March 29, 2021
Tetanus is a potentially fatal disease characterized by muscular spasms caused by a bacterial neurotoxin.

Tetralogy of Fallot

February 18, 2021
Tetralogy of Fallot is a set of four cardiovascular defects that affect the flow of blood through the heart.

Flexural Limb Deformity

January 11, 2021
Flexural limb deformity occurs in young foals and can take two forms: contracted tendons and laxity.


December 10, 2020
Distichiasis is an eye condition in which eyelashes grow from an abnormal position along the eyelid.


October 13, 2020
All mammals are susceptible to rabies and it has the highest case fatality ratio of any infectious disease.

UC Davis Researchers Identify Genetic Variant for Equine Familial Isolated Hypoparathyroidism in Thoroughbreds - Testing Now Available

October 12, 2020

Researchers at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine have identified a genetic cause for the fatal condition equine familial isolated hypoparathyroidism (EFIH) in Thoroughbreds, marking the first genetic variant for hypoparathyroidism identified in any domestic animal species. Additionally, this is the first widely available genetic test for Thoroughbreds.