at - May 26, 2019
At Vettec, we believe that growth is essential to provide innovative, effective products customers use to keep their animals healthy. Recently we announced a new online sales initiative to give you more access to our bovine products. Read More...

Vettec Farriers Don’t Horse Around

Released at - May 13, 2019
Farriers rely on specialized tools and adhesives to keep horses’ hooves in healthy condition and treat them when there is an issue. With quality tools and pour-in pad materials on-hand, farriers can fit shoes and trim hooves at any time to keep horses comfortable and avoid injury. Read More...

It’s Not Worth Crying Over Spilled Milk – Determine Which Hoof Block Aids Your Dairy Farm

Released at - March 14, 2019
Just as your doctor recommends elevating your foot after injury, dairy farmers use hoof blocks to fight lameness. Rubber and wood hoof blocks help lift a cow claw off the ground after a foot-related injury. Got Blocks? Read More...

Vettec Debuts New Thin Rubber Block for Dairy Cows

Released at - February 28, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Vettec Debuts New Thin Rubber Block for Dairy Cows   Read More...

Opening Vettec 160cc Cartridges

Released at - November 27, 2018
Watch this video clip to see how to easily open Vettec's 160cc cartridges.  These cartridges do not require any tools, no more cutting necessary, just give the cartridge a bumb on a firm surface and you are ready to go. Read More...

Be Mindful of Bovine Heat Stress

Released at - August 15, 2018
Temperature, humidity and the amount of direct sunlight are the primary factors that determine an animal’s body temperature. In warm temperatures, it’s critical to be cautious of heat stress in order to reduce lameness in dairy cows.   Read More...

Keep Horse Hooves Healthy This Summer

Released at - August 3, 2018
Summer is finally in full swing – which means high temperatures are here to stay. Increasing temperatures can have a multitude of negative effects on animals that are in the sun and heat throughout the day, including horses. Read More...

How to Position a Block on a Cow

Released at - July 17, 2018
Blocking is a helpful treatment option hoof care professionals can use for dairy cows to elevate an affected claw off the ground. With a block in place on a healthy claw, an affected claw has the necessary elevation and comfort to heal properly. Read More...

Keep Milk Production Booming – Protect Dairy Cows’ Hooves!

Released at - June 1, 2018
Lameness in dairy cows is a prevalent and costly issue. In fact, according to Manitoba, the financial burden per 100 cows averages almost $11,000. Read More...