Other Veterinary Technologies

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Racehorse Veterinarians Receive AAEP President's Award

January 17, 2011

Scott E. Palmer, VMD, and Foster Northrop, DVM, were selected as the recipients of the American Association of Equine Practitioners' (AAEP) 2010 President's Award for their leadership in developing guidelines to promote racehorse safety.
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LSU Vet School Aquires New Patient Monitoring System

January 16, 2011

The Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Veterinary Medicine's Veterinary Teaching Hospital recently acquired a high-tech patient monitoring system to assure that anesthetized patients wake up healthy from surgery or an MRI procedure.... Read More

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Pennsylvania Horse Expo to Feature Equine Health Presentations

January 09, 2011

The 2011 Pennsylvania Horse World Expo is slated to take place Feb. 24 -27 at the Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg, Pa. During the event many equine professionals will be on hand to share their knowledge on a diverse list of topics.... Read More

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What's New in the NICU?

January 01, 2011

The neonatal intensive care unit, or NICU, is that special place in a veterinary clinic where premature, critical, and newborn foals receive intensive, round-the-clock care. The NICU handles everything from breathing problems to heart conditions to..... Read More

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Equine Navicular Disease

January 01, 2011

The navicular bone, a small, boat-shaped bone nestled deep in the protective womb of the hoof, only measures approximately 6 cm wide and 2 cm deep (top to bottom) in an average 1,200-pound horse, so how can such a small bone be such a nuisance?... Read More

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What's New in the NICU? (Horse Neonatal Intensive Care Unit)

January 01, 2011

The neonatal intensive care unit, or NICU, is that special place in a veterinary clinic where premature, critical, and newborn foals receive intensive, round-the-clock care. The NICU handles everything from breathing problems to heart conditions... Read More

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Equine Dermatology Fund Established at Colorado State University

December 30, 2010

A new fund has been established at the Colorado State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL) to help support research related to diagnosing equine dermatology problems. The fund was created in memory of a horse who was euthanized as the... Read More

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New Propofol Controls: AVMA Offers Important Guidance

December 24, 2010

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has offered input to help smooth implementation of proposed new federal guidelines on a useful and effective induction agent, propofol. The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has proposed making propofol ... Read More

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AAEP Foundation Names Carrie J. Finno Past Presidents' Fellow

December 21, 2010

University of California, Davis, doctoral candidate Carrie J. Finno, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, has received the 2010 American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation Past Presidents' Research Fellow for her contributions to advancing equine ... Read More

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Large and Small Animal Veterinarians Work Together to Save Foal

December 20, 2010

When a Quarter Horse colt born with a severely deformed right hind limb arrived at the University of Florida's Large Animal Hospital last May, equine veterinarians recognized that traditional methods used for straightening abnormal legs in foals... Read More

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HFL Sport Science Laboratory Opens in Kentucky

December 16, 2010

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear joined community leaders and executives of HFL Sport Science on Dec. 14 to celebrate the grand opening of the company's new laboratory in Lexington, Ky. The facility will provide drug surveillance, doping control, and ... Read More

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Senate Designates 2011 as World Veterinary Year

December 15, 2010

While today's veterinarian plays a critical role in protecting the health and welfare of both people and animals in the United States, veterinary medical education actually got its start 250 years ago when the first veterinary medical college opened ... Read More

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McIlwraith to Speak at Montana State University Equine Conference

December 11, 2010

One of the world's leading experts on equine osteoarthritis will be the featured speaker at Montana State University's (MSU) sixth equine conference, to be held March 5 at the GranTree Inn in Bozeman.

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Recent Advances in Equine Genetics Highlighted in Special Publication

December 09, 2010

A 207-page report in Animal Genetics showcases the most recent advances in equine genetics, with contributions from some of the most distinguished geneticists in medicine.

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Comments Sought to Help Shape the Future of Veterinary Education

December 09, 2010

Want to help shape veterinary education to build the veterinary workforce of the future? Now is your chance as public comments are sought on a groundbreaking report.

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Shivers Study: Researchers Looking for Assistance from Owners

December 02, 2010

Researchers at the University of Minnesota's (UM) College of Veterinary Medicine are conducting vital research on the equine neurologic disorder shivers, and they are seeking horse owners who have animals with shivers to assist them with this effort.... Read More

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Horse Reproduction Trends And Tools

December 01, 2010

Whether reproduction occurs through natural breeding or artificial insemination, techniques and tools exist to help mare and stallion owners achieve their final goal: a complication-free conception, a problem-free pregnancy, and a healthy foal.... Read More

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Cornell Researcher Wins NIH Director's Innovator Award

November 28, 2010

An associate professor of medicine at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine has received the National Insitute of Health Director's New Innovator Award. The grant was awarded to Maria Julia Bevilaqua Felippe, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM... Read More

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New Stem Cell Technology Offers Promise to Lame and Injured Horses

November 26, 2010

In the not-so-distant future, researchers believe they will be able to genetically modify stem cells to create a "vaccine," so to speak, to treat a large number of musculoskeletal and other disorders in both humans and horses. ... Read More

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Ribbon Cutting Held for Lexington Equine Surgery and Sports Medicine

November 18, 2010

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Nov. 17 to celebrate the impending opening of the new Lexington Equine Surgery and Sports Medicine, located in Lexington, Ky.

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Earlier Detection of Strangles, Other Equine Diseases On the Way

November 14, 2010

University of Maine veterinary science researchers are receiving nearly $500,000 to establish a unique research, testing, and education center that promises to advance the diagnosis, treatment, and understanding of diseases, including strangles.... Read More

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Horse Health Advancements Discussed at UK Gluck Foundation Board Meeting

November 11, 2010

The University of Kentucky's Gluck Equine Research Foundation Board of Directors met Nov. 1 and reviewed the wide array of research advancements and developments made by its members throughout the year, among other topics.... Read More

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Virginia Tech Faculty Awarded Research Grants

November 10, 2010

Veterinary specialists at Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, Va., have been awarded several research grants to support their efforts to improve horse health--not only for their own patients, but for all horses.... Read More

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Ringbone in Horses

November 01, 2010

Thanks to advancements in treatment, ringbone is no longer ­automatically career-ending.... Read More

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New Method for Anesthesia Delivery at the University of Georgia

October 30, 2010

Equine and other large animal patients that undergo anesthesia for surgery at the University of Georgia (UGA) College of Veterinary Medicine will benefit from new, state-of-the-art anesthesia equipment, as the Veterinary Teaching Hospital has ... Read More