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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2003
Seven of your clients' horses are being fed the same grain diet, being pastured on the same grass field and being exercised the same way. Yet only one of them experiences an episode of laminitis. Why?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2003
A neurological strain of EHV-1 strikes northwest Ohio city; cause eludes investigators
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2003
By dvm360.com staff
Schaumburg, Ill.-Equine veterinarians will soon have access to online financial tools developed by The National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues (NCVEI), thanks to an association grant.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2003
Equine practitioners may still take the backseat to food animal practitioners in the debate over antimicrobial resistance, but their input may help sustain prudent use of controversial drugs for all species.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2003

Immunotherapy was predicted to be one of the most rapidly expanding areas of medical science in this decade.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2003
Embryo transfer allows the production of foals from valuable mares that are not capable of carrying a foal to term.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2002
Keeping stock tanks clean remains one important step in prevention
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2002
The University of California, Davis, (UC Davis) Center for Equine Health has shelved blueprints for a new West Nile Virus (WNV) vaccine.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2002
W e have all been there. A client calls to say that she has just found her horse standing in the field unwilling to move.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2002
The notepad on Dr. Bill Rood's desk sums up the work ethic of a hospital whose clientele ranges from the Queen of England to Arab sheikhs. It reads, "Teamwork is the fuel that allows common people to produce uncommon results."
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2002
Treatment of painful conditions in horses has relied largely on nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for much of the last 25 years. For example, flunixin meglumine (Banamine®) and phenylbutazone (Butazolidin®) have dominated the market for treatment of colic and lameness respectively. However, it is becoming increasingly clear that these drugs also have some side effects, most notably gastrointestinal ulceration.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2002
State launches model survey to mine untapped equine industry; state has 'tremendous' equine practice potential
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2002
It is not uncommon for residents of the country of Georgia, in the former Soviet Union, to live well more than 100 years.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2002
Bowling Green, Ky.-Food animal identification to promote food safety and disease outbreak prevention has been endorsed for years - if only the same were true for the horse industry, its proponents argue.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2002
In May, the University of Kentucky (UK) released preliminary test results suggesting the eastern tent caterpillar and its waste remain chiefly responsible for increased foal losses in 2001, but the picture is "far from fully developed."