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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 06, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
SEATTLE - 12/06/05 - The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) and the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) are launching a public-education initiative called HORSE FACTS.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2005
Early recognition is crucial to prevent the advancement of the disease.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2005
Norwalk, Conn. — He's no stranger to long shots. The 20-year track veterinarian took some flack for remedying an epiglottal entrapment on Alysheba one month before the 1987 Kentucky Derby. Alysheba went on to win the first leg of the Triple Crown despite 17-1 odds.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2005
Albany, N.Y. — Wedgewood Pharmacy says initial tests vindicate the compounder of allegations that it made its chloramphenicol palmitate product inconsistent with its label.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 18, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
SHAWNEE, KAN. - 11/18/05 - PBS's "Nature" series will feature on Sunday the storied rescue efforts of animals stranded in Katrina's wake.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
Automobile accidents are responsible for a significant amount of the deaths and injuries to veterinarians, especially large animal practitioners. This should come as no surprise because these road warriors commonly are rushing to stay on schedule and trying to negotiate roads, follow directions and return phone calls all at the same time. Long hours, especially during foaling and calving seasons, contribute to fatigue. Drowsiness and driving definitely do not mix.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2005
Washington — Legislation to terminate federal funding of inspections for U.S. horse slaughter facilities made its way into both cameral versions of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) appropriations bill. At presstime, Congress passed budget extensions for all U.S. agencies after missing the Oct. 1 deadline while House and Senate versions of federal spending bills are hammered out in conference, but observers expect the provision that would kill funding for inspection services at horse slaughter plants to make it into the final bill.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2005
Baton Rouge, La.—Louisiana State University (LSU) wasn't part of the state veterinarian's hurricane response or contingency plan before Katrina was a household name. But shortly after the large Category 4 storm ravaged Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, it became clear that unsolicited veterinary help would be needed on an unprecedented scale to rescue and relieve thousands of animals.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2005
Donkeys and mules receive special note as they are responsible for many of the injuries to genitalia.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
The following is an excerpt from a press release issued by Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Veterinary Medicine and the Equine Health Studies Program.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 19, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
BATON ROUGE, LA. - 10/19/05 - Bidding for the 2006 multiple-breed, Internet-based Stallion Service Auction of the Louisiana State University (LSU) Equine Health Studies Program began Oct. 14.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2005
A Grade 1 murmur is the first audible sound you can hear. You can barely detect a Grade 1 murmur with your stethoscope.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2005
Eleven states reported 186 EEE cases in horses as of Aug. 23.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2005
ST. PAUL, MINN. — Lay people are permitted to float equine teeth in Minnesota due to an amendment tied to the state's budget bill that passed prior to the July 4 recess.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2005
Reproduction is the area where mini owners are most likely to need veterinary assistance.