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Beasts of emotional burden

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 11, 2017

The founders of Horses for Heroes’ Cowboy Up! program think a four-letter problem like PTSD calls for a four-legged solution. Here’s how they’re helping veterans transition from wounded warriors to successful civilians.

9 apps for on-the-go equine practitioners

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 02, 2017

Ambulatory practitioners have so much cool tech at their fingertips now, it’s a shame not to use it. Here’s what we use in our veterinary practice.

ASPCA pet insurance provider announces new plan for companion horses

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 20, 2017

Crum & Forster sells inaugural policy for rescued miniature horse Kachina.

UC Davis veterinary technician creates equine CT table

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 06, 2017

No crane needed here; this team looked instead to an innovative carbon fiber design.

UC Davis identifies genetic risk factor for squamous cell carcinoma in horses

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 30, 2017

Test can help veterinarians monitor at-risk patients, assist owners with breeding decisions.

Equine medicine

Get defensive when working with equine veterinary patients

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 11, 2017

Dr. Robert Miller says when it comes to working with horses, every offensive move you commit from a horse's point of view needs a preplanned defense on your part.

dvm360 product report: Mare estrus suppresser, instrument sterilizer, new antibiotic, rehab harness

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 08, 2017

Here’s our weekly rundown of new and notable veterinary products.

Hanging out with a hero

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 30, 2017

As a teenager, Dr. Bo Brock heard tell of a giant in the equine lameness field. Decades later, he got to work with him for a week.

dvm360 product report: New shampoo, treadmill and tube dressings

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 16, 2017

Here's our weekly rundown of new and notable veterinary products.

Surgery STAT: Facial deformity due to equine sinus disease

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 14, 2017

Although horse owners may fear the worst (and sometimes they’re right), many conditions are highly treatable—and veterinarians can often manage the process right on the farm.

Equine financial management

Billing at night is laughably annoying

DVM360 MAGAZINE

After traveling all day from farm to field to stable to clinic, what equine veterinarian wants to spend hours billing clients? Here’s one possible solution.

9 apps for on-the-go equine practitioners

DVM360 MAGAZINE

Ambulatory practitioners have so much cool tech at their fingertips now, it’s a shame not to use it. Here’s what we use in our veterinary practice.

ASPCA pet insurance provider announces new plan for companion horses

DVM360 MAGAZINE

Crum & Forster sells inaugural policy for rescued miniature horse Kachina.

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.