January 2021

Jan 15th, 2021

Diagnosing Equine Gastric Ulcers

WHAT ARE THE COMMON CLINICAL SIGNS AND HOW CAN GASTRIC ULCERS BE DIAGNOSED IN HORSES? By Alfredo Sanchez-Londoño, MV, MS Equine gastric ulcer syndrome, also known as EGUS, is a fairly common disease that can affect up to 90 percent of racehorses in active training and 60 percent of show horses. Gastric ulcers are a […]

October 2017

Oct 26th, 2017

Keeping Pets Safe from Scary Halloween Trick-or-Treat Mishaps

Dr. Kendon W. Kuo Assistant Clinical Professor Department of Clinical Sciences Emergency and Critical Care Service, Bailey Small Animal Teaching Hospital Hide the Treats Halloween candy can be toxic to pets. Keep chocolate away from dogs and cats! Dark or baking chocolate is especially dangerous. Some candies may contain the artificial sweetner xylitol which can […]

Oct 10th, 2017

Developing Novel Vaccines to Protect Poultry Against Infectious Bronchitis

Editor’s Note: The infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) of the Arkansas type is widespread and common in the U.S. poultry industry. It’s impact to the consumer is large as it causes the chicken to have a reduced feed conversion rate, lower weight gain, and it results in more rejects (condemnations) at slaughter. Auburn College of Veterinary […]

Oct 4th, 2017

Veterinary Professional Fraternity Raises Funds for CVM Cancer Program

The Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine’s chapter of the Omega Tau Sigma professional fraternity recently contributed more than $2,932 raised through its benevolent fundraising efforts to a cancer research program at the college. The group, comprised of some 50 Auburn veterinary students, raised the money through its “Paws for a Cause” 5K run/walk held […]

September 2017

Sep 19th, 2017

Beat the Heat

Photo of dog in pool

Summer has arrived and the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine wants you to know about the effects of summer heat on pets. As the temperature increases, be aware that hyperthermia (overheated temperature) affects your pets and know what the symptoms look like. Understanding and recognizing the symptoms allows you to help ensure your pet is healthy […]

Sep 19th, 2017

From the Vet Truck

Clostridial diseases are caused by a bacteria called Clostridium and are commonly referred to as “blackleg”. These bacteria can live up to several years in soil, water, or decomposing plant and animal material. There are eight different types of clostridium that can be deadly to cattle. To cause disease, the clostridium bacteria need an opportunity […]