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2011-07-12 00:00:54

Illana R. Reisner, DVM, PhD, assistant professor of behavioral medicine at Penn Vet, describes ways to prepare pets and ensure the safety of a newborn baby living in the same household. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 Parents and family members spend countless hours trying to ensure the safety of their newborn babies after bringing them home from the hospital, from covering electrical outlets to keeping small and sharp items out of their reach. Families with pets, however, must take...

2009-02-23 06:00:00

"Unique portability . . . Fast scan . . . low operating cost," says veterinary school's clinician KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Medical Systems, Inc. (UMS) of Ohio, the leading worldwide supplier of innovative veterinary computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems, recently unveiled EQUUS One -- the world's first equine-dedicated, portable, battery-operated CT scanner -- at the New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, Pa., the large-animal...

2006-07-13 15:29:28

By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The condition of Kentucky Derby champion Barbaro has worsened over the last few days and the colt's chances of survival are poor, doctors said on Thursday. Barbaro has developed a severe case of laminitis in his left hind foot, said Dean Richardson, chief of surgery at the George D. Widener Hospital for Large Animals. When asked Barbaro's chances of survival, he said: I don't want to put a percentage on it but I would say poor. I'd be lying...

2006-07-11 19:25:55

PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - Kentucky Derby champion Barbaro remained in a stable condition on Tuesday after receiving a sixth cast since suffering a life-threatening leg fracture in the Preakness Stakes. "He's tolerating the new cast well," said Dr Dean Richardson, chief of surgery at the at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, Pa. Richardson replaced the cast on Barbaro's shattered right hind leg during a three-hour operation on Monday and also treated...

2006-07-10 00:21:45

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro underwent another operation over the weekend to replace a plate and screws holding together his shattered leg. "Barbaro had developed some discomfort and a consistently elevated temperature so we believed it was in his best interest to remove the hardware and thoroughly clean the site of the infection," doctors at the George D. Widener Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center said in a statement on Sunday. "We...

2006-05-30 12:00:00

By Jon Hurdle KENNETT SQUARE, Pennsylvania -- Kentucky Derby champion Barbaro, who suffered a life-threatening ankle fracture during this month's Preakness Stakes, has a better-than-even chance of survival, his surgeon said Tuesday. Dr. Dean Richardson, head of surgery at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center for Large Animals, previously rated the colt's chances of survival at no better than 50-50. "He has had an incredibly good week, " Richardson told a news conference updating...

2006-05-26 15:51:06

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Kentucky Derby champion Barbaro is making small strides each day to recover from a devastating leg fracture, doctors said Friday. "He looks good, everything is fine," said veterinarian Dean Richardson, who inserted 27 pins into the colt's leg during a four-hour operation on Sunday. "His appetite is particularly good today." The three-year-old colt suffered a life-threatening and career-ending fracture of his right hind leg during the $1 million Preakness Stakes...

2006-05-24 22:34:37

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The health of Kentucky Derby champion Barbaro continues to improve following a life-saving operation for a fractured ankle, his veterinarian said Wednesday. "He is stable and happy," said Dean Richardson, the chief of surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine's New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, Pa.. Barbaro suffered the life-threatening and career-ending injury on Saturday during the first quarter-mile of the $1 million Preakness...


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