Stress, stigma impact mental health of farmers

Improving the mental health of farmers in Canada’s Heartland Province is the goal of ‘In the Know,’ a newly launched resource, developed by researchers at the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) and the University of Guelph (U of G).

5 Questions With…

While plenty of animal health professionals are unsure of where, exactly, their careers will take them, most would not anticipate landing their own television show.

Veterinary chiropractic: A friend or foe to your patients?

Chiropractic is primarily the manipulation of bones in the spine in an effort to treat or prevent disease or to reduce discomfort. Though therapeutic manipulation of bones in the spine has a long history, chiropractic—as it is understood today—was invented in the late 19th century by Daniel David Palmer. He conceived the notion that all disease results from vertebrae in the spine being out of place (so-called “subluxations”), and that their forceful manipulation (an “adjustment”) …

Understanding idiopathic peritonitis

Peritonitis (inflammation of the peritoneum) is a medical condition occasionally seen in horses. It is most commonly caused by a bacterial infection.