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Ed Kane, PhD


Ed Kane, PhD, is a researcher and consultant in animal nutrition. He is an author and editor on nutrition, physiology and veterinary medicine with a background in horses, pets and livestock. Kane is based in Seattle.

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Using oxytocin to prolong diestrus
April 1, 2014

Veterinary researchers have found a promising alternative for long-term suppression of estrus—and aberrant behavior—in mares.

Veterinarians must be aggressive to detect distal limb lameness in sport horses
April 1, 2014

Rigorous evaluation techniques and diagnostics are key for veterinarians to identify lameness early and for successful treatment.

The latest on laminitis: What veterinarians have learned and what lies ahead
March 1, 2014

Prevention and veterinary treatment strategies were highlighted at the recent International Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot.

Veterinary myth-busting: Blood boosters in performance horses
January 1, 2014

A veterinary look at why this new breed of equine supplement is potentially dangerous to horses.

The story of a survivor: Q's will to live
November 1, 2013

Thanks to the persistence and care of his veterinarian, one young foal battled EPE and won.

EPE: A growing veterinary concern in foals
October 29, 2013

Though its clinical signs can be vague, equine proliferative enteropathy should always be considered in foals with hypoproteinemia.

Elite military dogs find bombs, take down bad guys
October 21, 2013

Trainer Mike Ritland cultivates a unique combination of olfactory skill and hunt drive in special forces canines.

The veterinary mystery of the California cluster
October 1, 2013

Veterinary researchers try to understand a spike in sudden deaths, possibly cardiac-related, among thoroughbreds.

Botulism in horses: Veterinarians should be cognizant in their diagnosis
October 1, 2013

Knowing what to look for and being diligent in gathering the patient's history will help veterinarians diagnose this often overlooked condition.

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