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PRN Pharmacal acquires VPL; Bimeda and Ceva announce agreement on equine

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 02, 2016

Acquiring companies seek to expand veterinary reach by increasing product portfolios.

Virginia Tech's equine center installs high-definition CT machine

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 09, 2016

Pegaso scanner reported to be first of its kind on the East Coast.

Equine show location gallops to new home

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 08, 2016

The American Royal, begun as the National Hereford Show in 1899, will hop state lines for a bigger, better facility for its horse and livestock shows, rodeos and agriculture education center.

Missouri veterinary team tackles the case of the foal with no mother

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 25, 2016

Reproduction expert uses hormones and technique to convince retired mare to act as mother to foal rejected by biological dam.

Internet: Can goats be the new dogs, please??

VETTED - Oct 13, 2016

New research out of the UK highlights goats' cognitive abilities and the internet collectively freaks out at the thought of goats becoming man's brand new bestie.

Equine medicine

PRN Pharmacal acquires VPL; Bimeda and Ceva announce agreement on equine

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 02, 2016

Acquiring companies seek to expand veterinary reach by increasing product portfolios.

Don't deck the stalls with these holiday hazards

Pet Poison Helpline - Nov 16, 2016

Bad holiday décor choices by equine owners can truly become a matter of life or death. (It's nothing to horse around with.)

Virginia Tech's equine center installs high-definition CT machine

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 09, 2016

Pegaso scanner reported to be first of its kind on the East Coast.

Cribbing in horses: A surgical approach to treatment

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 25, 2016

Cutting-edge advice for this behavioral vice in your veterinary equine patients.

Interactive feature: Top 5 trees poisonous to large animals

Pet Poison Helpline - Oct 14, 2016

Do you know the clinical signs of these tree-related toxicoses and how to help affected patients?

Equine financial management

Battling after-hours fatigue? Consider an equine call group

DVM360 MAGAZINE

Once upon a time, equine practitioners were willing to do their after-hours work solo. A new generation of fantastic doctors wants to do things a different way.

Equine veterinary associates: Getting out from under the boss's shadow

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How practice managers and owners can make sure their newest doctor is a success.

A national look at nonveterinary ownership

VETERINARY ECONOMICS

This interactive map collects information on laws governing nonveterinarians owning or partly owning veterinary practices as relatively traditional corporations. Remember that laws are always changing, some attorneys have new ways to allow nonveterinary ownership, and your success will be based on the appropriate practice agreement you craft with your own lawyer. Now dive in!

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.