CSU Vets to Host Free Seminar for Horse Owners on Emergencies, Wound Care

Dean Hendrickson, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, director of the James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Colorado State University, will host "Equine First Aid: A Horse Owner's Guide to Emergencies and Wound Care," on Thursday, June 4, from 7-9 p.m. The hospital is located at 300 W. Drake Road and the seminar will be held in Room 118/120 of the Animal Cancer Center.

Ideal for all horse owners, stable managers, and equine professionals, the interactive seminar will provide up-to-date information on first aid and wound care. Participants will learn about advanced wound care dressings, techniques for initial wound treatment, anatomical areas of specific concern in the horse, and items to have in a first-aid kit.

The seminar is free and open to the public. Space is limited and all who are planning to attend should RSVP to Kathie.Sexton@Colostate.edu or call 970/297-1269 by Friday, May 29.

This seminar is the second in a series about veterinary care for horses offered by VTH equine veterinarians and sponsored by Purina Mills. The Veterinary Teaching Hospital supports all equine athletes and companions by providing outstanding, comprehensive veterinary care; education for current and future veterinarians, horse owners and other equine professionals; and cutting-edge research to treat today's equine concerns and lead to tomorrow's cures.

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