Who’s Going To Buy Our Equine Practices?

With increasing frequency, small animal veterinary practice owners are being offered the golden (corporate) ticket to exit their careers gracefully, financially secure and with the knowledge that the hospitals they worked so hard to build will live on beyond their retirement. The major national players have been joined by more and more smaller, regional and sometimes family-owned entities, carving out …

dvm360 Product Report: Equine Education Tools, High-Protein Diet, App Journaling And More

Research shows that more than 60% of performance horses, 30% of pleasure horses, and between 25% and 51% percent of foals suffer from gastric ulcers. To help veterinarians provide a “gut check” for horse owners focusing on the risk of equine stomach ulcers and how to treat and prevent them, Boehringer Ingelheim is providing downloadable educational-event toolkits at gastrogard.com/vetresources. The kits …

Two Former Competitors Find a New Purpose

Best friends Dusty and Woody were in need of a little extra horse-pitality. At 16 and 18 years old, the former Western event competitors suffered from lameness issues. When their owner sold his farm last year and was no longer able to take care of the pair, he called the ASPCA Regional Support Center, a pilot program located, at the …