Large Animals

Learn more about our large animal services below!

Large Animals

Large animals are a common sight on many farms and ranches. These animals include camelids (alpacas and llamas), goats, sheep, and farm pigs. Each of these animals has unique characteristics, and they all play an essential role in the agricultural industry. Camelids are typically used for their wool, which is prized for its softness and warmth. Goats are usually kept as dairy animals, while sheep are mostly used for wool. Farm pigs are commonly raised for pork production. Large animals play an essential role in the agricultural industry, and they provide a valuable source of food and other products for people all over the world.


Herd Health

Herd health is essential to the well-being of any livestock operation. A healthy herd is more productive and efficient, and sick animals can quickly spread disease throughout the herd. That’s why it’s important to have a good working knowledge of herd health and to be able to identify potential problems early on. There are a number of different factors that can affect herd health, from nutrition and environment to genetics and disease. By staying informed and knowing what to look for, you can help keep your herd healthy and productive.

Basic Care

Basic care is important for everyone. It includes such necessities as regular checkups, vaccinations, dental care, and screenings. It also helps to maintain a healthy lifestyle by eating right, exercising, and getting enough sleep. Everyone should make sure they are up to date on their basic care. This can help avoid unnecessary health problems down the road. It is also important to be proactive about one’s health and to know the signs of potential problems. By being informed and taking action early on, many health issues can be avoided or effectively managed. Basic care is essential for everyone’s wellbeing and quality of life.



Vaccinations are an important part of pet care. They help to protect your pet from a variety of contagious diseases, some of which can be deadly. While most vaccinations are given when your pet is a kitten or puppy, booster shots are often required to maintain their immunity. Your veterinarian can help you to create a vaccination schedule that is tailored to your pet’s needs. In addition, they can also answer any questions you may have about the risks and benefits of vaccination. With proper care, your pet can enjoy a long and healthy life.


Deworming is an important part of keeping your pet healthy. Worms can cause a variety of problems for your pet, including weight loss, anemia, and diarrhea. Some types of worms can also be passed on to humans, so it’s important to keep your pet free of them. Fortunately, deworming is relatively simple and can be done at home with the help of a veterinarian. The vet will prescribe the appropriate medication for your pet, and you will need to give it to them on a regular basis. In most cases, deworming is a fairly straightforward process that will help keep your pet healthy and free of parasites.


Veterinary Services

Below are all of the veterinary services we offer at Calhan Veterinary Clinic. If you have any questions regarding our services, please feel free to call us.