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CIRDC or Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease Complex… Is there A New Bug?

Media outlets of all types have been abuzz lately with growing public concern over the wave of respiratory disease seen in our canine companions. Is this a new disease or an uptick in canine infectious respiratory disease complex, or CIRDC? As a retired veterinarian, but one who is involved in shelter and rescue medicine, I […]

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Planning to Visit the Southwest? Do You Know About Valley Fever?

I grew up in Indiana and attended Purdue University for my veterinary degree. We learned about diseases that affected animals all across the country, including fungal diseases. Histoplasmosis was more of a concern in the Midwest than Valley Fever. In fact, a staff member at my first job was tested for histoplasmosis when she gave

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A Healthy Healed Splint Bone Fracture…Time to Start Rehab!

Over the past four weeks, I have been writing a series about the equine slaughter/auction pipeline. Each post has taken hours or even days to write. I have spoken to countless people and read innumerable articles. It has been a labor-intensive and emotionally draining series. I will be writing more, and I have many ideas

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An Eye-Opening Encounter About Veterinary Involvement in Horse Slaughter

It is hard to be passionate about something about which you are not aware. “Out of sight, out of mind” is a very true adage, and we are all susceptible to that scenario. All of us, including me. Therefore, it was with complete naiveté that I started down a rabbit hole a week ago… I

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The Perils of a Puncture Wound… A Day at CSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Once again, I am going to preempt what I had scheduled in order to tell you about what I didn’t have scheduled. I have alluded this past few weeks to the fact that Kadeen sustained a puncture wound to his leg while we were on the road. Sadly, it required a daylong experience at the

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