Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine

Articles by Regional College Virginia-Maryland

Biceps Tendon Surgery Restores Soundness

A biceps brachii tenotomy involves the complete removal of the section of the horse's biceps tendon. Read More

Equine Surgeon Will Examine Better Ways to Treat Lameness with MAF Grant

Jennifer Barrett, DVM, MS, PhD, an assistant professor of equine surgery at Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center, was recently awarded a grant from the Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) to conduct research that will help Read More

Virginia Vets Investigate Treatment for Heaves, Asthma

Much like asthma in humans, equine heaves is a chronic, often debilitating disease in horses. The clinical signs can range from coughing and work intolerance to labored breathing, even at rest.

Virginia Buechner-Maxwell, DVM, MS, Dipl. Read More

Comprehensive Colic Guide (The Equine Acute Abdomen)

The book provides a thorough discussion of normal and abnormal anatomy and physiology of the horse's gastrointestinal tract and includes surgical techniques and medical treatments for the diseases that cause colic. Read More

Vet Teaching Horse Retires After 24 Years on the Job

Sugar, a 27-year-old Spanish Barb horse, has played a role in the education of almost all of the 2,109 doctor of veterinary medicine graduates from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech during her 24 year Read More

Technicians a Crucial Component of Veterinary Care

Vet technicians have been working alongside vets to provide the highest quality for equine hospital patients. Read More

Virginia-Maryland Veterinary Teaching Hospital Offers Acupuncture

Needles are often equated with pain and discomfort; however, for a horse named Gypsy the tiny sharp objects brought relief as Mark Crisman, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, a professor in the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences in the Read More