equine laminitis

The new innovators

innovators in the veterinary fieldProfessor Martin Sillence and his team from QUT are trialling a new medication to treat laminitis in ponies.

Meet the visionary Australians in the veterinary field whose breakthrough innovations have made a positive impact this year. By Kerryn Ramsey Innovator: Dr Nick BeijerinkInnovation: Open-heart surgery for dogs One of the most common cardio-respiratory diseases in canines, mitral valve […]

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 […]

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