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Re: RC: Re: Re: Re: Re: Uh-Oh! The LD thing again

At 11:39 AM 11/1/99 -0800, you wrote:
>Accepting the fact that we don't know the whole story--but, JUST FOR THE
>SAKE OF ACADEMIC INTEREST, assuming the story is true as described, could
>the vet be censured by the Board of Veterinary Surgeons?
>N. Ca

	I'd like to see an actual medical report, vs. the horrified eyewitness
account transcribed by a reporter.  Just the tone of the piece makes me a
tad suspicious. Nevermind that a horse being dragged behind a trailer would
end up as so much raw meat, not with just messed up or sore feet. I can
believe the mare set back and dug in initially,  I don't condone the
actions of the owner, and he sounds like a gold plated SOB, but I catch
more than a whiff of lynch mob in the reportage.
	Remember how many different versions of the horse/bystander accident we
got just recently--and that was with a lot of eyewitnesses...

	Complaints regarding incompetence or malpractice are made to the board of
registration in a given state, but must usually be made by someone with
standing in the case--e.q., the owner of the horse. A concerned bystander
doesn't really fit the bill.
				--CMNewell, DVM

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