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In 2015 Leatherstocking Equine will stand 3 incredible stallions, all eligible to the rich New York Sire Stakes and Breeders Crown.
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David Hanson to join Leatherstocking Equine Center

Leatherstocking Equine Center in New Berlin, NY is excited to announce the appointment of David Hanson as General Manager of the Standardbred Breeding Division. Hanson brings 21 years of experience to Leatherstocking Equine from Morrisville State College where he worked as the Reproductive Manager, overseeing the school’s stallions and broodmares, as well as mentoring the next generation of breeding managers. While at Morrisville State College, he was integral in the success of their breeding program and Fall Yearling Sale. Leatherstocking Veterinary Services and Equine Center operate a full service large animal veterinary clinic and breeding facility serving clients throughout Central New York and northern PA. The facility sits on over 500 acres of farm land in Otsego County.

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Today is WORLD RABIES DAY!! There are many ways to prevent rabies besides making an annual appointment for your pet to receive their rabies vaccination. Please call our clinic for more information on keeping your animal(s) safe from this deadly disease. ... See MoreSee Less

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Our friends from New Berlin Veterinary Clinic have 5 healthy kittens available. Please check their post for more information. ... See MoreSee Less

New Berlin Veterinary Clinic has 5 kittens available. There are 3 males, 2 females. They just received their first round of kitten shots and are Felv/FIV negative. Please call our clinic at 607-847-61...

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Parasite Evaluation Clinic

November 9, 2016, 10:00am - November 9, 2016, 7:00pm

Internal parasite infections can affect all livestock, resulting in decreased milk production, poor feed efficiency, delayed growth and decreased overall performance. Bring your livestock manure sampl...

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Leatherstocking Veterinary Services is a crucial team member in your horse's life. Whether you are competing or not, we generally expect 100% from our horses. However, they can't give you their all if they are experiencing any discomfort. From teeth, lameness, chiropractic or parasites, a Leatherstocking vet can help you pinpoint your horse's problem area and get them back to the partner you expect and deserve! ... See MoreSee Less

15 hours ago  ·  

Leatherstocking Veterinary Services would like to start this beautiful Wednesday with a patient’s update!

Gorky is a very talented jumper LVS has been lucky enough to care for. Gorky has ended this summer showing consistently in the 1.40 Meter Open Jumper Classes and Grand Prix’s at HITS. His owner’s goal is to move him up to 1.50 Meter Grand Prix’s this winter. Gorky’s owner says, “Gorky and I owe a lot of our success to Leatherstocking. How could we be where we are today if Leatherstocking hadn’t helped us through quite a rough time in the very beginning of our relationship!”

Leatherstocking is proud of be a part of their success and we look forward to their exciting future! Best of luck to Team Gorky!

From champion to pasture buddy, Leatherstocking Veterinary Services can help your horse live a happier, healthier life. Please call our clinic today at (607)847-9990 to schedule an appointment for your special partner!
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17 hours ago  ·  

Please help us welcome our newest externs!

Leatherstocking Veterinary Services welcomes Anna Payne, an extern from Cornell University. Anna will be joining Leatherstocking’s vet team for 2 weeks.
Originally from Farmington, New York, Anna is in her last year of studying veterinary medicine. She is most interested in working with large animals. When Anna isn’t busy studying for school, she enjoys hiking, spending time with family, friends and her rescue dog, Rufus. She also loves driving through the country side, especially the Finger Lakes area. Leatherstocking is glad to have Anna and we wish her the best during her stay!

Leatherstocking Veterinary Services extern program selects students from all over the United States and abroad. Emelie O’Connor joins our veterinary team from Sweden! Originally from a very small town in the south of Sweden, Emelie began her career with journalism. Her lifelong passion of horses and riding changed her focus from journalism to veterinary medicine. Emelie is now attending the University of Veterinary Medicine in Budapest. She will be graduating in February and plans to apply for a small animal internship in the U.S.A. Emelie ultimately would like to focus on all animals, large and small.
Already completing 2 weeks, Emelie will be with Leatherstocking for an additional 2 weeks. We thank Emelie for choosing Leatherstocking Veterinary Services and look forward to her future achievements!

An additional extern for two weeks will be Vanessa Wolf. Vanessa joins Leatherstocking Veterinary Services from North Carolina. She attends North Carolina State University and will be graduating in May 2017. Before studying veterinary medicine, Vanessa was an art design major. Her love of animals led her to take a few animal related courses, ultimately changing her major to veterinary medicine. Vanessa enjoys working with large animals and small ruminants the most.
At home, Vanessa has older twin brothers, her cat named Gus, a whippet, Henry and Basil, a chinchilla. She also enjoys traveling. Leatherstocking welcomes Vanessa and wishes her luck during her stay and final studies!
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2 days ago  ·  

Good Morning, from Leatherstocking Veterinary Services!

This morning we are sharing 2 photos from a previous patient. This horse, Karra, caught her leg on a t-post. The cut started at her shoulder and went all the way down to her hoof. Karra required over 100 sutures from Dr. Rachel Fraser. Karra's owner reports that now the hair has grown back over the scar and there is no visible sign of a previous injury on her mare's leg.

*The first picture is after Dr. Rachel Fraser removed the sutures. The second photo was taken at the end of summer following the injury.
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3 days ago  ·  

Early this morning, Dr. Rachel Fraser performed an endoscopic exam. This horse received treatment for gastric ulcers, and the exam today proved the treatment was successful! Now instead of ulcers, healthy stomach mucosa has been found. The 3 meter long video endoscope is not just used for gastric endoscopy, but for respiratory endoscopy too. This is just one of the many tools Leatherstocking Veterinary Services has to help your horse live a happy and healthy life! ... See MoreSee Less

6 days ago  ·  

Did you know Leatherstocking Veterinary Services offers chiropractic treatment for LARGE and SMALL animals? Dr. Andrea Balcom is a licensed Veterinary Certified Animal Chiropractor! She is also practicing veterinary acupuncture. Please call our office for more information or to set up an appointment! ... See MoreSee Less

6 days ago  ·  

Thank you Mount Vision Garden Center, Inc. for the beautiful landscaping! ... See MoreSee Less

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Large Animal Clinic

117 County Hwy 17
New Berlin, NY 13411

Phone: 607.847.9990
Fax: 607.847.9994


Small Animal Clinic

1033 State Hwy 80
Edmeston, NY 13335

Phone: 607.965.8991
Fax: 607.965.2384

New Berlin

Small Animal Clinic

5094 State Highway 8
New Berlin, NY 13411

Phone: 607.847.6118
Fax: 607.847.8273


Small Animal Clinic

4 Heritage Drive
Cooperstown, NY 13326

Phone: 607.547.8488
Fax: 607.547.1207

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