Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Introducing Dr. Don Walsh

As an introduction, my name is Dr. Don Walsh and I am the founder and president of the Animal Health Foundation, which was started in 1984. I have retired from active practice as an equine veterinarian after 42 years as of July 1, 2011. This new freedom has allowed me to pursue my interest in laminitis and the work of the AHF on a full time basis. 

To that end I am now going to be much more engaged in writing for this website. Hopefully this endeavor will enable me to help educate veterinarians, farriers, and horse owners about the latest information regarding the disease. We have made a lot of progress in understanding laminitis and now we need to apply this information to help prevent laminitis from occurring in horses.

We are in the final process of producing a series of short videos which will be posted on the website. These videos will be a good source of information for people to understand the disease but more important prevent the disease from occurring in their horse.