Veterinary Practice

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Exercise-Induced Inflammation and Injury in Racehorses

April 20, 2012

One researcher relayed that it could be possible to identify horses at risk for injury before accidents occur.... Read More

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Evidence-Based Equine Sarcoid Treatments Reviewed

April 19, 2012

Despite the numerous sarcoid treatment choices available, no modality is 100% effective in producing a cure.... Read More

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Atlantic Veterinary College Purchases Veterinary CT Scanner

April 18, 2012

The AVC purchased a computed tomography (CT) scanner for use in large and small animals, including horses.... Read More

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Commentary: Epidemiology for Better Horse Health

April 15, 2012

Although epidemiology is often viewed in an unfavorable light, it's a big part of every day equine practice.... Read More

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Using Epidemiology in Equine Practice

April 14, 2012

Epidemiology is important to equine practitioners for at least three reasons, according to one veterinarian.... Read More

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'Pinch Grafting' for Equine Lower Limb Wounds (AAEP 2011)

April 12, 2012

Vets can perform pinch grafts easily in the field and as successfully as when using other types of grafting.... Read More

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Know How to Use A Stethoscope Before You Need It

April 12, 2012

A properly used stethoscope can help horse owners pick up on possible developing health problems.... Read More

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Sepsis- and Pasture-Related Laminitis

April 10, 2012

Jim Belknap, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, of The Ohio State University compares sepsis- and pasture-related laminitis... Read More

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Equine Colic Management and Long-Term Survival

April 01, 2012

Colic survival rates have improved greatly over the years, but timely treatment and diligent aftercare still a... Read More

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Treating Equine Upper Respiratory Tract Ailments (AAEP 2011)

March 26, 2012

A horse in respiratory distress or displaying other signs of airway ailments warrants a call to a veterinarian... Read More

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Applications for AAEP Foundation Funding Due May 1

March 26, 2012

Priority emphasis will be given to applications that have the most impact on horse health and welfare.... Read More

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Standing RLP in Horses Safe, Effective (AAEP 2011)

March 11, 2012

Regional limb perfusion can be performed safely, effectively, and comfortably without general anesthesia.... Read More

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Supporting Limb Laminitis in Casted Horses (AAEP 2011)

March 04, 2012

Study horses treated with full-limb casts had a fivefold greater risk of developing laminitis.... Read More

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Intravenous PBZ Dosing in Horses (AAEP 2011)

February 29, 2012

One researcher concluded that when dosing PBZ in the horse, "More is not better. Less is less effective."... Read More

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Suture Techniques for Intestines Compared (AAEP 2011)

February 27, 2012

The Lembert single layer pattern is faster, stronger, and less likely to impede the intestinal flow.... Read More

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Steps Taken to Classify Seizures in Horses

February 24, 2012

Compared to what's known about seizures in other species, there's surprisingly little data on equine seizures.... Read More

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Samples Sought For Donkey Besnoitiosis Research

February 16, 2012

Further investigations are needed to better understand disease transmission, treatment, and prevention.... Read More

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Top Medicine Studies of 2011 (AAEP 2011)

February 15, 2012

A wrap-up of the most important, interesting, or applicable studies to equine medicine from Dr. Steve Reed.... Read More

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Ambulatory (Mobile Veterinary) Horse Care (AAEP 2011)

February 13, 2012

Dr. Harry Werner discusses ambulatory, or mobile, veterinary care of horses at the 2011 AAEP Convention.... Read More

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Cast Complications in Horses (AAEP 2011)

February 11, 2012

Researchers recently found that nearly half (49.5%) of horses with limb casts experience complications.... Read More

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Besnoitiosis in Donkeys (AAEP 2011)

February 09, 2012

The parasite Besnoitia bennetti grows in tiny cysts in the skin, organs, and eyes of affected animals.... Read More

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Merck Animal Health Launches NextVet Newsletter

February 07, 2012

NextVet features practical professional and lifestyle advice, information, and tips from practicing vets.... Read More

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UC Davis Offers Free Horse Owner Education Seminar

February 07, 2012

Session topics include newborn foal care, oleander toxicity, equine metabolic syndrome, and an EHV-1 update.... Read More

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Mich. State Alum Honored for Excellence in Equine Practice

February 06, 2012

The Rooker Award for Excellence in Equine Practice was presented to namesake James A. Rooker, dVM, on Jan. 27.... Read More

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AQHA Offers Genetic Disease Panel Test

February 06, 2012

The test will screen for five potentially fatal genetic diseases often found in Quarter Horses.... Read More