FDA: Horses Will No Longer Bear The Brunt Of Opioid Shortage

The United States Food and Drug Administration (USDA) is working with Pfizer Inc. to mitigate the shortage of injectable opioids used to control pain in animals. The organization is working to allow a limited amount of opioids labeled for human use to be available to veterinarians. Veterinarians use opioids made for humans in horses, which […]

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Conservative treatment for wobblers

A recent study on cervical vertebral malformation (CVM, commonly known as wobbler syndrome), indicates that in some cases thoroughbreds diagnosed and treated using a conservative treatment method early in the course of the disease can recover to have a successful racing career. In an article for The Horse, Nancy Loving, DVM discusses the symptoms, causes, […]

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