Disease Du Jour

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Everywhere you turn today, someone is asking you about equine herpesvirus. From the neurologic outbreak in Europe to multiple stand-alone and multi-horse occurrences of neurologic, respiratory or abortogenic disease in North America, equine herpesvirus is a hot topic. In this episode, we chat with Gisela Hussey, DVM, MS, PhD, about research updates on the disease. Read episode transcript. Please take our Disease Du Jour survey.Disease Du Jour is brought to you in 2020 by Merck Animal Health. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The equine veterinary industry is worried about two large problems when it comes to new veterinarians joining the industry: 1) getting new vets who have sufficient skills to begin in practice, and 2) keeping equine veterinarians to stay in practice within the first five years of graduation.In this episode, we discuss the skills that practices are looking for in new graduates and how those graduates can learn those skills.[Read the episode transcript here]Please take our Disease Du Jour survey.Disease Du Jour is brought to you in 2020 by Merck Animal Health. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
One alarming statistic is that veterinarians are 2.7 times more likely to consider and potentially act on suicidal thoughts than someone in the general population. In this episode, Dr. Earl Gaughan of Merck Animal Health discusses the findings of the most recent Merck Animal Health/AVMA Veterinarian Well-Being Study. Read the episode transcript. Learn more about the Remount Foundation. Please take our Disease Du Jour survey.Disease Du Jour is brought to you in 2020 by Merck Animal Health. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
We celebrate our 50th episode with nutritionist Clair Thunes, PhD, talking to equine veterinarians about nutrition basics. In this episode, Thunes will give veterinarians a refresher on equine nutrition as it pertains to situations they face on a day-to-day basis.Read the episode transcript here. Please take our Disease Du Jour survey.Disease Du Jour is brought to you in 2020 by Merck Animal Health. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In this bonus episode, we chat with Dr. Kevin Corley about the EquiTrace Microchip App. You can watch the corresponding webinar at EquiManagement.com. Read the episode transcript here. Please take our Disease Du Jour survey.Disease Du Jour is brought to you in 2020 by Merck Animal Health. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In this episode, Dr. Steve Adair walks through forelimb rehab options for bone, tendon/ligament, joint issues, muscle injuries and post-surgical cases.Please take our Disease Du Jour survey.Disease Du Jour is brought to you in 2020 by Merck Animal Health. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In this episode we talk to Dr. Craig Lesser, a veterinarian and AFA Certified Farrier, about hoof wall and coronary band Injuries in horses.Please take our Disease Du Jour survey.Disease Du Jour is brought to you in 2020 by Merck Animal Health. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In this episode, Dr. Karen Wolfsdorf covers reproduction basics as a refresher for those with new repro patients or who might be new graduates in equine practice. And those who do work with mares regularly might even get a few tips from this experienced colleague.Please take our Disease Du Jour survey.Disease Du Jour is brought to you in 2020 by Merck Animal Health. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The 2020 AAEP Virtual Convention is in the bag, but those who registered for the convention can still watch presentations and table topics on-demand until June 30, 2021. So what did you miss that you should see? In this episode, the Merck Animal Health technical services veterinarian team brings you highlights and recommendations from presentations they attended at the 2020 convention.Please take our Disease Du Jour survey.Disease Du Jour is brought to you in 2020 by Merck Animal Health. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
This episode features information on the peripartum mare and foal, what to look for and what to do.Please take our Disease Du Jour survey.Disease Du Jour is brought to you in 2020 by Merck Animal Health. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
One of the most popular and informative gatherings at the annual AAEP Convention each year is the Infectious Disease Committee meeting. With the Convention being presented virtually this year, we wanted to chat with Drs. Katie Flynn, chairman of the AAEP Infectious Disease Committee, and committee member Dr. Barbara Jones about the report. Please take our Disease Du Jour survey. Disease Du Jour is brought to you in 2020 by Merck Animal Health. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In this special 2020 AAEP Virtual Convention preview episode, the Merck technical services veterinarian team shares the sessions, topics and presenters they're most excited about! Check out their recommendations here. Disease Du Jour is brought to you in 2020 by Merck Animal Health. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In this episode of Disease Du Jour, Dr. Stephanie Valberg updates veterinarians about equine muscle disorders. Topics of conversation include diagnosing muscle disease in horses, diagnostic tools, recent research, diet and exercise recommendations, and more. Disease Du Jour is brought to you in 2020 by Merck Animal Health See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Can horses become addicted to opioids? What precautions should veterinarians recommend to horse owners abut using Bute? Is acupuncture actually effective? Earl Gaughan, DVM, DACVS, covers these questions and more in this episode of Disease Du Jour. Disease Du Jour is brought to you in 2020 by Merck Animal Health. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Foundation for the Horse is the charitable arm of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP). It focuses support in three areas: education for equine veterinarians, students, and grad students; supporting research projects and seminars; and providing benevolence (aiding working equids, at-risk horses and horses in transition, and disaster relief). In this episode, Dr. Rick Mitchell talks about the Foundation, what it does, and how you can help.AAEP: AAEP.orgFoundation for the Horse: foundationforthehorse.orgDisease Du Jour is brought to you in 2020 by Merck Animal Health. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Episode 39 of the Disease Du Jour podcast focuses on Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) and has a bonus webinar from Dr. Maureen Long. Watch the webinar here. Disease Du Jour is brought to you in 2020 by Merck Animal Health. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Early in the pandemic, EquiManagement teamed with Amy Grice, DVM, MBA, owner of Veterinary Business Consulting, to survey veterinarians to see how they were faring in the face of COVID-19. As a follow-up, we again teamed with Grice to survey veterinarians as we move into the fall of 2020. In this episode, we speak with Grice about the key takeaways from that survey. Disease Du Jour is brought to you in 2020 by Merck Animal Health.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Do you know the difference between probiotics and prebiotics? Have you used fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT)? Have you heard of dysbiosis (also called dysbacteriosis), a term for a microbial imbalance or maladaptation on or inside the body, such as an impaired microbiota?In this episode of Disease Du Jour, Dr. Marcio Costa discusses the equine microbiome.Disease Du Jour is brought to you in 2020 by Merck Animal Health.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Don't miss the presentation that accompanies this episode! Check out "West Nile Virus—A Continuing Threat to Horses" presented by Dr. Maureen Long. Disease Du Jour is brought to you in 2020 by Merck Animal Health. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Dr. Wendy Vaala talks about equine influenza.In this podcast episode we will cover:Why is it so hard to keep horses from getting equine influenza?Vaccination is a horse's best protection, especially for horses that travelHow can we get owners to vaccinate more?What is "flu season" and when should we vaccinate in order to offer the best protection?Glycoproteins of the influenza virus membrane, hemagglutinin (HA) and neuraminidase (NA), are importantWhat have we learned from the Biosurveillance Survey?Better to test than guess!How can vets know when they need to re-vaccinate in flu-prone areas or in the face of influenza in their regions?Disease Du Jour is brought to you in 2020 by Merck Animal Health. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In Episode 34, Dr. Chrissie Schneider gives some tips and opinions about how to talk to horse owners about vaccination schedules and how to reclaim vaccinations from the do-it-yourselfers.Disease Du Jour is brought to you in 2020 by Merck Animal Health. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In this episode of Disease Du Jour, we discuss tick-borne diseases in horses with Dr. Tom Divers, focusing primarily on Lyme disease and anaplasmosis. Disease Du Jour is brought to you in 2020 by Merck Animal Health. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In this episode, we talk to Dr. Alan Dorton about microchips for horses that read body temperature through a smartphone app.Disease Du Jour is brought to you in 2020 by Merck Animal Health. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In this episode of Disease Du Jour, we discuss equine wounds from a veterinarian's perspective with Earl Gaughan, DVM, DACVS, a technical services veterinarian with Merck Animal Health. Disease Du Jour is brought to you in 2020 by Merck Animal Health. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In this episode of Disease Du Jour, we discuss the Unwanted Horse Veterinary Relief Campaign (UHVRC) with Dr. Duane Chappell. He has spent his career bettering the health of horses through his work in the field, in the classroom and in research projects.The UHVRC was established in 2008. It is a non-profit joint effort between Merck Animal Health and the AAEP. Through the program, qualifying equine rescue and retirement facilities can receive complimentary equine vaccines for horses in their care, protecting the horses’ health and making them more adoptable.Disease Du Jour is brought to you in 2020 by Merck Animal Health. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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Podcast Details

Created by
Disease DuJour
Podcast Status
Active
Started
Mar 29th, 2019
Latest Episode
Apr 8th, 2021
Release Period
2 per month
Episodes
58
Avg. Episode Length
31 minutes
Explicit
No
Order
Episodic
Language
English

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