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The Daily Vet by petMD

The Daily Vet is a blog featuring veterinarians from all walks of life. Every week they will tackle entertaining, interesting, and sometimes difficult topics in the world of animal medicine – all in the hopes that their unique insights and personal experiences will help you to understand your pets.

  • When Horses Choke

    Choke in horses is a fairly common problem. However, it’s probably not what you think. While choking in humans conjures...
  • Tiny Stones, Big Problems

    In the back of my vet truck, I keep a souvenir in a plastic capped test tube. In this tube are several gold metallic spheres...
  • Large Animal Oncology, Part 2

    Last week we started a discussion about cancer in large animals. This week, let’s look specifically at equine oncology. Of...
  • Large Animal Oncology, Part 1

    There are some wonderful bloggers here on petmd.com that frequently discuss cancer in small animals. Indeed, it seems that...
  • Shearing Day on the Farm

    Once a year, usually in early Spring, the alpacas around here seem a bit … naked. That’s because once a year,...
  • Birthing Season, Part 2

    Last week we compared some unique aspects of the equine and bovine reproductive physiology, focusing on birth. This week,...

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