Other Veterinary Technologies


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Ringbone in Horses

November 01, 2010

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


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


Stem Cell Harvesting Methods Considered

October 01, 2010

There currently is much hype and hope pertaining to stem cell therapy in equine medicine, but not all methods of collecting stem cells are created equal, warn researchers from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Montreal, Canada.... Read More


Behind the Scenes at the WEG On-Site Veterinary Clinic

September 29, 2010

Get a behind-the-scenes tour of the WEG 2010 veterinary clinic with veterinary coordinator Dr. Kent Allen.... Read More


UC Davis Develops App for Veterinary Calculations

August 27, 2010

Veterinary students, practitioners and technicians can find information as close as an iPhone to help them with calculations and interpretations related to veterinary medicine. VetPDA Calcs, developed by University of California, Dav... Read More


Rationale for Lasering Soft Palates in Horses Put to the Test

June 13, 2010

Lasering the soft palate of horses for treating dorsal displacement of the soft palate (DDSP) causes scarring but does not "stiffen" the palate as hypothesized, reported Kira Alkabes, DVM, from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University.... Read More