Educational Presentations for Veterinarians

2nd Annual Donkey Welfare Symposium
November 7-9, 2014, UC Davis Campus

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This unique program of lectures, discussions and hands-on laboratories is focused on the world's most popular working equid. This is a program for donkey lovers, veterinarians and veterinary professionals alike.

New this year is a special adoption program that will provide new donkey owners with individualized techniques for training and handling by one of the leaders of donkey behavior, Dr. Benjamin Hart. For DVMs and RVTs, up to 24 hours of CE credit are available.

Meeting registration is now open. For more information and to register, please visit the Center for Continuing Professional Education website.

Collection of Bone Marrow and Umbilical Cord Tissue for Stem Cell Processing at UC Davis

The Regenerative Medicine Laboratory at the UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital offers cell processing services to referring veterinarians who wish to submit blood, bone marrow and/or umbilical cord tissue samples for their clients. To assist in bone marrow and cord tissue collection, we have provided the following videos, which detail the collection procedures from start to finish.

For submission forms and more information, visit the Regenerative Medicine Laboratory's website at

Bone Marrow Collection Techniques

Umbilical Cord Tissue Collection Techniques

Can Racetrack Surface Reduce the Risk of Musculoskeletal Injury in Thoroughbred Racehorses?
A special report by the Center for Equine Health, presenting the results of a research study on different racetrack surfaces and their specific effects on hoof acceleration and impact.

Racetrack Surface Study (pdf)

Center for Equine Health, School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis, Tel (530) 752-6433