Ed Kane, PhD, is a researcher and consultant in animal nutrition. He is an author and editor on nutrition, physiology and veterinary medicine with a background in horses, pets and livestock. Kane is based in Seattle.
Veterinary researchers have found a promising alternative for long-term suppression of estrus—and aberrant behavior—in mares.
Rigorous evaluation techniques and diagnostics are key for veterinarians to identify lameness early and for successful treatment.
Prevention and veterinary treatment strategies were highlighted at the recent International Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot.
A veterinary look at why this new breed of equine supplement is potentially dangerous to horses.
Thanks to the persistence and care of his veterinarian, one young foal battled EPE and won.
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Trainer Mike Ritland cultivates a unique combination of olfactory skill and hunt drive in special forces canines.
Veterinary researchers try to understand a spike in sudden deaths, possibly cardiac-related, among thoroughbreds.
Knowing what to look for and being diligent in gathering the patient's history will help veterinarians diagnose this often overlooked condition.
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