Tracy R. Walker, DVM
Route 1 Box 115
Elkins, WV 26241
Phone: (304) 636-
Annual exams are critical to establish a relationship with the patient, know their quirks and normal habits, and most importantly detect abnormalities early. Each patient is evaluated as an individual and vaccinated with a customized schedule based on risk.
Comprehensive Parasite Control
Parasite resistance is becoming more prevalent in all species from inappropriate
use of anti-
Whether overweight or underweight, we are happy to review current feed practices and advise appropriate feed plans for different ages and stages of life from broodmares to geriatric patients. Nutrition consultation is also critical in management of certain diseases such as Cushings (PPID), Metabolic Syndrome and gastric ulcers.
Both routine and advanced dental care are offered using the latest motorized equipment (Powerfloat). All dental exams include a complete oral exam using a full mouth speculum, sedation and pain medication. Performance floats, corrective dentistry, alignments, molar extractions, wolf tooth extractions, and periodontal treatments are all available.
A wide range of medical services are offered including evaluation of colic, diagnosis management of infectious disease, dermatology and neonatal care. Special field services include IV fluid therapy, foal plasma transfusions, blood transfusions (equine/caprine). AEVS has established excellent relationships with several board certified specialists for case consultation and referral if needed.
From simple ulcers to cancer, many eye problems can be treated on farm. We use advanced
treatment techniques such sub-
Complete lameness exams are conducted with a thorough history, careful observation and examination techiques including palpation, flexion tests and peri-
Services include preparation of the mare with ultrasound, uterine culture, uterine biopsy, and estrus cycle manipulation. Artificial insemination is available with shipped/cooled semen. Foaling assistance can be arranged. Embryo collection and shipping services will be offered soon.
Surgery services include castration, mass removals, laceration repairs, enucleations,
cryptorchid castration, neurectomy, abdominal hernia repair and check ligament desmotomy.
Surgeries are performed with the assistance of a trained technician. All surgical
patients receive injectable anesthesia and appropriate pain management. This may
include injectable or oral pain medications combined with local anesthestics. A consultation
with Dr. Walker can help determine whether your horse requires a surgery that can
be performed in on-
AEVS takes the pre-
Small Ruminant and Camelid Services
AEVS offers services to all large animals including goats, llamas and alpacas. Both
individual medical treatments and herd evaluations are offered. From preventative
care and herd health plans, to dystocia management and c-
We understand that this may be difficult to discuss. We are very willing to help guide you through decisions, determining quality of life and burial planning in a compassionate and professional manner.
Equine Event Permits
Home Delivery of Medications