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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2004
Pending passage of a congressional bill to ban horse slaughter (H.R. 857), the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) is lending horse rescue and retirement facilities an official head start on caregiving.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
Schaumburg, Ill.-The American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act (H.R. 857) holds potential to harm more horses than it rescues, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2004
This is an appropriate time of the year to be thinking about leftovers.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2004
The extrinsic factors in mare reproduction are those that can be manipulated.
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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.