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Did you know? The Precision Lameness Locator is Now Available!

Posted in Equine general medicine, General, Diagnostic Techniques, News, Blog

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Precision Lameness Locator Now Available at Peterson & Smith

A veterinary diagnostic system measuring a horse’s movement expands to PSEH clinic.

The Equinosis Q with Lameness Locator® technology derived from motion algorithms led by Dr. Kevin Keegan, DVM, and Dr. Frank Pai. With a vision to create a non-invasive, quick and easy to handle solutions, Equinosis Q was developed. This technology already used around the world, Peterson & Smith Equine Hospital is proud to offer services that will aid lameness examination.

 

Roarers—Recurrent laryngeal neuropathy VetNotes

Posted in Equine general medicine, Blog

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              Recurrent laryngeal neuropathy, often referred to by the colloquial term of “roaring,” is an inability of a horse to fully abduct (open) the arytenoid cartilages in the larynx, thereby resulting in a hollow whistle on inspiration during exercise. The development behind the roaring disease process is not fully under-stood, but is due to damage to the recur-rent laryngeal nerve which innervates the muscle responsible for opening the arytenoids. This nerve travels from the brain, down the neck to the chest and then turns, traveling back up the neck to the larynx. The left nerve is longer than the right and makes its turn around the aorta. Typical cases thought to have a hereditary component involve the left side only. 

Nathan R. Mitts, D.V.M and Ryan Meeks, D.V.M Appointed New Partners of Peterson & Smith Equine Hospital

Posted in Equine general medicine, General, Diagnostic Techniques, Equine ophthalmology, Blog

Ocala, Florida- January 9, 2017 – Peterson & Smith Equine Hospital has announced the appointment of Nathan R. Mitts, D.V.M and K. Ryan Meeks, D.V.M as their new partners. 

Nathan R. Mitts, D.V.M has also been part of the Peterson & Smith team for 14 years. He started his ambulatory internship at Peterson & Smith before being promoted as an associate of Peterson & Smith and practices general ambulatory.

Mitts graduated from the University Of Missouri College Of Veterinary in 2002, and the interaction between equine and human athletes, as well as the complexity and vast variability of the equine industry in Florida proved to be an irresistible draw. 

Dr. Timothy Lynch Joins New Clinical Veterinary Advisory Board

Posted in Equine general medicine, General, News, Blog

Dr. Timothy Lynch Joins New Clinical Veterinary Advisory Board

OCALA, Florida- December, 30, 2016- Dr. Timothy Lynch, ACVSMR has been elected to Morris Animal Foundation’s first Clinical Veterinary Advisory Board. This board will support the Foundation as practicing clinicians focusing on research, and providing a well-rounded scope of the tools needed to continue development in veterinary medicine. Morris Animal Foundation was founded in 1948, and since then it has invested more than $103 million towards 2,500 studies that have impacted animals and veterinary medicine on global level.

 

Dr. Lynch graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1991, completed an internship at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky 1991-1992; proceeding with a surgical residency at Michigan State University 1992-1995, then becoming Staff Surgeon at Equine Specialty Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio 1995-2000. Lynch completed his board certification by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1999. In 2002, Lynch joined Peterson & Smith Equine Hospital to head the Sports Medicine Program and became a partner in 2007.

Dr. Lynch’s clinical interests include lameness, scintigraphy, and performance profiling and gastrointestinal surgery. With much advancement ahead, Lynch is looking forward to the opportunity to voice current and upcoming knowledge in the area of surgery and sports medicine.

 

Morris Animal Foundation. (2016) Foundation Announces New Clinical Veterinary Advisory Board [Press release].

Retrieved from

http://www.morrisanimalfoundation.org/about-maf/press-room/press-releases/foundation-announces-new.html

AAEP Winners

on Tuesday, 29 December 2015. Posted in Events, General, News, Blog

AAEP Winners

Thank you, everyone, so much for coming to see us at the AAEP avenues and our alumni reception.  We had a really great turn out.  We finally got around to drawing the names for the lotteries for the free airfare and the practicum registration.

The winners are:

Free Air fare:  Erin from the University of Minnesota

Practicum Registration:  Rebecca from Cornell 

 

We look forward to seeing everyone at next year's  Alumni Reception at AAEP. 

 

Working Students Needed

on Monday, 05 October 2015. Posted in Events, News, Blog

Working Students Needed

Now accepting applications for ambulatory working students!

If you have experience with horses and want an exciting position riding with our Ambulatory Veterinarians gaining the best hands-on experience to prepare you for veterinary school while you're in college and earn a weekly stipend - message us today! 

 

 

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Welcome, Dr. Dennis Brooks, DVM, PhD

on Monday, 17 August 2015. Posted in Events, News, Blog

Welcome, Dr. Dennis Brooks, DVM, PhD

Peterson and Smith is proud to announce the renowned and highly regarded Dr. Dennis Brooks has joined our team, bringing his expertise and genius of ophthalmology equine medicine to our patients.

Dr. Brooks will be available and accepting appointments on select dates.

Dennis E. Brooks DVM, PhD passed the certifying examination of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists in 1984. Dr Brooks received a PhD in 1987 from the University Of Florida College Of Medicine. Dr Brooks has been a scientist and clinician in academia and is a Professor Emeritus of Ophthalmology. He was the President of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists from 1997-1998.

Dr Brooks has written over 170 academic scientific publications, 76 book chapters, received $2.3 million in research grants, and has given over 300 lectures both nationally and internationally in comparative ophthalmology. His book, Equine Ophthalmology, was published in 2002 and again in 2008. A book Small Animal Ophthalmology was published in 2011. He received the British Equine Veterinary Association’s Sir Frederick Smith Memorial Lecture and Medal Recipient in 2007, and received the Frank J. Milne State of the Art Award of the American Association of Equine Practitioners in 2010. Dr Brooks has extensive experience in amnion grafting, corneal transplantation and cataract surgeries of the horse.