Recent News for Vet and Professional

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Blood-Contaminated Joint Fluid Samples Might Still be Useful

March 30, 2014

While vets typically toss contaminated samples, researchers now say useful information can still be garnered.... Read More

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First UK Equine Research Crowdfunding Project Raises $6,000

March 28, 2014

The crowdfunding project is possibly the first such effort in the veterinary science field.... Read More

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Optimizing the Care and Management of Your Equine Athlete

March 28, 2014

Here's how to keep your equine athlete happy, healthy, and at the top of his game.... Read More

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TRF Names Messer, Scherf to Board

March 26, 2014

The TRF has named Nat T. Messer IV, DVM, ABVP, and Christopher Scherf to its board of directors.... Read More

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Managing Axillary Wounds in Horses

March 25, 2014

Axillary wounds might look minor, but can cause serious problems. Learn how vets manage these wounds.... Read More

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Could a Supplement Ease the Effects of Tying Up?

March 23, 2014

Researchers tested a supplement aimed at alleviating tying-up episodes and muscle damage.... Read More

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Diagnosing the Cloudy Equine Eye

March 21, 2014

Contact your veterinarian at the first sign of cloudy eyes to give your horse the best chance of recovery.... Read More

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Madigan to Deliver 2014 Milne State-of-the-Art Lecture

March 20, 2014

John Madigan, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, ACAW, will speak at the 2014 AAEP convention in Salt Lake City.... Read More

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Study Compares Laparoscopic, Conventional Cryptorchidectomy

March 19, 2014

Researchers say laparoscopy's advantages might not always outweigh conventional surgery's disadvantages.... Read More

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McIlwraith Honored by Orthopaedic Research Society

March 18, 2014

McIlwraith is the first veterinarian honored with a career award from the Orthopaedic Research Society.... Read More

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Relieving Laminitis Pain in the Field

March 15, 2014

An appropriate and timely approach to pain management is critical in caring for laminitic horses.... Read More

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Buck Brannaman on Horse Herd Behavior and Yielding Softly

March 14, 2014

Brannaman said owners need to train their horses to yield softly to their humans--including veterinarians.... Read More

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Leishmaniasis: No Longer Just a Foreign Animal Disease

March 14, 2014

In horses, leishmaniasis presents as nodules on the head, pinnae, scrotum, legs, and neck.... Read More

Shock wave therapy is one of many medical treatments for caudal heel pain.

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Dealing with Navicular Disease

March 11, 2014

Navicular disease can seem devastating when diagnosed, but many horses return to work with treatment.... Read More

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AHT Infectious Disease Group receives NEF Commendation

March 11, 2014

The commendation came in recognition of the group's work on disease research, surveillance, and management. ... Read More

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Diagnosing Equine Knee and Upper Cannon Bone Injuries

March 11, 2014

Jumpers' forelimbs withstand tremendous impact, and their knees and upper cannon bones are prone to injury.... Read More

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How to Select and Prepare a Stimulus Mare

March 11, 2014

A good stimulus mare is invaluable to a breeding facility, one veterinarian says. Here's how to choose one.... Read More

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Does My Horse Drink or Urinate Too Much?

March 09, 2014

The possibility that a horse is drinking and/or urinating excessively is a common concern among horse owners.... Read More

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Placentitis Could be Detected Early with Hormone Testing

March 08, 2014

Researchers believe that estrogens could prove to be a useful early indicator of placentitis in the future.... Read More

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Using Bursography to Diagnose Palmar Foot Pain

March 08, 2014

Navicular bursography is an effective diagnostic option for palmar foot pain when MRI is not in the cards.... Read More

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Equine Massage Therapists Sue Arizona Vet Board

March 06, 2014

The therapists claim the veterinary medical examining board is violating their right to earn a living.... Read More

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New Veterinary Representatives Join AAEP On Call Team

March 06, 2014

On Call representatives provide timely health-care information about equine athletes during televised events. ... Read More

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MU Receives $2.5 Million for Vet Medicine Scholarships

March 05, 2014

The gift will support scholarships for veterinary students and will encourage volunteer work among recipients.... Read More

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Anesthetizing Horses in the Field for an Hour or More

March 05, 2014

Learn how veterinarians safely anesthetize horses in the field for 60 minutes or longer.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Mind Your Manners

March 04, 2014

Of the 896 voters, 641 (72%) said their horses are well-behaved for the farrier. ... Read More