Kenneth Marcella, DVM
DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 01, 2009
Equine piroplasmosis is an infectious disease of international importance.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 01, 2009
In the first of these articles we looked at the wide array of different treatment modalities and therapies available for use in horses suffering from varying types of tendon and ligament injuries, and forms of joint disease. Multiple treatment options are available, from stem cells to platelet-rich plasma to shock-wave therapy to Tildren.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 01, 2009
Researchers knew that the equine genome project eventually would lead to monumental discoveries and new methods of diagnosis and treatment of significant benefit to the horse.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 01, 2009
There are many treatment options available to equine practitioners dealing with injuries to tendons and ligaments and an equally large number of drugs, techniques and modalities that can be used to help manage joint problems in the athletic horse.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 01, 2009
You want to believe. You really do. And there are many well-known horsemen, doctors, physicists and PhD's telling you that you should.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 01, 2008
A look at veterinary-school architectural plans sheds light on how the profession is changing.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 01, 2008
If, according to an old English proverb, the eyes are the windows to the soul, then for horses and humans the nails and hooves may well be the windows to inner health or medical problems.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 01, 2008
The digestive system of the horse is of crucial importance to the equine practitioner. Health and optimum function of this system are necessary for almost every aspect of a horse's life. Complaints of diarrhea, weight loss, poor weight gain, lack of performance and colic, among others, often accompany equine digestive disease.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 01, 2008
Veterinarians often are called upon to help their clients sort out all of the commercial choices available when equine products are being purchased. Equine nutritional products (primarily feeds), vitamin, mineral and other performance supplements and joint-protection products tend to be the three areas where client confusion abounds and veterinary clarification is sought.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 01, 2008
When the equestrian events of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games are held Aug. 9-20, the world will see if China has met the numerous challenges facing the successful staging of those events. Concern was raised, even from the beginning of China's Olympic bid, in three main areas:
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 01, 2008
In the Dr. Seuss classic Go Dogs Go, we learn a very important lesson that remains with us throughout our lives: Red means stop.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 01, 2008
Equine practitioners need not go far these days before being reminded that they and their clients are facing difficult economic times. Rising gas prices, feed prices, seed and fertilizer costs, reduced travel to horse shows and generally lower consumer spending suggest a tough business year for many veterinarians.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 01, 2007
There is an old Italian proverb that says, "Your plate is always full of what you don't want."
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 01, 2007
It is early morning on the average American horse show grounds. The mist is just beginning to clear and the horses, trainers, riders and associated show personnel are only now beginning to rise. But some grooms and horses have been at it for a while already. They are in the warm-up ring or on a nearby field, and they have been lunging around since first light.