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A strong veterinarian-farrier relationship is just plain horse sense

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 07, 2017

Collaborative partnerships between equine veterinarians and farriers support healthier hooves and horses.

John the champion roping horse recovers from botulism with help from UC Davis

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 14, 2017

After spending 26 days at the university for treatment, and many more months of recovery, the horse is back to his champion roping ways.

Two studies focus on gastric ulcer treatments in horses

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 20, 2017

One veterinary investigation warns against compounded omeprazole; the other shows a positive effect for a polysaccharide blend.

UC Davis researcher provides the latest on equine coronavirus

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 18, 2017

Once thought to occur only in foals, these viral infections in adults have been increasingly reported.

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.

Equine medicine

A strong veterinarian-farrier relationship is just plain horse sense

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 07, 2017

Collaborative partnerships between equine veterinarians and farriers support healthier hooves and horses.

Understanding the mind of the horse

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 04, 2017

What makes horses do what they do? Dr. Robert Miller breaks down this ambitious topic into 10 main points. And, interestingly, all are related to the first—the equine flight instinct.

dvm360 product report: Ultrasound, drug packaging, new software and analyzer features

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 04, 2017

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

Mind Over Miller: From dog catching to vet school

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 27, 2017

Persistence led Dr. Miller not only to his dream, but also to a lifelong friend and mentor.

John the champion roping horse recovers from botulism with help from UC Davis

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 14, 2017

After spending 26 days at the university for treatment, and many more months of recovery, the horse is back to his champion roping ways.

Equine financial management

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

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

Should you give up solo equine practice?

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That's a personal question: Can you make a plan and manage the headaches that come with more personnel and higher costs?

Think small: Companion-animal lessons for equine veterinarians

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Open your mind! Equine practitioners can learn a lot about clients and business from small animal veterinarians.

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.