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horse with joint inflammation during July 2012

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STORY FORM

 

Date

 

July  2012

 

Country

Syria

Location

Refuge name or

mobile clinic location

2nd mobile clinic

Damascus' suburbs

Photos or video

Photos  & video

 

ANIMAL

Donkey/ horse/ mule/ camel

 

Horse

Animal age and name (if has one)

9 years

Male/ female

 

Male

Work of animal (what does it do on a daily basis)

 

Works in drawing cart for selling vegetables and fruits.

Work hours (how long does it work for every day)

 

Works about 10 hours daily for 6 days weekly

Working conditions (what is the environment like that it works in)

Works  in hard condition, and feeds bad and poor fodder

 

OWNER

Owner’s name

 

Husain Magrebi

Family details (e.g. do they have wife/ children?)

 

Wife and children

Area owner lives

 

Damascus's suburbs

How did owner get animal to SPANA?

 

Through the rounds of the  mobile clinic in the suburbs of Damascus.

Owner quote- what did they say about SPANA? What did they say about importance of animal?

 

"thanks SPANA", "you are offering the free treatment for my horse"  " I cannot pay for the vet".

How long has owner worked with animals? 

The owner uses his animal for 6 years

These are all of the questions for the owner- you can complete the rest of the form without them.

INJURY/ ILLNESS

Injury/ illness

 

Joint inflammation in the back leg   

Injury/ illness signs

 

 

Lameness, pain through walking, difficulty when drawing the cart 

 

 

Injury/ illness cause

 

 

The horse was suffering fits of colic, and was twisting and rolling round on the floor of the stable, during that the horse injured his leg.

 

Treatment description

 

Vet Abeer examined the horse clinically. It was noticed that the animal was suffering joint inflammation in his back leg, which made the horse limping and suffering pain during walking. The treatment was by giving the horse 5 doses of botasin foe 5 days, 3 doses of vitamins AD3E for 3 days.

 

Recovery time

 

One week

 

Advice given to animal owner by SPANA staff

 

 

The owner had been advised to give his animal rest until the recovery. And to treat the colic immediately. Also to clean the stable and remove all the sharp tools and the scrap metals from the stable.

 

 

 

ANY OTHER INFORMATION

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The owner earns from work with his horse about £ 6 – 7 daily by working for 9 – 10 hours . feeding his animal cost him daily about £ 1.5 – 2 .

 

 

 

 

                                            

 

Email story form details and images/ video to: Katie@spana.org.  Or post to SPANA Head Office.

 

By vet Abeer Zeit


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