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Getting Inside the Gut

Experts at the Ontario Veterinary College are looking for better ways to diagnose gastrointestinal tract problems. ...

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The Respiratory Anguish of Heaves

Learn how to identify, treat and manage this respiratory disease, and gain hope for a healthy future for sufferers thanks to new research efforts. ...

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Snap, Crackle, Pop!!!

What do those joint noises mean?...

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A Vital Skill: Taking Vital Signs

Learn how to take a horse's vital signs and why it's so important to know what's normal in times of illness and injury....

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Managing a Horse with Heaves

Learn how to recognize and treat recurrent airway obstruction in horses, in order to improve quality of life and prevent permanent lung damage....

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Pasture Poisons

Learn how to spot plants in your pasture that may be poisonous to horses....

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Why Vaccinate?

Find out what vaccinations are necessary and which ones are optional for your circumstances....

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Care of the Older Horse

Older horses thrive when given a job to do - such as taking care of weanlings and yearlings....

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What Being a Vet’s Really Like

Colleen Dickie, DVM, talks about what it takes to become a veterinarian and what it's like to actually be one....

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Unravelling the Mysteries of Colic

Colic is the number-one medical cause of death in horses and it is almost entirely preventable through management practices and keen observation. Learn how to recognize the symptoms and fight back against this all-too-common problem. ...

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