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Do Vets Fat-Shame Pets?

“Comparison is the death of joy.” People have been shifting their concept of human beauty over the centuries, and with this, their view of an

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Life in the ICP

In the last segment, we introduced the Incident Command System (ICS). In this post, we will cover the day-to-day workings of the Incident Command Post

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Introduction to ICS

No one wants to experience a disaster.  But, disasters happen every day.  Most people plan ahead of time, to limit the impact the disaster has

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Virulent Newcastle Disease

The US is currently battling another foreign animal disease (FAD) outbreak.  Virulent Newcastle Disease (VND) made its way into southern California and continues to spread. 

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Why We Love Goats!

Are goats man’s second best friend? They certainly hold the qualifications. In addition to companionship, they have been providing resources to humans for thousands of

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Maggots Among Us, Part 2

In the previous post, we introduced the Old World (OWS) and New World (NWS) screwworms.  Both species have many common characteristics.  Here, we discuss lifecycles

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Maggots Among Us, Part 1

Maggots are gross.  No two ways about it.  Tiny little creatures with a voracious appetite consuming flesh.  But, did you know that there are different

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Who is C. chauvoei?

Weaning will be upon us sooner than expected.  Are your calves ready?  Are they protected from blackleg? All breeds of calves are susceptible to blackleg,

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Well Cholera Me Crazy

Well, cholera me crazy to be talking about cholera in 2018. Isn’t this what my great-grandfathers’ dad had to worry about when horses where transport

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I DO Give a Gram!

The Gram Stain differentiates gram-positive bacteria, which have one membrane, from gram-negative, which have two. We glean significant information from gram-typing, whether you are a

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Micronutrients, Part 3

Adult livestock tend to resist the effects of mineral deficiency better than young animals.  Increased demands from growth and decreased body reserves put young animals

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Micronutrients, Part 2

So far, we have covered reproduction and lactation.  Now we move on to growing and weaning stages. A common practice in many Midwestern states involves

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