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Oklahoma State Veterinary College welcomes class of 2023

Oklahoma State Veterinary College welcomes class of 2023

Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences officially welcomed the class of 2023 at an Induction Ceremony held on the OSU Stillwater campus on Aug. 16, 2019.

Sharing science through ticks
Mon, Aug 19, 2019

Thanks to a nearly $4 million grant from the Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), researchers from several universities including Oklahoma State University will collaborate on a major research project to better understand tick-borne diseases, how they are acquired, where high-risk areas exist, and how to best subdue these diseases in the Great Plains, specifically in Oklahoma and Kansas.

Summer Research Training Program opens doors
Wed, Aug 14, 2019

Haley Hahn spent 12 weeks this summer participating in a research training program at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences. Mentored by Drs. Bruce Noden, Entomology and Plant Pathology, and João Brandão, Avian, Exotics and Zoological Medicine, Hahn studied external parasites of animals presented to the center’s zoological medicine service and wild Eastern bluebirds.

Wild Turtles are Not Pet Material
Mon, Aug 12, 2019

From mid-July through September, thousands of people visit Oklahoma’s lakes, rivers and other waterways to cool off and enjoy their summer. And many of them encounter Oklahoma’s wildlife, as animals also utilize the water and adjacent wilderness. At this time of year, baby turtles are hatching out of eggs buried months earlier. Most egg nests were found and destroyed by raccoons, skunks and other predators. The lucky, undisturbed nests can see 30 to 40 turtles dig themselves out of the soil. They must remain hidden, however, and try to make it to the water and its aquatic vegetation quickly.

Veterinary students participate in Summer Research Program
Fri, Aug 09, 2019

Sixteen veterinary students participated in Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences’ Summer Research Training Program. Designed to identify talented and highly motivated veterinary students interested in exploring a career in veterinary research, the program provides them with an outstanding biomedical research experience.

OSU Veterinary College hosts Partners in Progress
Fri, Aug 09, 2019

Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences hosted “Partners in Progress” a complimentary seminar for the center’s shelter medicine partners. About 15 animal shelter employees from across the state attended the program designed to help shelters learn more about best practices for facility management and handling animals.

Cytauxzoon cats CAN survive: Jackson survives bobcat fever
Tue, Aug 06, 2019

In Oklahoma the survival rate for cats diagnosed with Cytauxzoon felis is less than 25 percent. While cytauxzoonosis or bobcat fever is not a good disease to have, being an infectious disease, in theory, there are treatments for it. And in the case of Jackson, a one-year-old outdoor cat belonging to a Chandler, Oklahoma family, those treatments worked.

Veterinary student examines canine patient

About the Center for Veterinary Health Sciences

The Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences educates and develops skilled veterinarians for a lifetime of investigation, innovation, care and protection of animal health. Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences is ranked 4th lowest in-state and 8th lowest out-of-state cost of tuition and fees.

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