Veterinary Practice

Photo Courtesy of Animal Health Trust - for use in Making Strides July 2013 issue

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Making Great Strides

October 29, 2013

The Animal Health Trust orthopedics team performs cutting-edge research of equine anatomy and function. ... Read More

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Intra-Articular Therapy: What Do I Need to Know?

October 25, 2013

Learn about equine intra-articular joint-injections for arthritis from a leading researcher and practitioner.... Read More

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Vet Tech Week Celebrates Your Vet's Partner in Health Care

October 16, 2013

The AVMA reminds everyone how important veterinary technicians are to the veterinary health care team. ... Read More

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What is an Equine Vet Tech?

October 14, 2013

In honor of National Veterinary Technician Week, here's some information about vets' right-hand men and women.... Read More

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AQHF Announces Funding for 2013-14 Equine Research Projects

October 13, 2013

The American Quarter Horse Foundation (AQHF) has announced their 2013-14 equine research grant recipients. ... Read More

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Researchers Evaluate Equine Hematology Parameters

October 13, 2013

Researchers believe variables such as breed and geographic location might impact horses' blood test results.... Read More

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Commentary: Horse Health Research Helps Vets, Owners

October 02, 2013

Every step on the way to taking better care of horses is a direct result of research. ... Read More

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What is an FEI Vet?

September 22, 2013

Dr. Erin Denney-Jones talks about what it means to be an FEI vet.... Read More

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Kentucky Equine Survey's Horse Health Implications

September 10, 2013

The Kentucky Equine Survey results open the door for new health surveillance and disease mitigating measures.... Read More

A horse patient completes an underwater treadmill therapy session in the new Equine Performance and Rehabilitation Center at the University of Tennessee's Veterinary Medical Center, in Knoxville.

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University of Tennessee Hosts Equine Facility Grand Opening

August 29, 2013

The public is invited to attend the Grand Opening of the University of Tennessee's new equine facilities. ... Read More

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Sport Horse Science

May 15, 2013

A visit to the Animal Health Trust in Newmarket opened my eyes to a world of equine orthopedics research.... Read More

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Bill would Protect Mobile Vet Practices from Drug Charges

April 24, 2013

Vets who make farm calls to treat horses currently risk prosecution under the Controlled Substances Act.... 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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Veterinary Medicine Regulation Issues Described (AAEP 2012)

March 30, 2013

As a licensed profession, veterinary medicine is subject to regulation at the state government level.... Read More

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Veterinary Ethics (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 21, 2013

Learn about vet-client-patient and vet-farrier relationships, plus ethical issues facing racetrack vets.... Read More

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NCVMA to Host Equine Seminar for Veterinarians

February 05, 2013

The seminar will cover topics including radiography of the head, ocular pain management, and more.... Read More

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2012 USEF/EQUUS Foundation Humanitarian Award Recipients Named

January 27, 2013

Two veterinarians, Mark Fitch, DVM, and Richard Tully, DVM, were named the 2012 recipients of the award.... 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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AVMA Celebrates 150 Years

January 12, 2013

The AVMA is undertaking a number of efforts to commemorate the association's 150th anniversary.... 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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University of Tennessee Continues Equine Hospital Expansion

December 30, 2012

It is hoped that the $20.9 million project will be completed in February 2013.... Read More

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Law, Morals, and Ethics in Equine Practice (AAEP 2012)

December 25, 2012

One vet says the best way to ensure equine welfare is "through a synergism of law, morals, and ethics."... 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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WEVA Holds Intermediate Meeting in Santiago, Chile

December 24, 2012

Attendees discussed a variety of issues including surgical topics and endocrine disorders, such as PPID.... 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

Dr. Erin Denney-Jones gives the highlights of her week at AAEP. Learn what new ideas she’s taking back to her practice in Florida.

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AAEP 2012: The Practitioner's Experience

December 05, 2012

Dr. Erin Denney-Jones gives the highlights of her week at AAEP and what she'll take back to Florida.... Read More