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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2004
Vision and comfort are best assessed in the undisturbed patient in its familiar environment.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2004
Though aging is the most-common cause of testicular degeneration, it also can be caused by higher heat in the testicles, adverse drug reactions or exposure to toxins and chemicals.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
LEXINGTON, KY.—The American Association of Equine Practitioners' (AAEP) Foundation donated $3,000 to help supply Florida veterinarians with satellite telephones in lieu of recent hurricanes.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2004
WEST LAFAYETTE, IND.—Purdue University veterinarians set precedent for diagnosis and treatment of a kidney tumor in a 23-year-old horse. Jan Hawkins, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, associate professor of large animal surgery, Purdue University, removed the horse's kidney through its flank using no general anesthesia. The right kidney was removed using a hand-assisted laparoscopic technique.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2004
Any time a horse dies, other horses that might have been close to the deceased horse should be allowed to spend time near it.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
The AAEP supports the use of licensed technicians for some dental procedures.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2004
What is your number? We all have numbers that are important to us as individuals—our social security number, our telephone number, maybe even our bed's sleep number. But there should be another number that is important to you, too, and that is an AQI number. The Air Quality Index (AQI) is a means of reporting daily air quality, and it is a measure of how clean or polluted air in a specific location is. The AQI number directly relates to the possible health and environmental effects of air, as well as the calculated health risks within a few hours to days after breathing it.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2004
Eventually it will be possible to do high-quality MRI on standing horses.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2004
It was Saturday May 5, 2001. A usually festive time in the Bluegrass, as "My Old Kentucky Home" played at Churchill Downs, and 17 horses battled in the 127th running of the Kentucky Derby.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2004
UF researchers link equine influenza virus to canine susceptibility
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2004
Regardless of the methodology, each has its proper application.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
Legislation advances despite organized veterinary medicine's efforts to derail controversial measure
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2004
Schaumburg, Ill.-The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Executive Board approved, at presstime, granting funds for a Food Animal Summit Taskforce research project designed to maintain the availability of veterinarians for careers in agriculture-related fields.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2004
Impaction of the ileum is an uncommon cause of colic in horses in most parts of the country, but is becoming increasingly recognized as an important cause of intestinal obstruction in the southeastern United States.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2004
If there is any truth to the idea that after a while owners start to look like their pets, then many horsemen and women need to go on a diet.