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Program speeds up founder diagnosis in horses

founder23-year-old Arabian Stallion with PPID, EMS and chronic laminitis with (L-R) equine medicine specialist, Dr Allison Stewart; equine surgery specialist, Dr Albert Sole-Guitart; and master farrier, Craig Jones.

An educational program is helping horse owners and vets recognise and treat two hormonal conditions that are the most common causes of founder. University of Queensland researcher Dr Allison Stewart said the program could help reduce the impact of founder, or equine […]

Vets asked to contribute to WSAVA wellness initiative

veterinary wellnessDr Nienke Endenburg

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association is urging companion animal veterinarians globally to complete a multi-lingual online questionnaire from its newly formed Professional Wellness Group (PWG). Data from the survey will help the PWG to establish a benchmark for veterinary wellness in different regions of the world and […]

Recycling initiative helps horses sleep easy

horse bedding

  Horses are sleeping easy at the University of Queensland VETS Equine Specialist Hospital thanks to a sustainability initiative. The Agribedding project transforms used cardboard boxes—from UQ’s Gatton campus and beyond—into bedding material for horses and foals. “From an environmental perspective […]

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