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Man Sentenced in Illegal Horse Racing Case

The manager of an illegal Oklahoma horse racing operation near Thackerville will pay more than $37,000 in fines and penalties after being sentenced today in Love County District Court.

Attorney General Drew Edmondson said Jesus Romero,

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Wisconsin Vet School Techs Gain Anesthesia Certification

Three certified veterinary technicians at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine recently attained specialty certification in anesthesia.

In addition to an examination, Mary Graber (Marshall, Wis.), Kristen Hunyady

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Wedgewood Pharmacy Now Exchanging Expired Medications

Wedgewood Pharmacy recently introduced the Refresh Exchange Program, which allows veterinarians to return expired custom-compounded medications for exchange at no cost. The program is a first in the compounding pharmacy profession.

Through

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Focus on Lameness




See what veterinarians and owners learned during the AAEP’s late summer meeting on lameness.



Want to know what veterinarians talk about when they get together? This year it was

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Tilt Tables Help Horses Recover from Anesthetic

To use a tilt table, a horse recovering from anesthesia is restrained to the top of the table–which is generally hydraulic–in lateral recumbency (down and on his side). The table is slowly tilted upright as the horse returns to consciousness

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Veterinary Students Learn About Equine Practice

A total of 527 third-year veterinary students from 34 schools across the country attended the Opportunities in Equine Practice Seminar (OEPS) 2007 over Labor Day weekend. The seminar offered all-expenses-paid trips to Lexington, Ky., to learn

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Equine Dentists Challenge Texas Law

A showdown is looming in Texas between a group of equine dentists and the Texas State Board of Veterinary Examiners over who should be allowed to work on a horse’s teeth. The State Board fired the first shot in the exchange earlier this year by

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Preparing a Veterinary Practice for a Hurricane

Careful planning can help a veterinary practice, its patients, and the area equestrian community to ride through and recover from a hurricane. Dana N. Zimmel, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, Dipl. ABVP, clinical assistant professor in the University of

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Brazos River Threatens More Texas Flooding

Residents of Weatherford, Texas, who had gone back home after one evacuation kept watch Sunday on the Brazos River, which was rising again as flood gates were opened at overloaded upstream reservoirs.


The Brazos was expected to swell bac

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Septicemia: Early Detection Is Important

A recently published study could help veterinarians predict the causative agents of a deadly bloodstream infection (septicemia) common in newborn foals by characterizing clinical signs associated with different types of bacteria.

“Infection

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45 Horses Removed from Maryland Farm Looking for Homes

Many of the horses removed from a farm in Sharpsburg, Md., in December 2006 are still looking for homes after an open house and “meet and greet” event held June 2.


After potential adopters met a number of the rescued horses located at

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