Veterinarians Call on BLM to Abandon Surgical Sterilization Experiments on Wild Horses
Nearly 80 veterinarians from across the United States delivered a letter to Interior Secretary David Bernhardt today condemning the Bureau of Land Management’s proposed surgical sterilization experiments on wild horses from the Warm Springs Herd Management Area in Oregon.
Veterinarians Help Horses Impacted by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas
The Animal Wellness Foundation, as part of its disaster response efforts, is providing hay to surviving horses on the island of Grand Bahama in the aftermath of the devastating impact of Hurricane Dorian in August. AWF was a member of a coalition of humane organizations that facilitated the rescue of 72 homeless dogs from Nassau following the storm.
Cornell Veterinarians Help Horse, Rider Return to Ring
Wrangler, an 11-year-old quarter horse gelding, began to exhibit signs of pain and unusual behavior. His owner took him to the veterinarian and found out he was suffering from “kissing spine.” Read how Cornell veterinarians fixed his spine and led him and owner to ride and compete again.
Zoetis Establishes Livestock Immunotherapies Research Lab at Colorado State University
Zoetis hopes to gain a greater understanding of the livestock immune system and to generate new candidates for further research and development. The initial focus of the Incubator Research Lab will be biotherapeutics for cattle, which could yield broader implications for pigs and poultry.
UC Davis PET Research to Improve Racehorse Safety and Welfare
A significant advance in veterinary research is coming to the racetrack in the form of a standing equine PET scanner. The machine will soon be available at Santa Anita Park, marking a major milestone in the battle against racetrack injuries.
UC Davis Veterinarians Team with Physician to Remove Tumor in Horse
UC Davis veterinarians made history with the first-ever image-guided tumor removal in a horse. A delicate surgery was performed to remove the massive sinus osteoma.
Improved Equine Flu Vaccine Shows Promise
Researchers from the University of Rochester have developed a new, live equine influenza vaccine that shows promise to be safe and more protective than existing vaccines. Dr. Luis Martinez-Sobrido, lead researcher, and associate professor of microbiology and immunology at the University of Rochester Medical Center, and lead study author, Laura Rodriguez, describe the new vaccine …