Treating Abscesses (Advice for Farriers)

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Hoof abscesses are a common cause of lameness. And there are many different theories on how to best treat one. Steve Kraus, CJF and head of farrier services at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, discusses the identification and treatment of abscesses, management and client education after treating an abscess, as well as when a veterinarian should be called in.

Steve Kraus discussed sugardine in his presentation. You can read an article on this subject here.

He also discussed his WIDTH protocol, which you can read here.

This Online Hoof-Care Classroom is eligible for one continuing education credit from the American Association of Professional Farriers. After viewing this classroom, you may submit your CE credit request here. The AAPF/IAPF CE program does not automatically guarantee recognition of any CE credits by any state veterinary licensing board. Please check with your state’s board for approved CE events.

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