Equine news

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 12, 2001
By dvm360.com staff
The Academy of Veterinary Dentistry (AVD), providing fellowship status to qualifying small animal veterinarians for 13 years, has drafted a plan to extend such status to its equine colleagues.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2001

This has been a difficult year for horses and weather.

First we had spring forest fires in the west that lead to emergency evacuations and disruption of pastureland for horses in that area.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2001
NEWPORT, TENN.- Dr. John Chambers knows when to back away from an angry cat. He learned after losing a fingertip.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 04, 2001
By dvm360.com staff
Atlanta - Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Tommy Irvin would like to "move up in line" to receive the USDA-approved vaccine for West Nile Virus, following confirmation of the virus in a horse in the state.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 04, 2001
By dvm360.com staff
Raleigh, N.C. - A new non-invasive test, developed by researchers at the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, can detect pulmonary problems in horses.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 20, 2001
By dvm360.com staff
Carbondale, Ill. - The plant-based sugar, mannose, can cure and prevent endometritis, a uterine infection causing mare infertility, a scientist reports.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 20, 2001
By dvm360.com staff
The striped skunk is being monitored closely by researchers who believe the animal serves as an intermediate host for Sarcocystis neurona, a parasite that causes equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) in horses.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 15, 2001
By dvm360.com staff
Eau Claire, Wis.- Following news that 18 horses in northwestern Wisconsin recently died from a suspected Eastern equine encephalomyelitis (EEE) outbreak, Dr. Robert Ehlenfeldt, Wisconsin's assistant state veterinarian, blames insufficient vaccination.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2001
By dvm360.com staff
Fort Collins, Colo.-The first-ever foals produced from eggs harvested from a mare, frozen and then thawed, were born in mid-July at Colorado State University's Animal Reproduction and Biotechnology Laboratory.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2001
ROCKVILLE, MD.- The National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) Equine '98 study deviates from prior scientific reports of Salmonella and the U.S. horse population,
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2001
By dvm360.com staff
East Lansing, Mich.-At least six of every 10 horses in the state of Michigan have been exposed to Sarcocystis neurona, the parasite responsible for Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM), according to study results from researchers at Michigan State University.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2001
By dvm360.com staff
Rockville, Md.-The National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) Equine '98 study deviates from prior scientific reports of Salmonella and the U.S. horse population, namely because of the horses it sampled, reports the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2001
By dvm360.com staff
Shawnee Mission, Kan.- Bayer announces it has received approval from the Center of Veterinary Medicine of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Marquis (15 percent w/w ponazuril) Antiprotozoal Oral Paste for the treatment of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM). Marquis offers equine veterinarians and their clients the first FDA-approved treatment for EPM, combining safety, efficacy and convenience, the company says.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2001
By dvm360.com staff
Lexington, Ky.-Lori Roberts is named director of education for the American Association of Equine Practitioners.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2001
By dvm360.com staff
Atlanta-Forty-one horses are under quarantine in northern Georgia following exposure to equine infectious anemia, reports Tommy Irvin, Georgia Agriculture Commissioner.