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Keeping Up from the 2016 AAEP Convention: Effect of Dose and Diet on Omeprazole
A topic from the 2016 AAEP Convention focused on the effects of diet and dose on the duration and potency of acid suppression from administration of omeprazole used for treatment and prevention of gastric ulcer syndrome... Read More
Keeping Up from the AAEP Convention: Hay Soaking
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
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
EquiManagement Magazine March/April 2017 Edition
EquiManagement magazine is designed to provide business solutions to equine veterinary practitioners, vet techs and assistants, and those who work in an equine veterinary practices. This information... Read More
AAEVT Anesthesia One Day Event
The AAEVT will host a one-day Anesthesia CE course hosted by Animal Imaging Clinic in Irving, Texas, on April 8. The program will feature Lori Bidwell, DVM, DACVAA. The program will... Read More
Dr. Rick Mitchell Named AAEP Foundation Chair
Rick Mitchell, DVM, DACVSMR, co-founder in 1989 of Fairfield Equine Associates in Newtown, Conn., has been appointed chair of the AAEP Foundation.   As part-owner of Fairfield Equine, a sport... Read More
​AVMA Launches Programs to Boost Veterinary Wellness and Well-Being
In an effort to protect the health and welfare of its members, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has launched two new mental wellness initiatives. Joined by their insurance... Read More
Zinpro Corporation Surpasses Significant Research Milestone
Company records 200th peer-reviewed research publication across multiple species Read More
AVMA Third Annual Economic Summit
On October 21, 2015, the third AVMA Economic Summit drew more than 200 veterinarians, academicians and economists to Chicago for the one-day meeting. Led by Michael Dicks, PhD, the team of doctoral... Read More
CareCredit and Henry Schein Financial Services Complete Multi-Year Agreement
Patient financing service offers integrated solutions with Henry Schein’s practice management software for dentists and veterinarians Read More
Merial, Henry Schein and MAI Host Annual EGUS Wet Lab
Merial, Henry Schein and MAI Animal Health partnered to host the second annual Equine Gastric Health Symposium and Wet Lab prior to the 62nd AAEP Annual Convention.   “This event is... Read More
FDA Ban on Powdered Medical Gloves Applies to Veterinary Use
On December 19, 2016, the Center for Devices and Radiological Health at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a final rule banning all powdered surgeon's gloves, powdered... Read More
USDA Confirms New World Screwworm in Florida Dog
The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) was notified by The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) of the confirmed presence of New World screwworm in a stray dog that was found in Homestead... Read More
Henry Schein Helps Raise $10,000 for AAEP Foundation
Henry Schein, Inc.demonstrated its commitment to supporting the education of the next generation of veterinary practitioners by spearheading a fundraising effort that raised $10,000... Read More
Flunixin Status
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

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Keeping Up from the 2016 AAEP Convention: Effect of Dose and Diet on Omeprazole
A topic from the 2016 AAEP Convention focused on the effects of diet and dose on the duration and potency of acid suppression from administration of omeprazole used for treatment and prevention of gastric ulcer syndrome... Read More
Multiple Reports of Strangles and EHV-4 in Nevada
The Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) began receiving accounts of horses exposed to equine herpesvirus type-4 (EHV-4) and Streptococcus equi... Read More
Equine Herpes Virus Confirmed in Texas Horse
The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) confirmed equine herpes myeloencephalopathy (EHM), the neurologic disease linked to equine herpesvirus type 1, in a Denton County barrel racing horse on... Read More
USEF Agrees to Grant Farmer/Glefke Rehearing Request
The United States Equestrian Federation Hearing Committee has granted a request for a rehearing in the case against Kelley Farmer and Larry Glefke for the presence of GABA in the horse... 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
The Perfect Outdoor Exam Area
Veterinarians need to consider safety and utility in their outdoor exam areas. Read More
Veterinary Jobs in Industry
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Veterinarians Get a Leg Up in the War Against Equine Dermatitis
EPD is not a specific diagnosis. It is a syndrome. A term--scratches, dew poisoning, greasy heel, mud fever, foot rot, cracked heels--to describe cutaneous lesions caused... Read More
EQUIOXX (firocoxib) Tablets Receive FDA Approval
For almost 10 years, EQUIOXX (firocoxib) has been the only coxib non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) approved for use in horses. Now, this once-daily treatment to control joint pain and... Read More
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