Peter Timoney, MVB, MS, PhD, FRCVS

Peter J. Timoney, MVB, MS, PhD, FRCVS, is a professor and Frederick Van Lennep Chair in Equine Veterinary Science at the University of Kentucky's Gluck Equine Research Center, in Lexington. He received a MVB degree in veterinary medicine from National University of Ireland (UCD), MS in virology from the University of Illinois, PhD from the University of Dublin, and Fellowship from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, London. He has worked at the Veterinary Research Laboratory in Dublin, Ireland; Cornell University; and the Irish Equine Centre, and has specialized in infectious diseases of the horse since 1972.

Articles by: Peter Timoney, MVB, MS, PhD, FRCVS

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In The News: Coronavirus

Is equine coronavirus the same or similar to the disease currently making headlines for initially infecting people in China and other countries?

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Equine Diseases: Increasing International Risks

The risk of global dissemination of equine diseases has increased with the growth in international trade and competition. Specific diseases have been introduced or re-introduced into countries through the importation of equids/semen. Such incursions can have a very significant economic impact on the industries involved.

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Equine Viral Arteritis in 2006

Last year was marked by the re-emergence of equine viral arteritis (EVA) on a widespread scale in the United States, with evidence of infection confirmed in 10 states. The occurrence was significant in that it represented the first major incursion

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Help! My Horse Ate Chicken Feed: What Should I Do?

Chickens, Ducks, and Horses

Do chickens and ducks pose a health risk to horses, humans, sheep, goats, and my dogs? Are there any vaccinations I should be pursuing for my animals in light of the chickens and ducks? Is Salmonella a risk?

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Lyme Disease From Contaminated Feed?

Is it possible for a horse to get Lyme disease from eating a tick with his pasture grass, or from eating an infected tick or other source of the bacteria in his hay or feed?

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Shared Diseases

The term zoonosis (plural zoonoses) means a disease that can be transmitted from animals to humans. The name is derived from the Greek zoi or zoe, meaning life, plus nosos, meaning disease. An equine zoonosis is a disease that humans can”he term zoonosis (plural zoonoses) means a disease that can be transmitted from animals to humans. The name

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