Veterinary Practice

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Major Equine Survey Planned for Kentucky

January 16, 2012

The survey will include all breeds and disciplines of horses, as well as ponies, mules, and donkeys.... Read More

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CSU Equine Program Receives $1.5 million Donation

January 11, 2012

The donation established the Wagonhound Land and Livestock Chair in Equine Sciences.... Read More

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Does Equine Hoof Shape Have an Effect on Soundness?

January 10, 2012

Certain hoof characteristics can be associated with chronic lameness, while others point to a sound horse.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report Third Quarter 2011

January 10, 2012

Contagious equine metritis, dourine, influenza, and strangles were among the disease reported.... Read More

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Missouri Court Rules in Nonveterinarian Dentist Case

January 09, 2012

A judge ruled that a non-veterinarian equine dentist could not perform tooth-floating services for pay.... Read More

Bedding serves two functions: It creates a soft place for horses to lie down and rest. Additionally, it absorbs urine and helps control odor. Bedding options vary by region and can have an impact on your horse’s health.

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Understanding Potomac Horse Fever

January 08, 2012

Potomac horse fever often poses a diagnostic challenge because of its varied clinical presentations.... Read More

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New Assistant Director of UC Davis Center for Equine Health

January 05, 2012

Claudia Sonder, DVM, will assist the director in the oversight and daily management of the CEH facilities.... Read More

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Endocrinopathic Laminitis: An Incomplete Picture

January 04, 2012

Laminitis stemming from equine metabolic syndrome, Cushing's, and other hormonal conditions is common.... Read More

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Respiratory Diseases Table Topic (AAEP 2011)

January 02, 2012

Topics covered included pleuropneumonia, equine multinodular pulmonary fibrosis, and lower airway inflammation... Read More

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2012 International Hoof Care Summit Set for Jan. 31-Feb. 3

December 31, 2011

The summit will offer 68 hours of hoof care education focused around the theme "Zeroing in on Soundness."... Read More

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Human Behavior Changes Necessary to Improve Equine Welfare

December 31, 2011

Most welfare problems--which arise if "freedoms" are denied--are directly due to human behavior problems.... Read More

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2011 WEVA Congress a Success

December 25, 2011

Equine welfare was one of the themes of the 12th Congress, held Nov. 2-5, 2011, in Hyderabad, India.... Read More

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2012 CSU Equine Reproduction Lectures Scheduled

December 24, 2011

Get in-depth education and hands-on experience in the reproductive management of stallions, mares, and foals.
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Cushing's Disease and EMS Horse Course Archived

December 23, 2011

"Cushing's Disease and Equine Metabolic Syndrome" was presented by three authorities on the topics.... Read More

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Drug Combo Could Improve Safety of Equine Anesthesia

December 20, 2011

A combination of guiafenesin and propofol reduced adverse reactions that occur when propofol is used alone.... Read More

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MSU Veterinary Student Selected for Prestigious Scholarship

December 18, 2011

The MSU College of Veterinary Medicine congratulates Laura Hoholik, a Markel Scholarship recipient. ... Read More

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AAEP Examines Owner-Trainer-Vet Relationship in Racing

December 16, 2011

The AAEP is developing protocol to improve the relationship among owners, trainers, and veterinarians.... Read More

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Relationship between S. neurona and EPM Examined

December 14, 2011

Researchers discuss the parasite's life cycle, EPM diagnostic testing, and the S. neurona genome project.... Read More

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WCVM to Host Horse Health Education Day for Young Riders

December 14, 2011

Pony Club and 4-H members will learn about horse health care, equine veterinary medicine, and horse husbandry.... Read More

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Cold Weather Horse Care Tips

December 14, 2011

By following these tips you can help keep your horse healthy all winter.... Read More

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UC Davis Lecture Addresses Foot Shape, Shoeing Lame Horses

December 11, 2011

Sue Dyson, MA, VetMB, PhD, DEO, FRCVS, and Chris Gregory, CJF, FWCF, will present at the lecture in January.... Read More

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Cohen Discusses Epidemiology at AAEP Convention

December 09, 2011

Veterinarians use the principles of evidence-based medicine when they diagnose patients.... Read More

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Harmonski, Wilson Receive 2011 Good Works for Horses Award

December 07, 2011

The pair was recognized for their commitment to serving equine veterinary needs at Mylestone Equine Rescue.... Read More

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Researchers Evaluate Endocrinopathic Laminitis Prevalence

December 03, 2011

Endocrinopathic laminitis might be more common in horses affected by endocrine disease than once believed.... Read More

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Milne Lecture on Epidemiology (AAEP 2011)

December 02, 2011

Learn how vets and horse owners can more critically and accurately evaluate horse health information.... Read More