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Henry Schein helps raise $10,000 to support equine veterinary education

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 12, 2017

Veterinary industry distributor joins Zoetis and Neogen to match contributions from attendees at 62nd annual AAEP convention.

Equine Image Quiz: A large, ulcerated abdominal lesion

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 29, 2016

The itchy, growing wound also contains small, gritty masses. What is the most likely diagnosis?

Gallop out of the Iron Age

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Dec 14, 2016

Running shoes for horses? Giddy up.

New equine PET scan program at UC Davis proving successful

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 07, 2016

School one of the first to offer equine PET scans since machine's arrival in August.

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.

Equine medicine

Transabdominal ultrasonography: Assessing ascarid burden in foals

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 03, 2017

Heavy infection with these parasites may be life-threatening—just 60 percent of hospitalized cases survive. This new tool can help practitioners know which young horses are most at risk.

Gallop out of the Iron Age

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Dec 14, 2016

Running shoes for horses? Giddy up.

New equine PET scan program at UC Davis proving successful

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 07, 2016

School one of the first to offer equine PET scans since machine's arrival in August.

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.)

Equine financial management

Get an "A" on our equine prepurchase exams

DVM360 MAGAZINE

The basics of practice protocols to ensure your equine veterinary practice's prepurchase exams are above board, legally wise and profitable.

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

DVM360 MAGAZINE

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

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.