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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
What About Buscopan?
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
AAEP Provides Article to Help Veterinarians Educate Clients on EHV-1 Management
Do you need reliable information for clients to explain an EHV-1 outbreak? Dr. Tom Lenz created this AAEP.org article for you to share with clients to provide a basic understanding of disease... Read More
Sanofi and Boehringer Ingelheim Confirm Closing of Business Swap on January 1, 2017
This merger creates the second-largest animal health business in the world. Read More
Dr. Nat White Receives 2016 President’s Award for Contributions to Equine Health
Nathaniel A. White II, DVM, MS, DACVS, whose tireless efforts saw his concept of the Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) become reality in 2016, received the President’s Award during the... Read More
Dr. William Moyer Receives AAEP Distinguished Service Award
The American Association of Equine Practitioners recognized William "Bill" Moyer, DVM, an AAEP past president and pillar in the equine community, as the recipient of the Distinguished... Read More
Virginia Sport Horse Practitioner Installed as 2016 AAEP President
R. Reynolds Cowles, Jr., DVM, founder and past president of Blue Ridge Equine Clinic in Earlysville, Va., was installed as president of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) during... Read More
AAEP Foundation Awards Iowa State University Student $75,000 Coyote Rock Ranch Veterinary Scholarship
Alaina Kringen, a fourth-year veterinary student at Iowa State University, will be awarded the $75,000 Coyote Rock Ranch Veterinary Scholarship by the American Association of Equine... Read More
Renowned Equine Ophthalmologist Named AAEP’s Distinguished Educator
Dennis Brooks, DVM, PhD, DACVO, a practitioner known for his outstanding contributions to equine ophthalmology, received the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ 2016 Distinguished... Read More
Dr. Glenn Blodgett Named AAEP Distinguished Life Member
The American Association of Equine Practitioners presented Glenn Blodgett, DVM, with the 2016 Distinguished Life Member award for his leadership and exemplary service to the association during his 39... Read More
AAEP Lavin Cup Awarded to Michael Blowen
Michael Blowen, an advocate of Thoroughbred racehorse aftercare and founder of Old Friends Thoroughbred retirement center in Georgetown, Ky., received the American Association of Equine... Read More
Five Equine Veterinary Students Receive Merck Animal Health/AAEP Foundation Scholarships
Five veterinary students committed to careers in equine medicine are the recipients of $5,000 scholarships through the Merck Animal Health/American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP)... Read More

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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
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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