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  • Embryo Transfer in Cattle Can Be Profitable Open link in new window
    1/4/2023
    Embryo transfer in cattle is a great tool to allow a producer to get multiple calves per year out of only one cow, but to be cost-effective, it must be successful and end up with a live calf.  
  • Levetiracetam (Keppra, Keppra XR, Kepcet, Kerron, Kevtan, Levitaccord, Levitam) Open link in new window
    1/4/2023
    As advances are made in seizure control in humans, medications eventually spill down into veterinary use; levetiracetam is a good example.
  • Heart Murmurs in Dogs and Cats Open link in new window
    1/1/2023
    A heart murmur is one of several types of abnormal sounds your veterinarian can hear when listening to your pet's heart with a stethoscope. The murmur itself is not treated; the underlying cause of the murmur may or may not be treated.
  • Idiopathic Cystitis in Cats Open link in new window
    12/26/2022
    Formerly known as FUS or FLUTD, feline idiopathic cystitis simply means bladder inflammation of unknown cause. It is a set of symptoms that cannot be classified as a disease.
  • Thyroid Supplementation for Horses Open link in new window
    12/21/2022
    Although horses do not routinely develop hypothyroidism, many horses are given thyroid supplements.
  • Hardware Disease in Beef Cattle Open link in new window
    12/20/2022
    Hardware disease is a common term used for bovine traumatic reticuloperitonitis, a condition resulting when a cow ingests a metallic object like a screw, nail, or wire.
  • Laminitis in Donkeys Open link in new window
    12/15/2022
    Laminitis involves inflammation of the structures in the hoof wall that hold the bone in place, and inflammation of the laminae is extremely painful. Laminitis is a severe foot disease in horses and can also affect donkeys.
  • Heartworm Preventive Comparison Chart for Dogs and Cats Open link in new window
    12/8/2022
    Confused about heartworm protection? This chart compares the popular heartworm preventives to assist you in determining which is right for your situation.
  • Buprenorphine (Buprenex) Open link in new window
    12/6/2022
    Buprenorphine is considered approximately 30 times stronger than morphine because morphine is more active at the mu receptor, so morphine is a much a stronger pain reliever. Buprenorphine is best used for mild to moderate pain.
  • Potential Vaccine for Anaplasmosis in Cattle Open link in new window
    12/6/2022
    Researchers at Kansas State University and the Department of Agriculture published a study that they say was the first in addressing the urgent need to develop a vaccine against the tick-borne disease anaplasmosis. 

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