Dr. Ted Vlahos has been elected to the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners Council of Regents. The ABVP is the veterinary specialty board that recognizes excellence in clinical veterinary practice and certifies veterinarians as specialists in different species categories. Vlahos, who …
Amputating a horse’s leg and replacing it with a prosthetic is expensive and, even if successful, leaves a horse unable to be worked or ridden again.
Sammy recovers at the Sheridan Equine Hospital after undergoing amputation and limb-replacement surgery. Sammy had a life-threatening joint infection.
Ted Vlahos, a veterinarian with offices in Sheridan and Cody, has helped pioneer limb replacement in horses.
Ted Vlahos, a Wyoming veterinarian specializing in horses, has helped pioneer amputation and limb replacement in equines, giving many animals a second chance at life.
CODY, Wyo. — The steel rods are clear in the X-ray, standing out as solid pins penetrating the milky white outline of bone. What's not so clear in the image is that the owner of the leg is a horse that received a second chance at life.