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<br /> CEHHORSE REPORT<br /> Center for Equine Health • School of Veterinary Medicine • University of California, Davis<br /> October 2013<br /> INSIDE THIS ISSUE…<br /> Director’s Message<br /> CARING FOR HORSES THROUGH LIFE AND DEATH<br /> Helping a Child Cope with the Loss of Their Pet<br /> A Meaningful Way to Celebrate, Commemorate and Remember<br /> How to Prepare an Advance Directive for Your Horse<br /> Not His Time (Caddy’s Story)<br /> Gift to Advance Equine Lameness Care<br /> 2013 Wilson Award<br /> When the Time Comes to Consider Euthanasia<br /> Director’s Message<br /> Director’s Message<br /> Facing the end of life of a loved one is one<br /> of the most difficult experiences any of us<br /> can imagine. It is a huge loss that triggers all<br /> sorts of emotion and introspection. Regard-<br /> less of whether a death is sudden or pro-<br /> tracted with illness, the healing process takes<br /> time and occurs in stages. One of <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=1"> CEHHORSE REPORT Center for Equine Health • School</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=2"> Director’s Message Director’s Message</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=3"> good side, he finally laid his head in the sand </a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=4"> Director’s Message (cont.) Horse Report takes on</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=5"> The Horse Report — October 2013 </a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=6"> Caring for Horses Through Life and Death Medical </a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=7"> friend that we find it difficult to recognize the</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=8"> </a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=9"> Caring for Horses (cont.) and progressive condit</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=10"> Caring for Horses (cont.)  Will the horse requi</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=11"> a humane endpoint. Establishing the end- points w</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=12"> Perspectives from Our Veterinarians... Euthanas</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=13"> physical contact, eating, social companion- ship </a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=14"> Euthanasia is a final decision and therefore one </a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=15"> scious. There is moderate variability in drug tol</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=16"> In all my years as a DVM, I have assisted with nu</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=17"> up to several hundred dollars. Planning ahead for</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=18"> Euthanasia is never an easy decision. Ethical, re</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=19"> Caring for Horses (cont.) If your horse is eutha</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=20"> Caring for Horses (cont.) The partnership of hor</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=21"> Tokens of love prepared for clients of the Willia</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=22"> Cowbo y’s Triumph (cont.)</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=23"> Helping a Child Cope with the Loss of Their Pet b</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=24"> Helping a Child Cope (cont.) or photo album with</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=25"> A Meaningful Way to Celebrate, Commemorate and Re</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=26"> How to Prepare an Advanc  Create a written docu</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=27"> e Directive for your Horse  In an emergency, ma</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=28"> Not His Time A story about an almost mortally wou</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=29"> These photos show the severity of Caddy’s injurie</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=30"> Not His Time (cont.) Because of his characteristi</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=31"> respond to treatment overnight and then re-evalua</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=32"> McBeth Foundation member Skye Woods exhibits in c</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=33"> The McBeth Foundation: Gift to Advance Equine Lam</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=34"> Congratulations to Dr. Jacob Setterbo, Winner of </a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=35"> When the Time Comes to Consider Euthanasia by Ly</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=36"> When the Time Comes (cont.) expected, the financ</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=37"> Not Forgotten My dear human friend, A door cal</a> <a title="HorseReport-Octoberf2013 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2bf1d0e8?page=38"> CEH HORSEREPORT ©The Regents of the University of</a>