Keeping Up from the AAEP Convention: Hay Soaking

by Nancy S. Loving DVM

One common strategy to manage weight control in obese horses and those with a propensity to become obese is to soak the hay before feeding. This is reported to help leach away fructans and water-soluble carbohydrates. One study... Read More

Keeping Up from the AAEP Convention: Acetominophen for Analgesia

by Nancy S. Loving DVM

Editor's note: Each year, the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Convention brings forward cutting-edge scientific topics. This venue provides excellent continuing education for... Read More

NAHMS Survey Report on the Equine Industry Summary

by Nancy S. Loving DVM

Do you ever wonder what the distribution of horse breeds, age, and use is currently in the USA as well as the likelihood of owners providing preventive health procedures? The latest (2015) National... Read More

Veterinary Jobs in Industry

by Nancy S. Loving DVM

Equine practitioners who are looking for alternatives to private or group practice might find their answers in the business world. Read More

Can You Afford (Not to Do) Welfare and Charity Work

by Nancy S. Loving DVM

Colleagues discuss the pros and cons of equid welfare work. Read More

Preparing Your Practice for 2017

by Nancy S. Loving DVM

Does your business need to expand or contract―or are you situated ‘just right’ in your plan? Read More

Equine Events and Infectious Disease

by Nancy S. Loving DVM

A “perfect storm” of events can occur to cause a catastrophic disease outbreak that starts at an equine event, and often the local vets are the first called to action. Are you ready to... Read More

Storing Vaccines in Cold Weather

by Nancy S. Loving DVM

As winter is upon us, veterinarians are out and about performing routine preventive work, including immunization boosters. Maintaining vaccines at an appropriate temperature during transport, storage... Read More

Flunixin Status

by Nancy S. Loving DVM

If you've been looking for generic flunixin meglumine to stock in your truck and clinic, you might have run into a backorder issue on generic products ranging from injectable to paste... Read More

What About Buscopan?

by Nancy S. Loving DVM

Editor's note: Because vets often give flunixin meglumine in conjunction with Buscopan, there were questions circulating about the use of Buscopan alone. We queried manufacturer Boehringer... Read More

Making the Most of Continuing Education Opportunities

by Nancy S. Loving DVM

Keeping up with educational requirements, as well as the latest research and technology, is important for veterinarians. Read More

Veterinary Jobs at Universities

by Nancy S. Loving DVM

This is the first in a series of articles about the potential job outlook in the veterinary industry. Read More

Sharing CE with Clients

by Nancy S. Loving DVM

For equine veterinarians it’s not enough to simply learn; you must communicate what you learn to your clients. Read More

Using AAEP’s Touch

by Nancy S. Loving DVM

The American Association of Equine Practitioners does an excellent job of supporting its membership, constantly trying to improve continuing education programs, offering newsletters and... Read More

Communicating with Younger Clients

by Nancy S. Loving DVM

Different methods of providing information are needed with younger clients. Read More

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Vision & Mission Statements for Equine Practices
Crafting mission and vision statements for your equine veterinary practice will help you, your employees and your clients understand the core values of your business. Read More
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Veterinarians need to consider safety and utility in their outdoor exam areas. Read More
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