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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

EPM Round Table

by Kimberly S. Brown

In 2015, industry experts thought it was time to take a new look at an “old” disease and discuss what progress has been made, and what still needs to be done. Read More

Prescription Management

by Robert P. Magnus, DVM, MBA

You can provide better medical treatment for your clients and improve your business with prescription management options. Read More

Develop These Five Marketing Skills

by Katie Navarra

Marketing: the activities that are involved in making people aware of a company’s products, making sure that the products are available to be bought, etc. (Merriam-Webster.com) Read More

Bricks and Sticks: Veterinary Hospital Construction

by Tony L. Cochrane, AIA

When building a clinic, make sure you understand the difference between traditional construction and prefab. Read More

Research on Resveratrol Administration in Performance Horses with Lameness Localized to the Distal Tarsal Joints

by Kimberly S. Brown

Injection of triamcinolone in the centrodistal and tarsometatarsal joints of both hind limbs followed by oral supplementation with resveratrol for 4 months resulted in reduced lameness, compared with triamcinolone injection and placebo supplementation. 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

Wellness Programs for Ourselves

by Colleen Best, DVM, PhD

Learning how to live a better life starts with self-care and learning to handle stress. 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

Research Your Marketplace

by Katie Navarra

Researching your current and potential clients—and using national research findings—can help you determine business directions and goals. Read More

Employee Reviews

by Mike Pownall, DVM, MBA

Do you have an effective performance review system? If not, here are tips from the front lines about how to do them right. Read More

Open Access Article Available: The Challenges of Using Horses for Practical Teaching Purposes in Veterinary Programmes

by Kimberly S. Brown

An open access article from the magazine Animals is available. The article is titled "The "Challenges of Using Horses for Practical Teaching Purposes in Veterinary Programmes" and was published by... Read More

Humoral response of Borrelia burgdorferi outer surface protein A (OspA) vaccination in equids

by Kimberly S. Brown

  The objective of this study was to assess the safety and humoral response of outer surface protein A (OspA) Borrelia burgdorferi vaccine in equids via the transdermal or... Read More

News List

EDCC Reports New EHV-1 Case at Fair Grounds Racetrack
On January 13, 2017, a new case of EHV-1 in Barn 45 at the Fair Grounds racetrack was moved to isolation... Read More
EDCC Reports Additional Strangles Premises in Florida
On January 14, one premise in Alachua County, Florida, was placed under quarantine for clinical signs consistent with strangles. The clinical horse was purchased from another farm also currently under strangles quarantine... Read More
EDCC Report on EHV-1 Fair Grounds, Louisiana, Outbreak Update
On Tuesday, January 10, 2017, two suspect horses that had previously tested negative for EHV-1 on both nasal and blood samples retested positive for EHV1 non-neuropathogenic strain at the Louisiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Lab... Read More
EDCC Reports Strangles in Union County, Florida
On January 13, one premise in Union County, Florida was placed under quarantine for strangles after PCR results returned positive for three of the 13 horses on the property. All three horses had recently performed at a roping event in Trenton, Florida... Read More

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Preparing Your Practice for 2017
Does your business need to expand or contract―or are you situated ‘just right’ in your plan? Read More
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You can provide better medical treatment for your clients and improve your business with prescription management options. Read More
Develop These Five Marketing Skills
Marketing: the activities that are involved in making people aware of a company’s products, making sure that the products are available to be bought, etc. (Merriam-Webster.com) Read More
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When building a clinic, make sure you understand the difference between traditional construction and prefab. Read More

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Veterinarians Get a Leg Up in the War Against Equine Dermatitis
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Madigan Foal Squeeze Procedure for Neonatal Maladjustment Syndrome
Veterinary researchers at the University of California, Davis, are teaming up with their colleagues in human medicine to investigate a troubling disorder in newborn horses and are exploring possible... Read More
FDA Issues Warning Letters for Unapproved Omeprazole Drugs Marketed for Use in Horses
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued nine warning letters to companies arketing unapproved animal drugs containing omeprazole. These products have not been reviewed by the FDA for safety... Read More