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Introduction Intervertebral disk herniation (IVDH) in dogs is a naturally occurring form of spinal cord injury (SCI) that bears critical similarities to human SCI with respect to pathomechanisms and treatment. 1 – 4 SCIs resulting from IVDH

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breed traits such as strength, stamina, agility, pain tolerance, aggression toward other animals, and willingness or desire to fight despite injury or fatigue, a trait referred to as gameness. 1–6 Dogs are typically first placed in a controlled fight

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Dog bites are an important public health problem in the United States, and the number of bites reported each year appears to be increasing. In 1986, the National Health Interview Survey determined that 585,000 injuries requiring medical

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, and others) also support this growing sport. As the number of dogs and handlers in the sport has increased, the veterinary profession has begun to evaluate the specific types of injuries affecting dogs training and competing in agility activities

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because of worsening respiratory effort and elevated respiratory rate 3 days after transfusion. Acute lung injury not induced by transfusion carries a poor prognosis, with a mortality rate of up to 72% in humans 18 versus a mortality rate of only 10% for

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Traumatic injuries to the teats of dairy cows are of considerable economic impact. 1-3 These lesions, which are typically consequences of accidents, greatly interfere with milk production and can compromise the production of the gland or the

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published studies that identify risk factors for fatal injury or MSI in horses while racing in Latin America. International studies have identified important risk factors for fatal injury and MSI worldwide. These include horse-level risk factors, such as

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Limited research was conducted to quantify risk factors associated with race injuries in racehorses until the 1990s. Injuries were generally attributed to bad racetrack conditions, typically on the basis of opinion or hearsay rather than objective

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In horses, head trauma occurs commonly and resultant injury to the CNS should always be suspected. On the basis of the anatomic location of the site of impact, the type of injury may be categorized as frontal or poll injury. The location and

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During training or racing, horses may reach and sustain exercise intensities capable of overwhelming the musculoskeletal system's response capacity, which can result in severe and sometimes fatal musculoskeletal injuries. These have been reported

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