Recent News for Diseases and Conditions

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Animal Disease Tracking Map Launched

April 16, 2014

Researchers have launched an interactive map to track diseases in dogs, cats, and horses around the world.... Read More

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Infographic: Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS)

April 15, 2014

Learn the risks of equine metabolic syndrome and how to manage horses with this all-too-common disorder.... Read More

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Managing Horses with Excessive Tearing

April 15, 2014

Teary eyes in horses could indicate potentially serious problems.... Read More

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EHV-1 Reported in North Dakota

April 14, 2014

Three cases of non-neuropathogenic equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) were confirmed in Burleigh County in 2014. ... Read More

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Blue-Eyed Blues

April 14, 2014

Are horses with blue eyes more sensitive to light or more prone to eye disorders than other horses?... Read More

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EHM Confirmed in Virginia Horse

April 14, 2014

Equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM) is a neurologic disease caused by equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).... Read More

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Emergence of MRSA Sequence Type 398 in Horses

April 13, 2014

The strain has been reported in horses in many European countries as well as in a single Canadian horse.... Read More

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Kentucky's 2013 EIA Surveillance and Testing

April 12, 2014

All 77,001 serum samples tested for equine infectious anemia (EIA) in Kentucky in 2013 were negative.... Read More

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Take Steps to Prevent Equine Herpesvirus Infection

April 11, 2014

From vaccination to disinfection--learn how you can help prevent equine herpesvirus (EHV) infection spread.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2013

April 11, 2014

Reported diseases include strangles, influenza, herpesvirus, piroplasmosis, atypical myopathy, and hendra.... Read More

Working horses undergo treatment for the fungal disease epizootic lymphangitis (EZL) at the Society for the Protection of Animals Abroad veterinary clinic in Debre Zeit, Ethiopia. Both animals' limbs are affected, but the horse on the left also suffers from facial lesions.

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Epizootic Lymphangitis in Equids

April 09, 2014

This disease has a welfare impact on working equids and has economic importance to many resource-poor owners.... Read More

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New EHV-1 Case in Wisconsin

April 09, 2014

A St. Croix County, Wisc., horse tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) yesterday (April 8). ... Read More

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Transporting Your Horse to a Warmer Climate

April 06, 2014

Here's what to to consider when moving horses to hot places, from new feed options to a risk of hyperthermia.... Read More

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Equine Botulism Reviewed

April 04, 2014

The most common way adult horses contract the disease is by eating feed that contains animal remains.... Read More

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Health Problems in Newborn Foals

April 04, 2014

Tiny foals can have big health problems. Learn about four common medical issues newborn foals face.... Read More

A rectal thermometer is a necessary tool for monitoring your horse's temperature in case of infection.

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New EHV-1 Cases Confirmed in Minnesota

April 03, 2014

A horse exhibiting neurologic signs at a Wright County farm tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).... Read More

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Exercising Horses for Weight Loss

April 03, 2014

Exercise is important for equine weight management. Learn what to consider when exercising overweight horses.... Read More

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Will My Horse Survive Colic Surgery?

April 03, 2014

There are no easy answers when it comes to colic surgery, just as there are no easy decisions.... Read More

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Exercise's Health Benefits for Horses

April 02, 2014

Exercise is extremely important to a horse's overall health, whether the animal needs to lose weight or not.... Read More

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EHV-1 Confirmed in Larimer Co., Colo., Horse

April 01, 2014

A Larimer County, Colo., horse has tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) and is recovering.... Read More

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Infographic: Respiratory Health

March 31, 2014

Learn more about equine respiratory-related health conditions with this easy-to-follow visual guide.... Read More

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Iowa Animal Health Officials Investigating EHV-1 Case

March 31, 2014

Iowa animal health officials have received test results confirming a single case of EHV-1 in that state. ... Read More

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Lecture on Equine Neurologic Diseases Scheduled at Penn Vet

March 30, 2014

The lecture will focus on neurologic diseases, which ranges from a drooping eyelid to an inability to stand.... Read More

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Gluck Foundation Releases Fifth Research Report

March 28, 2014

The report focuses on research accomplishments and scientific publications during the 2013 calendar year.... Read More

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Additional EHV-1 Cases Confirmed in Minnesota, Wisconsin

March 28, 2014

At least eight horses have presented with neurologic disease; six of those have tested positive for EHV-1.... Read More