May 17, 2018

 

 

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Veterinary E-News Magazine

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TOP NEWS

dvm360 product report: CBD chews, in-clinic culture system, smart rabies tag and more
By: dvm360.com staff

Here’s our regular rundown of new and notable veterinary products.
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Lincoln Memorial University CVM graduates first DVM class

By: Veterinary Practice News

About 30 percent of the 2018 class will work in the Appalachian region, where the university pledges to improve animal health care
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Migratory animals carry more parasites

By: University of Georgia

A team of researchers has discovered that animals known to migrate long distances are infected by a greater number of parasite species than animals that do not migrate.
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UF credentialed program hones veterinary students’ business acumen
By: Veterinary Practice News

The University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine is offering a program designed to help its students develop business-related skills from contract negotiations to debt management as practice owners.
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CANINE NEWS

Microchipping: Quick, inexpensive and important for your veterinary patients
By: Sarah J. Wooten, DVM

June is National Pet Preparedness Month, so prepare to talk about microchips and their role.
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Can we learn to avoid being bitten by dogs?
By: Maria Cohut

Numerous people in the United States and across the world are dog lovers, and no wonder – dogs can be loyal, loving friends, and a source of spontaneous joy. But dogs that are stressed, scared, injured, or ill can easily cause harm to unsuspecting humans. Is our behavior part of the problem?
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French bulldogs at risk of various health problems
By: BioMed Central

French bulldogs, predicted soon to become the most popular dog breed in the UK, are vulnerable to a number of health conditions, according to a new study.
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The purebred paradox
By: Patty Khuly, VMD, MBA

The veterinary profession’s twisted take on purebred pets. Where would you be without your purebred patients? It’s true! If we waved a wand and eliminated purebreds, the economics of our profession would be instantly turned upside down.
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FELINE NEWS

Lysine: A therapeutic zombie?

By: Brennen McKenzie, MA, MSc, VMD, cVMA

The life cycle of the ineffective treatment of L-lysine for the prevention and management of feline herpesvirus (FHV-1)
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FDA approves Kindred Biosciences’ Mirataz for managing feline weight loss
By: Veterinary Practice News

Kindred Biosciences Inc. has received approval from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration for Mirataz (mirtazapine transdermal ointment) for the management of weight loss in cats.
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EQUINE NEWS

New ‘toggle technique’ helps horses breathe
By: dvm360.com staff

What makes all the difference in this surgical procedure to treat recurrent laryngeal neuropathy? Two holes in the cartilage and a stainless-steel button.
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Battle of the Biologics for Equine Injuries
By: Kentucky Equine Research Staff

Evidence supports the use of both platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and bone marrow concentrate (BMC) therapies, though which product performs superiorly remains up in the air.
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The Science Behind Equine Boots and Bandages
By: Christa Leste-Lasserre, MA 

Boots and wraps protect the horse’s limbs. But have you ever asked yourself why or how these dressings protect a horse’s leg-or if they even do?
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How to Approach Weight Loss in Horses

By: Kentucky Equine Research Staff

“Studies from all over the world indicate that far too many horses are overweight, putting them at risk for obesity-related health issues such as equine metabolic syndrome and laminitis,” noted Kathleen Crandell, Ph.D., a nutritionist for Kentucky Equine Research.
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MISC. NEWS

How do you eat an elephant like veterinary student debt?
By: Matthew Salois, PhD

Answer: One bite at a time, of course, says AVMA”s new chief economist Dr. Matthew Salois-but be sure to share the task with colleagues from other disciplines.
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How to Choose Flea and Tick Preventatives
By: Diagnostic Imaging Systems

There are many different types of flea and/or tick preventatives on the market today. We understand that it can be difficult to keep up with all of the brands, application methods, and pros/cons of them all.
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Dame Daphne Sheldrick D.B.E 1934-2018 – 4/13/2018

Diagnostic Imaging Systems would like to offer our condolences at the passing of Dame Daphne Sheldrick.

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