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The story of a survivor: Q's will to live

Nov 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

Oct 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

Oct 21, 2013

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

Botulism in horses: Veterinarians should be cognizant in their diagnosis

Oct 1, 2013

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

The veterinary mystery of the California cluster

Oct 1, 2013

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

Rhodococcus equi infection: Treatment and immunity in foals

Sep 1, 2013

Part 2 of this series explores a foal's innate defenses against a common bacterial pneumonia and how veterinarians can enhance natural immunity.

The nose knows: Canine olfaction helps detect human ovarian cancer

Jul 24, 2013

Veterinary researchers at University of Pennsylvania Working Dogs Center hope to develop early screening test from dogs' ability.

Equine veterinarians make steps toward solving the laminitis mystery

Jul 1, 2013

An intensive area of study, laminitis still confounds veterinary researchers looking to advance our knowledge of disease origin, prevention and treatment. But some promising new research projects are looking to make great strides toward better understanding.

How veterinarians can address atrial fibrillation in horses

Jul 1, 2013

As long as they don't have more serious heart disease such as CHF, most horses under a veterinarians care do well with intervention through pharmacologic or electrical cardioversion.

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