AAEP Convention

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Feeding Orphan Foals (AAEP 2012)

February 07, 2013

Orphan foals require special care from the start, especially when it comes to their nutritional needs.... Read More

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AAEP's Plans for 2013

February 06, 2013

Dr. Anne Dwyer talks about American Association for Equine Practitioners' plans for 2013... Read More

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Stallion Fertility Fine Following Removal of One Testicle (AAEP 2012)

February 06, 2013

Researchers found that stallions can still lead productive lives as studs with only one testis.... Read More

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Top Medicine Studies of 2012 (AAEP 2012)

February 04, 2013

Dr. Stephen Reed recaps studies on endocrinology, neurologic and muscle disorders, foal health, and more.... Read More

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BLM Board Member Describes Wild Horse, Burro Management (AAEP 2012)

February 03, 2013

One veterinarian provides insight on BLM wild horse and burro project and the challenges it faces.... Read More

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Two Supplements' Effects on Nonglandular Ulcers (AAEP 2012)

January 28, 2013

Some nutritionists have speculated that certain dietary supplements might assist with equine ulcer management.... Read More

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Thinking Through Cheek Tooth Extraction Complications (AAEP 2012)

January 25, 2013

Planning for potential dental extraction complications is essential to a successful procedure.... Read More

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Selecting, Administering Joint Injection Drugs to Prevent Sepsis (AAEP 2012)

January 24, 2013

Veterinarians must take several steps to minimize the horse's chances of developing a joint infection.... Read More

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Recognizing a Club Foot: Foals to Adults (AAEP 2012)

January 21, 2013

Horse owners and veterinarians can identify a club foot based on classic signs and grades of severity.... Read More

Make an annual wellness exam the number one item on your horse-health to-do list, recommends Tanner. The exam will include evaluating your horse’s heart, lungs, gastrointestinal system, soundness, and dental health. This is also a great time for you and your vet to plan a deworming strategy for the year.

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Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationship Overview (AAEP 2012)

January 20, 2013

One vet says an active veterinarian-client-patient relationship is needed to provide the best care for horses.... Read More

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Laminitis Research Group Still Recruiting Cases (AAEP 2012)

January 12, 2013

Owners of laminitic horses can speak with their veterinarian about registering to be included in the study.... Read More

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Ethical Issues for Racetrack Practitioners (AAEP 2012)

January 07, 2013

Many difficult decisions racetrack practitioners encounter are out of their control, one veterinarian says.... Read More

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Racetrack Surface and Hind Limb Fetlock, Hoof Kinematics (AAEP 2012)

January 06, 2013

Researchers found variations in degree of fetlock flexion, hoof slide in horses working on different surfaces.... Read More

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Tiludronate, Shock Wave to Treat Bucked Shins (AAEP 2012)

January 04, 2013

One vet found success in treating the condition using tiludronate, ESWT, and a modified exercise program.... Read More

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Problem Breeding Mare Table Topic (AAEP 2012)

December 30, 2012

Attendees discussed anovulatory follicles, ovulation induction agents, oviductal dysfunction, and more.... Read More

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Vaccination Table Topic (AAEP 2012)

December 29, 2012

Attendees discussed a variety of topics surrounding current a future equine vaccinations.... Read More

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Factors Associated with Surviving Potomac Horse Fever (AAEP 2012)

December 26, 2012

While PHF has a serious clinical impact on affected horses, some parameters are associated with survival.... Read More

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OSHA and the Equine Practitioner (AAEP 2012)

December 24, 2012

Safety in the workplace is as important in veterinary medicine as anywhere else.... Read More

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Flunixin Meglumine Doses: More or Less? (AAEP 2012)

December 23, 2012

A double dose of the drug proved no more effective than a single dose and presented a higher toxicity risk.... Read More

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Veterinarian Communication During Emergencies (AAEP 2012)

December 22, 2012

Communication is always critical when practicing veterinary medicine, but can be challenging in emergencies.... Read More

Make an annual wellness exam the number one item on your horse-health to-do list, recommends Tanner. The exam will include evaluating your horse’s heart, lungs, gastrointestinal system, soundness, and dental health. This is also a great time for you and your vet to plan a deworming strategy for the year.

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Speaker Coaches Veterinarians on Effective Communication (AAEP 2012)

December 17, 2012

Dieken said If veterinarians can effectively influence their communications they'll have clients for life.... Read More

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Piroplasmosis Table Topic (AAEP 2012)

December 14, 2012

Attendees discussed several topics including the history of EP, regulatory issues, and practical topics.... Read More

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AAEP Convention Brings 5,700 to Anaheim

December 14, 2012

The convention drew 5,730 veterinarians, students, guests, and exhibitors to California.... Read More

German jumping team vet Jan-Heim Swagemakers, DVM, discusses why he makes the trip to AAEP each year.

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AAEP 2012: The International Veterinarian

December 11, 2012

German jumping team vet Dr. Jan-Heim Swagemakers discusses his annual trip to the AAEP convention. ... Read More

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AAEP 2012: Prepurchase Exams

December 10, 2012

Dr. Sue Emerson shares what vets discussed and learned about during the prepurchase exam table topic at AAEP.... Read More