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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.

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.

Equine medicine

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.

Mind Over Miller: The stethoscope: Not just a doc prop

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 01, 2017

A stethoscope at the ready is a sign of progress in veterinary medicine, Dr. Miller says—it reflects an ability to differentiate normal from abnormal.

No hoof, no horse: Ending the scourge of laminitis

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 01, 2017

With a little less than three years to go, will equine researchers meet the ambitious goal of Vision 2020—to conquer laminitis?

Injectable drugs recalled due to potential microbial contamination

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 27, 2017

SCA Pharmaceuticals is voluntarily recalling products, mainly analgesics, that were distributed to both veterinary and human hospitals.

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.

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?

DVM360 MAGAZINE

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.