By Drs David Turoff and Adrienne Otto June 28, 2012 When we wrote a couple of days ago that Nuevo Modelo was "about as isolated as you could get", we were demonstrably incorrect. Yesterday the HSVMA-RAVS team of Equitarians visited El Rondon, and delivered veterinary services to...

by Drs Adrienne Otto and David Turoff June 25th 2012 Today, we worked in a church yard, with plenty of shade and a handy latrine. The team had visited this community In past years, and enjoyed the opportunity for ‘follow-up, particularly the dental cases which had required...

by Drs David Turoff and Adrienne Otto Nuevo Modelo is about as isolated as you can get; a village at the end of the road; beyond which  to the east is a river crossing, and then horse trails into the mountainous border with Belize. We cheap cialis got...

by Dr. David Turoff This is the 4th in the current series of HSVMA-RAVS trips to the Peten region of Guatemala. The service area consists of a string of small villages on the Rio Mopan and tributaries, along the border with Belize. Apart from our teams t here are no...

OREGON — Judy Batker knows veterinarians around her age who already are burned out from the heavy workload and moved on to find something else to do. They need to take a drink from Batker’s fountain of youth. These days, Batker, 42, who has been an equine...

By - Dr. Jay Merriam What a spectacular day in the tropics it was!  But hot and humid by noon.  We met up with our master farrier Pichetto Herrera who has volunteered again from his practice in Santo Domingo to join us in the small village...

Another beautiful day in the tropics has come and gone with some memorable scenes and fascinating insights.  No pictures tonight, Internet pretty sketchy and the meaningful events can't be digitized. Euthanized 3 today and they are buried together in a beautiful grave on the side...

by Dr. Jay Merriam As we begin working day 1, year 20 it is a sudden reminder that "you're not in Kansas anymore" or Massachusetts or wherever!  We are there with 8 vets (5 SA ,3 Equine) and 8 spouses, students and techs and away we...

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