Dr. Léguillette and Dr. Viel discuss the do’s and don’ts of managing equine asthma. They explain why mucopurulent discharges from the nose rarely call for a course of antibiotics, and why the use of antihistamines alone will not likely control clinical signs of asthma. They review the role of bronchodilators in managing equine asthma as well as the use and preferred mode of administration of corticosteroids. They also provide an overview of Aservo™ EquiHaler™, an intranasal inhaler containing...
Dr. Léguillette and Dr. Viel discuss the chronic nature of equine asthma and the critical role that environmental factors like pollen, road dust and environmental dust play as asthma triggers. They stress the importance of environmental correction to minimize exposure to allergens and review regional differences in environmental issues faced by horses with this condition. They also provide practical tips to manage environmental conditions that contribute to equine asthma.
Dr. Léguillette and Dr. Viel discuss the high prevalence of equine asthma – formerly known as inflammatory airway disease or recurrent airway obstruction – and which horses may be affected by this condition, as well as why it may be underdiagnosed. They also emphasize the negative impact that tracheal mucus can have on the performance of race horses, and review the role of bronchoalveolar lavage in the diagnosis of equine asthma.
Watch the second part of Dr. Jennifer Jobin’s interview with Dr. Caitlin Daly about the recent presentation she gave at the 2021 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention entitled Finding success and satisfaction in solo practice. She shares her tips on how to develop one’s business sense, connect with other entrepreneurs, and collaborate with veterinary colleagues for additional support to provide the best service possible to clients.
Watch this short video, as Dr. Jennifer Jobin interviews Dr. Gustavo Zanotto about the recent presentation he gave at the 2021 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention entitled Current joint therapy in equine health: Changes in the last 10 years. He discusses the most significant differences in equine joint therapy noted between 2009 and 2019 and looks into other topics he addressed in his study.
Watch this short video, as Dr. Jennifer Jobin interviews Dr. Caitlin Daly about the recent presentation she gave at the 2021 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention entitled Finding success and satisfaction in solo practice. She discusses how to create the type of practice you want from the start and to set boundaries surrounding schedules, payments, and personal priorities.
A talk with Dr. Pezzanite about equine synovial sepsis rate after intrasynovial injection based on setting
Watch this short video, as Dr. Jennifer Jobin hosts this enlightening conversation with Dr. Lynn M. Pezzanite about the recent presentation she gave at the 2021 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention entitled Comparison of equine synovial sepsis rate following intrasynovial injection in ambulatory versus hospital settings. During this discussion, they look into some previous studies related to this subject in addition to reviewing Dr. Pezzanite’s recent findings.
CommuniVET™’s Jennifer Jobin recently caught up with Dr. Leah Limone, DVM, Dipl. AVDC/eq, owner of Northeast Equine Veterinary Dental Services to talk about her presentations at the 2021 AAEP Conference’s How-to Sessions: Advancing Dentistry for Field Uses. Dr. Limone gave two talks: “How to perform a thorough oral examination”, and “How to obtain diagnostic dental radiographs”. They discussed some questions stemming from the talks. What do you consider to be the essential tools for a general...
Watch this short video, as Dr. Jennifer Jobin interviews Dr. Mathieu Spriet about two recent presentations given at the 2021 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention entitled Comparison of Bone Scintigraphy and Standing 18F-NaF Positron Emission Tomography for Imaging of the Fetlock in Thoroughbred Racehorses and Longitudinal Monitoring of Fetlock Injuries in Thoroughbred Racehorses Using Standing 18F-NaF PET. Using an example, they look into how sodium chloride PET scans work...