Ed Kane, PhD

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.

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New study to examine effect of therapy dogs during pediatric ER visits

Research funded by the Human Animal Bond Research Institute and Pet Partners will evaluate the impact of therapy dog visits on anxiety in children receiving emergency care. 

Study links bone loss to proximal sesamoid fractures in racehorses

Results of this retrospective study of California racehorses may mean that one day this type of fracture can be prevented.

Churchill Downs unveils triage center at Louisville track

When an injury or illness occurs during training, racing, or within the barn area, the new Churchill Downs Equine Medical Triage Center is designed for immediate 24/7 treatment.

Trainers, veterinarians indicted for giving racehorses performance-enhancing drugs

Charges have been filed against 27 individuals in the $100 billion global horse racing industry.