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CIRDC Update… Is Respiratory Disease Still Rampant?

As I mentioned in this post, a little less than a year ago I began the volunteer position of Vet Resource Coordinator for Arizona Border Collie Rescue. It has been truly enjoyable to “dabble” in veterinary medicine again, and it prompted me to acquire my Arizona veterinary license. In the interest of maintaining my licenses, […]

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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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