Respiratory Medicine

Pet health insurance respiratory claims remain flat

Trupanion reports no increase in respiratory-related pet insurance claims.

Boehringer Ingelheim awards five veterinarians with equine research funds

Five researchers will each receive $15,000 to continue their investigations on respiratory conditions in horses.

Strangles: Identifying the chronic shedder

Clients are often quick to place blame on the new horse for introducing strangles to a herd, but veterinarians who provide appropriate client education can control the pandemonium before it begins.

Hay is for horses, but what if it leads to asthma?

Research has shown that reducing dust and mold exposure from hay may help combat inflammatory airway disease and improve performance in racehorses. We talk with researchers who are studying this problem.

Studies may pave the way for monthly heartworm/flea-tick/intestinal parasite chewable from Zoetis

Two multipart investigations evaluate efficacy, safety and optimal dosing of monthly oral moxidectin against Dirofilaria immitis.

The latest surgical options for brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome

Brachy breeds are as popular as ever with pet owners, and as a result, veterinarians continue to see patients with respiratory aberrations associated with BOAS. A board-certified surgeon offers the latest options to treat these conditions in dogs.