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Large Animal Care

Do you have a partner you can trust with the care and upkeep of your large animals?

At Franklin Veterinary Clinic, we recognize that domesticated animals come in all shapes, sizes and species. In addition to treating small household pets, we also offer comprehensive veterinary services for large animals and livestock, from preventative care to sick calls and emergency services. Whether you’re raising them as pets or they’re part of your livelihood, we’re here to help keep them as healthy as possible.

Equine Care

At Franklin Veterinary Clinic, we understand the special care that horses require in order to stay healthy and remain at their peak performance. Our highly skilled, experienced team can perform the following equine services at your farm or ranch:

  • Coggins
  • Vaccinations
  • Lameness Exams
  • Medical Colic Evaluation and Treatment
  • X-rays
  • Health Certificates
  • Surgery (call for complete list of surgeries)

Bovine Care

For cattle, we offer comprehensive care that includes disease prevention, sick and emergency care, surgical services, reproductive services, and more. Our primary cattle services include:

  • Vaccinations
  • Reproductive Exams
  • Foot Trimming
  • Surgery (call for complete surgery list)
  • Health Certificates


We enjoy working with sheep and goat herds, because it gives us a chance to “change gears” during our hectic days. The services we provide for these special animals include:

  • Vaccinations
  • Wellness Exams
  • Reproductive Exams
  • Surgery (call for complete surgery list)
  • Foot Trimming
  • Health Certificates

Porcine/Swine Care

Our swine care services include, but are not limited to:

  • Vaccinations
  • Health Certificates

When it comes to providing the most effective care to our larger patients, we always try to look at the whole picture. From there, we’ll work with you to arrive at a solution that will give you the best outcome and return for your investment. 

At Franklin Veterinary Clinic, we strive to remain abreast of all the latest news and advancements in veterinary medicine. We then pass that information on to our clients through advice, guidance and advanced treatment options. It brings us joy to provide all creatures – large and small – with the best chance of living healthy lives.

Contact us today to learn more about our large animal veterinary care services.

Franklin Veterinary Clinic

100 Service Lane,
Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346

t: 575-378-4708
f: 575-378-4116

Business Hours

Mon – Fri 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sunday Closed

Franklin Veterinary Clinic offers 24 hour emergency services. Please call our clinic at (575) 378-4708 if your pet is experiencing an emergency.