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ASPCA pet insurance provider announces new plan for companion horses

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 20, 2017

Crum & Forster sells inaugural policy for rescued miniature horse Kachina.

UC Davis veterinary technician creates equine CT table

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 06, 2017

No crane needed here; this team looked instead to an innovative carbon fiber design.

UC Davis identifies genetic risk factor for squamous cell carcinoma in horses

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 30, 2017

Test can help veterinarians monitor at-risk patients, assist owners with breeding decisions.

Identifying a better equine ID method

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 26, 2017

Veterinarians and equine experts sound off on ideas for a better way to protect American horses from theft and disease outbreaks. (Hint: It's microchips.)

Dystocia in the mare: Manipulating a better outcome

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 08, 2017

When a foal’s improper placement is interfering with delivery, the veterinarian’s success hinges on accurate determination of the cause and swift, appropriate intervention.

Equine medicine

Rounding up roundworms: Smart parasitology control for foals and young horses

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 17, 2017

Equine veterinarians can educate horse owners and farm managers about the risk of using a ‘same-old, same-old’ approach to deworming—and offer a custom approach for each farm.

UC Davis veterinary technician creates equine CT table

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 06, 2017

No crane needed here; this team looked instead to an innovative carbon fiber design.

dvm360 product report: New equine drug, mouse morphology book

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 06, 2017

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

UC Davis identifies genetic risk factor for squamous cell carcinoma in horses

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 30, 2017

Test can help veterinarians monitor at-risk patients, assist owners with breeding decisions.

A closeup look at equine skin diseases

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 23, 2017

From ringworm to allergies to skin cancer, a veterinary dermatologist walks you through some updates on the most common conditions you might face in your equine veterinary patients.

Equine financial management

ASPCA pet insurance provider announces new plan for companion horses

DVM360 MAGAZINE

Crum & Forster sells inaugural policy for rescued miniature horse Kachina.

Stock vs. asset practice sale: Who cares?

VETERINARY ECONOMICS

Turns out, maybe everybody—eager veterinary associate and practice owner veteran alike. It's just not usually a big fight, says veterinary practice management guru Dr. Karen Felsted.

Are your veterinary practice’s financials AAHA-compliant?

DVM360 MAGAZINE

Now you can check with the AAHA/VMG Chart of Accounts, recently made available to the veterinary profession as a free resource.

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.