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10%/y in the number of participants involved in this sport from 2003 to 2010. With these increases in participation, there is also a growing interest in understanding the factors that influence the risk of injuries among dogs participating in the

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and narcotics to general patrol work and scent tracking. As threats engaged by military forces have changed, the training and use of MWDs have evolved to meet the challenge. Several reports 3–7 have described combat-related injuries to MWDs, but to

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Carpal and metacarpophalangeal and metatarsophalangeal (ie, fetlock) joint injuries are common in Thoroughbred racehorses but can be difficult to detect clinically during the early stages of disease. As a result, joint disease often progresses to

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.) Discussion Extravasation has been defined as the inadvertent leakage of a drug or solution from the vascular space into surrounding healthy tissues. 1 For many drugs, such an event is associated with minimal risk of local tissue injury, but this can be a

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Spinal cord injuries are common in dogs and can result in a variety of clinical signs ranging from spinal hyperesthesia alone to paralysis with loss of nociception. 1–6 Despite intense investigation into factors associated with outcome and the

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Injuries of the SDF tendon are common debilitating problems among Thoroughbred racehorses worldwide. 1-8 In Hong Kong, such injuries are the single most important veterinary medical reason for retirement of racing Thoroughbreds. 9 The annual

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these trends have been documented nationwide, the city of Philadelphia has been particularly impacted by the effects of increased violence and associated firearm injuries. 8 – 10 Despite the multitude of information supporting higher rates of

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Introduction Fishhook injuries have been reported in many types of chelonian species and have been identified as a common hazard to sea turtles. 1 – 4 Due to their close proximity with recreational and commercial fishing and the lack of

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Puncture wounds of the equine hoof are potentially serious injuries and are diagnosed frequently in equine practice. Although most penetrating solar injuries are superficial and respond well to conservative treatment, deeper penetration of the

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Introduction Musculoskeletal injuries are responsible for a high rate of racehorse attrition. 1 Even with the best outcomes, musculoskeletal injuries in racing Thoroughbreds result in loss of income, lower field numbers, and fewer career

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