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Veterinary Viewpoints: Being mindful of pets on Fourth of July

Fireworks may be a lot of fun for people, but they can be terrifying for animals.
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Veterinary Viewpoints: What is the role of a Veterinarian?

Thu, Jan 06, 2022

What comes to mind when you hear the word “veterinarian?” For most, it’s the local practitioner who takes care of your livestock or family pets. No question, this is one of the most impactful aspects of our profession, but did you know that we play an essential role in other areas that have a huge impact on both human and animal health?

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Veterinary Viewpoints: Look out for your pets during holidays

Thu, Dec 02, 2021

The holidays are a great time to share some cheer. Sometimes, our four-legged friends feel left out and sometimes they are just curious. Either way, they may get into some mischief during the holiday season.

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Veterinary Viewpoints: How deep puncture wounds in horses’ feet can be found, treated

Mon, Nov 15, 2021

Sustaining deep puncture wounds to the foot causes lameness in horses. The opening of the puncture wound may or may not be evident during physical examination. The veterinarian examining the foot must try to determine if the horse is experiencing a common foot abscess or a puncture wound.

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Veterinary Viewpoints: When Should I Call the Veterinarian?

Thu, Nov 04, 2021

This article looks at the more common signs and establishes guidelines for when to call the veterinarian and whether the situation is an emergency. Partnering with your veterinarian and knowing when to act help ensure the best possible outcomes for your animals.

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Veterinary Viewpoints: Top 10 Things You Need to Know about Goat Pneumonia

Tue, Oct 19, 2021

Respiratory disease is a common problem with goats. I recently surveyed a large group of veterinarians with a special interest in goats and asked them what they most wanted goat producers to understand about pneumonia in goats.

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Now That’s a Headache: Facial trauma and fractures in horses

Tue, Oct 05, 2021

Many horses can cause trauma on themselves. Usually, those are wounds or cuts on the legs — but sometimes, they’re on the horse’s head.

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Veterinary Viewpoints: Disease Testing New Additions to a Herd

Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Adding new herd members represents a significant investment. Typically, producers spend a great deal of time evaluating pedigrees, genomics and phenotypic appearance. However, don’t overlook the health status of the individual animal.

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