Tag Archives: equine

Dentistry: Don’t Forget the Little Guy!

Equine dentistry can be one of the most challenging and rewarding aspects of veterinary medicine.  These days many veterinarians have special training in dentistry and several have devoted their practice exclusively to the subject.  As an associate at McKee-Pownall Equine … Continue reading

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Safety First

As many of you probably know, there was an explosion involving a hyperbaric oxygen chamber at an equine rehabilitation facility.  The explosion resulted in one horse and person being killed and a second person being seriously injured.  The details of … Continue reading

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A Day Answering the Phones at MPES

My present role at MPES is as Head Technician.  This means that I spend a great deal of time in the clinic at a computer working on administrative duties, training initiatives, daily organizing and troubleshooting.  Occasionally, I head out on … Continue reading

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Technician Continuing Education (NEAEP AAEVT Excellence Symposium & AAEP AAEVT Annual Conference)

Continuing education at MPES is very important for all staff.   By pursuing these opportunities, we are able to offer high end services and skills to our clients and patients.  Personally, I really enjoy going to conferences.  I find them informative, … Continue reading

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American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention 2011

As you know, Mike, Michelle, Maggie, Elise, and myself all traveled to the American Association of Equine Practitioners convention in San Antonio Texas over the last week. Elise and I headed down together on Friday, and a customs guy asked … Continue reading

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Mixed Animal, Mixed Emotions

As I have mentioned in previous blogs, in the summer between third and fourth year, all students are required to pursue an 8-week externship in a ‘mixed’ animal veterinary clinic, taking both large and small animal calls under the supervision … Continue reading

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Course Selections

Anyone who has been through the process of online course selection at college or university understands the frustration and subsequent cursing that can ensue. There is seemingly no predictable or logical plan of action to pick a decent schedule for … Continue reading

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