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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2004
To the common equine practitioner, applying ethics in practice might mean something as simple as deciding whether to use supplements or as complicated as knowing when use of compounded drugs crosses a line.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
New Orleans-The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) shattered more than one record this year. Total attendance climbed and veterinary student numbers doubled from last year's AAEP annual convention.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2003
By dvm360.com staff
Urbana, Ill.-Members of the horse industry in Illinois passed a statewide referendum to implement an equine checkoff, the first of its kind in the United States, reports Farm and Dairy.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2003
By dvm360.com staff
Lexington, Ky.-As part of its campaign to endorse national legislation banning horse slaughter, a non-profit devoted to adoption and related programs for retired Thoroughbred horses, is lashing out against three veterinary and animal welfare groups.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2003
A mare is bred. She conceives. A foal is planned for. Tragically in a substantial number of cases, within 40 days the embryo has succumbed to death.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2003
There is something about the smell of a burnt barn that you will never forget, and something about that smell and the sight of smoldering hopes, dreams and horses that should never be forgotten.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2003
Lexington, Ky.-On Labor Day weekend, leading Lexington practitioners wanted to send a message to veterinary students tracking in equine medicine.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2003
Rena's owners weren't exactly sure what they had purchased. They thought that they had bought a mare and she seemed to show some weak cyclical estrous behavior.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2003
Pastures that were dry and thin last year are now lush and green, thanks to a generally wet spring this year.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2003
Most people have a strong opinion about snakes-and it is usually bad.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2003
By dvm360.com staff
Duluth, Ga.-Compounded omeprazole is not effective in treating equine gastric ulcers, according to a study conducted by the University of California, Davis.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2003
Fort Collins, Colo.-Vaccination did improve West Nile Virus survival rates last year in equines from Colorado and Nebraska, according to a Colorado State University study. However, not enough horses may have received the vaccination, the study notes.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2003
By dvm360.com staff
Fort Collins, Colo.-A new test to determine a horse's level of exposure to strangles is being hailed as "faster and simpler" than traditional methods.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2003
Austin, Texas-A proposed bill in Texas, in accord with federal law, would legalize the slaughter of horses and sale of horsemeat outside the United States.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2003
The weather is slowly getting warmer and that means that two of an equine veterinarian's busiest seasons are soon to be here - breeding and showing. Unfortunately these two activities do not go together well for some mares.