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Stomping out equine herpesvirus

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 25, 2018

Animal Health Trust is ready to stop horsing around with equine herpesvirus and begin development of a vaccine to protect against abortigenic and neurological equine herpesvirus.

New 'toggle technique' helps horses breathe

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 07, 2018

What makes all the difference in this surgical procedure to treat recurrent laryngeal neuropathy? Two holes in the cartilage and a stainless-steel button.

A shared passion for horse feet

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 04, 2018

The relationship between farrier and veterinarian doesn’t have to be one of begrudging acceptance. Rather, it can blossom into respect and learning.

What it takes to feel safe

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 01, 2018

Equine veterinary professionals learn a lot of safety protocols. But one real danger rarely gets addressed in practice—and that needs to change, these experts say.

Thoroughbreds back at California training facility after wildfire evacuation

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 20, 2018

Hundreds of horses were scheduled to return in mid-April to the newly rebuilt San Luis Rey Training Center after a December wildfire near San Diego.

Equine medicine

Stomping out equine herpesvirus

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 25, 2018

Animal Health Trust is ready to stop horsing around with equine herpesvirus and begin development of a vaccine to protect against abortigenic and neurological equine herpesvirus.

Equine colic: Still serious, but successful outcomes more likely

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 25, 2018

The team at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute gets to diagnosis and treatment quickly—and they say it makes all the difference.

New 'toggle technique' helps horses breathe

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 07, 2018

What makes all the difference in this surgical procedure to treat recurrent laryngeal neuropathy? Two holes in the cartilage and a stainless-steel button.

A shared passion for horse feet

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 04, 2018

The relationship between farrier and veterinarian doesn’t have to be one of begrudging acceptance. Rather, it can blossom into respect and learning.

Penny for your thoughts?

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 03, 2018

Well, a LOT of pennies for your thoughts. As in, we’ll pay you for the brilliant problem-solving ideas you’ve come up with within the veterinary world.

Equine financial management

Penny for your thoughts?

DVM360 MAGAZINE

Well, a LOT of pennies for your thoughts. As in, we’ll pay you for the brilliant problem-solving ideas you’ve come up with within the veterinary world.

We’ll give you $50, you give us your wisdom

Whether it’s a tip for studying, saving money or just plain ol’ destressing, we want to hear and share them with fellow students like you!

Mixed practice: Will it save equine practice or kill it?

DVM360 MAGAZINE

Many equine veterinarians have added small animal services to subsidize revenue. Here’s a careful look at the long-term effects of that decision.

Equine proceedings papers from CVC

Equine self-mutilation syndrome: Behavior or medical? (Proceedings)

CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS

By Jeannine Berger, DVM, DACVB, DACAW, CAWA

In this presentation an overview of pathological self-injurious behavior (ESMS) is being discussed.

Infection control 101 (Proceedings)

CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS

By Brandy Burgess, DVM, MSc, PhD, DACVIM, DACVPM

Veterinarians must take appropriate precautions to mitigate the risk of infectious disease in patients and hospital personnel.

Protecting the patients of tomorrow: Hospital-based infection control (Proceedings)

CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS

By Brandy Burgess, DVM, MSc, PhD, DACVIM, DACVPM

Veterinary hospitals, by their very nature, create a high risk environment for the transmission of infections agents – bringing together animals from many different farms with varying levels of compromise. Outbreaks of healthcare-associated infections commonly occur in veterinary hospitals with 82% of American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited veterinary teaching hospitals (VTHs) reporting such events within the previous 5 years [1].

Diagnostic testing: What do those results really mean? (Proceedings)

CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS

By Brandy Burgess, DVM, MSc, PhD, DACVIM, DACVPM

Diagnostic testing is an integral part of the practice of veterinary medicine – but are all test results equal?

Epidemiology for the practicing veterinarian (Proceedings)

CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS

By Brandy Burgess, DVM, MSc, PhD, DACVIM, DACVPM

In the era of evidence-based medicine – or the “…conscientious, explicit, and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients” [1] – it is critical that practitioners have a strong epidemiological foundation upon which clinical experience and best available external evidence can be integrated.