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A Long Road to Recovery: Tendon and Ligament Injuries

Learn how to increase your horse's odds of recovery following a strain, sprain or tear....

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Alternative vs Traditional Treatments

The pros and cons of using complementary therapies, with advice on how to do so safely, from traditional vets and alternative therapists....

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Equine Diarrhea

Diarrhea can be a symptom of several different ailments, from mild to life-threatening. So it is important to discover the cause and initiate treatment quickly....

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Laser Technology: Surgical Options in Equine Cases

Discover the therapeutic uses of lasers, and how this technology is leading to incredible breakthroughs in equine medicine. ...

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3D Printing Joints

Vets at the OVC will soon be able to use 3D printed models of joints to practice ultrasound-guided joint injections....

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Skin Tumours: Not Your Ordinary Bumps

Find out what to do when skin cancer strikes....

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New Cells, New Hope

Stem cell research has led to new cells giving new hope to horse owners as an effective tool to repair damaged tendons....

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C. difficile: A Fickle Foe

Toxic strains of this anaerobic bacterium can have severe consequences beyond gastrointestinal upset, in both horses and humans. Good hygiene is key to preventing infection, which can be difficult to treat....

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Matters of the Heart

Understanding heart health and heart disease and failure in horses....

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Bandaging Limbs with Wounds

Learn the correct way to bandage wounds on limbs, from first aid to aftercare. ...

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