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November 1, 2019
Excessive sweating can be a sign of colic in horses

Horse Owners Hate the C-Word—After All, Colic Is The #1 Threat

If you own a horse, you understand the all-consuming nature of that responsibility. It’s a big emotional and financial investment, but you’re willing to put your whole heart (and bank account) into it anyway. After all, horses aren’t just pets—they’re partners. So, if you were asked what keeps you up at night worrying, the C-word may come to mind. Now, there are a few unmentionable C-words out there, but for horse people, the worst C-word is colic.
October 23, 2019

From Mountain Bikes to Veterinary Tech, Piavita’s Journey In Equine Health Disruption Is Now Future Ready

Piavita AG is an equine veterinary medtech startup that produces innovative remote monitoring equipment to aid veterinarians in their daily practice. Its goal is to reduce wasted time and replace old, manual processes with intelligent digital solutions. After 3.5 years in business and numerous accolades — including being ranked # 5 on […]
October 11, 2019

The 11th Annual NEAEP Symposium: Event Recap from Piavita’s Trip to Saratoga Springs, New York

Piavita recently attended the Northeast Association of Equine Practitioners’ 11th Annual Symposium in Saratoga Springs, NY. And now that the dust of an educational and inspiring whirlwind event has settled, we’ve caught up with our North American Country Manager, Amy Bullard, to get the scoop! What is the NEAEP? But […]
August 30, 2019

Piavita CEO captains Swiss startup delegation in China [Video]

Piavita is no stranger to International Entrepreneurship having made first contact with their current biggest investor, True Ventures, during a Venture Leaders delegation to San Francisco in 2017, that was sponsored by VentureLab. Series A funding to the tune of $5.5 million secured the Equine health tech startup from Switzerland […]
July 25, 2019
Pivet equine ecg horse health monitoring

How can an equine ECG report help a veterinarian?

A performance horse’s ability to perform can be drastically affected due to any cardiac concerns. Atrial fibrillation is the most common cause for cardiac difficulty. Commonly, the heart rate is normal and the veterinarian can detect this alteration while auscultating the patient, due to the abnormal rhythm. This rhythm is […]
July 3, 2019
Veterinarian recording vital signs on a horse with Piavet System

Interview with Dr. Med. Vet. Boulet: How to use the Piavet System to treat a horse with atrial fibrillation

Text by Hana Autin, Representative of Piavita France It’s our pleasure to have Dr. Cédric Boulet, from the Clinic Vet’Arenes agreed to interview with us after using the Piavet System on a regular basis for over 6 months. P: Piavita team B: Dr. Cédric Boulet P: You’ve been using the Piavet […]
June 25, 2019
horse in barn post-surgery

Post-Surgical Monitoring with the Piavet System!

The recovery process with equine patients can often prove just as critical as the surgical procedure. Piavita strives to keep the veterinary care team safer & provide efficient, reliable monitoring of the equine vitals – ECG, heart rate, body core temperature, respiratory rate, patient activity & much more! With the […]
June 18, 2019
horse dental checkup by equine veterinarian

Equine Dental Procedures

Image by The Royal Veterinary College Dental procedures (non-surgical and surgical) in horses will, often times, require the use of sedation to guarantee safety for both the patient and the veterinary care team. Veterinarians often choose a preferred combination of sedation when performing dental procedures. Two important goals during equine […]
May 21, 2019
Equine arrhythmia

Equine Arrhythmias

Stock-free picture by Benny Jordan | Unsplash Equine cardiology is often a topic that is open for deeper discussion and learning in comparison to other equine veterinary topics. Having a remote, digitally-innovative method to track and record the equine heart and critical vitals can prove beneficial to the equine veterinary […]
April 29, 2019

Continuous Remote Health Monitoring of Horses is already a reality: The Barkhof Case

Text by Björn Anders, Manager of Piavita Germany   The Head of the Equine Clinic Barkhof, Dr. med. vet. Heinz Jaugstetter, purchased the Piavet System in October 2018. His vision is to continuously and remotely monitor the vital parameters of his patients. This begins with a check-up at the time of admission, one hour before […]
April 16, 2019
Horse in ICU with Piavet

User Story: Oakham Veterinary Hospital – Enhancing critical care

Text by Björn Anders, Manager of Piavita Germany   Piavita starts a collaboration with Oakham Veterinary Hospital – Enhancing critical care. Dr. Adam Redpath of the University of Nottingham and Oakham Veterinary Hospital has developed an exciting collaboration with Piavita AG to enhance the post-operative monitoring of horses in the hospital’s […]
April 10, 2019
Piavita attended the E-Vet Salon in Paris, France

Digital solutions in the veterinary field, and the impact of innovative products

Impressions by Hana Autin, representative of Piavita France. Piavita attended the E-Vet Salon in Paris on the 24th of January 2019 and it was great! The first edition of the 2.0 Vet congress was a great success and an eye-opener for everybody. Let us tell you about it!: The attendees […]