Merck Animal Health

Five Dedicated Equine Veterinary Students To Be Awarded $5,000 By Merck Animal Health

The AAEP Foundation is pleased to announce the 2019 recipients of the $5,000 Merck Animal Health Scholarships administered by the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation. The recipients are: Kalie Beckers, Louisiana State University, class of 2021 Kimberly Hildreth, University of Pennsylvania, class of 2021 Corey Payne, Texas A&M University, class of 2021 Megan […]

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Merck Animal Health Equine Biosurveillance Program Delivers Unprecedented 10 Years of Data

Merck Animal Health announces 10 years of key findings from its ongoing Equine Respiratory Biosurveillance Program. Recognized as the largest equine infectious respiratory biosurveillance study ever compiled and comprising one of the largest collections of equine influenza isolates in the United States, the program has provided new information on the major infectious respiratory disease threats […]

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Debt And Stress Main Reasons Vets Don’t Recommend Profession To Others

Less than half of all veterinarians would recommend their chosen profession to a family member or friend, reports Merck Animal Health. In a controlled study of veterinarians designed to quantify the prevalence of stress and mental illness in the veterinary profession, Merck sought to compare the findings to both previous studies and to the general […]

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Bloodlines Presented By Merck Animal Health: Accelerate Shines For Lookin At Lucky

The 4-year-old chestnut Accelerate certainly outperformed expectations with his victory┬áin Saturday’s Grade 2 San Diego Handicap. Already a winner at the G2 level and now an earner of $607,480, Accelerate placed third in the G1 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile last year, but few thought he had a chance against champion Arrogate. The gray son of […]

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Bloodlines Presented By Merck Animal Health: Curlin’s Classic Touch

Curlin didn’t get to be Horse of the Year without delivering the goods. In the Preakness, the Jockey Club Gold Cup, Dubai World Cup, and the Breeders’ Cup Classic, the handsome chestnut son of Smart Strike took the laurels of victory, and for these and other outstanding performances, he was elected Horse of the Year […]

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Recent EHV-1 Outbreak Good Reminder For Managers To Keep Up Biosecurity

In light of the current EHV-1 outbreak at Fair Grounds Racetrack in Louisiana, Merck Animal Health released the following guidelines and infographic about infectious disease outbreaks and biosecurity for owners and managers With highly contagious diseases such as equine herpesvirus, influenza and strangles, vaccination alone will not prevent disease transmission. Owners can provide their horses […]

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Merck Announces Release Of Intranasal Flu Vaccine For Horses

Veterinarians now have access to a proprietary new intranasal applicator for administering the Flu Avert I.N. equine influenza vaccine. The applicator, which was introduced during the annual meeting of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, not only makes vaccination easier for the horse and veterinarian, but it also delivers enhanced mucosal coverage within the nasal […]

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Merck Animal Health Presents Foals Of 2016: Precious Moments

While breeding in the racehorse industry can be a highly commercial enterprise, there are moments that remind us all why we enjoy this job. It can be a foal looking at you with absolute trust or jumping so high that you laugh out loud! This week’s foals hope to remind us of the love we […]

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Merck Animal Health Presents Foals Of 2016: Nyquist, Cathryn Sophia

In a special edition of Foals of 2016, we are pleased to offer you a look back at Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist and Kentucky Oaks winner Cathryn Sophia when they were foals. Each became the first classic winner for their respective sires, Uncle Mo and Street Boss. This week’s foals hope to live up to […]

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Merck Animal Health Presents Foals Of 2016: Curious Nature

While scientists aren’t quite sure whether foals are born with their own personalities or whether they develop them after birth, one thing is certain: each foal’s personality is unique. Some are very curious, sticking their noses into our cameras as we watch them grow, while others hide shyly behind their mothers’ sides. This week’s foals […]

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