Articles posted January 20, 2012

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EHV-1: What We Know and What We Learned (AAEP 2011)

The multistate equine herpesvirus outbreak in May 2011 illustrated the importance of infectious disease control in the equine community. At the 2011 American Association of Equine Practitioners convention, held Nov. 18-22 in San Antonio, Texas, Jerry Black, DVM, summarized the outbreak in a group table topic discussion that he moderated with Josie Traub-D...

Sporting Activity After Colic Surgery in Horses (AAEP 2011)

The decision on whether to take a horse to colic surgery is one that's generally based on both prognosis and financial considerations. Thus, an equine surgeon must be able to counsel horse owners on the expected surgical outcome and required convalescence following hospital discharge so a timely decision can be made. At the 2011 American Association o...

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