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Equine ophthalmology for kids

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 03, 2017

Derrick the Jumping Horse Has Eye Surgery is a children’s book with its hooves planted in reality and a desire to encourage readers to discover their true purpose.

Veterinarian charged with plot to drug horses before races

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 07, 2017

Kyle James Hebert allegedly schemed to influence race outcomes by doping horses with “frog juice.”

Save California’s injured racehorses

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 02, 2017

Veterinarians are helping a California nonprofit put retired racehorses out to pasture—or back to work in new “leisure” careers.

Arizona animal massage therapists win lawsuit against veterinary board

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 09, 2017

Licensure is no longer a requirement to practice animal massage in the state.

Mind Over Miller: The longest running college prank in history?

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 02, 2017

In his latest book, Dr. Miller tells how pre-TV days inspired home-grown entertainment in the form of practical jokes.

Equine medicine

Making time for equine

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 24, 2017

When it comes to equine scheduling in a mixed animal practice, be the hero your equine specialists need.

An 80-year-old illustration of why I love my job

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 03, 2017

The significance of a smile is not lost on Dr. Bo Brock.

Surgery STAT: How to perform alcohol-facilitated ankylosis of the lower hock joints in horses

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 29, 2017

This technique can be an effective way to alleviate the pain of osteoarthritis and resolve lameness in your equine patients.

Veterinarian charged with plot to drug horses before races

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 07, 2017

Kyle James Hebert allegedly schemed to influence race outcomes by doping horses with “frog juice.”

Save California’s injured racehorses

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 02, 2017

Veterinarians are helping a California nonprofit put retired racehorses out to pasture—or back to work in new “leisure” careers.

Equine financial management

5 things that can go wrong in a veterinary practice sale

VETERINARY ECONOMICS

In years of evaluating no-value, low-value veterinary hospitals and practice sales that have fallen through, I've seen my share of these problems. Don't make them yours.

Repayment realities: Why do some DVMs take longer to pay off student debt?

DVM360 MAGAZINE

Demographic factors correlate with shorter—and longer—veterinary loan payback periods.

Land of confusion: The sad state of state practice laws for equine practice

DVM360 MAGAZINE

Horses: They’re not big dogs or skinny cows. So state veterinary practice acts need to set separate regulations to guide who can offer medical care for equines—and how.

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.