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Every fall, several cases of the cattle disease anaplasmosis are usually seen in this region. Here are the top five things cattle owners should know about the disease in case it rears its ugly head again this year.
The speed and the amount of information compiled by veterinary practitioners and researchers in the field of animal reproduction is amazing. One area that is particularly interesting is the field of epigenetics.
Some owners will do anything for their beloved dog. Some will go the ‘extra mile’ or 6,400 miles to be exact, to make sure their pet is happy and healthy. In Riggs’ case, his owners went halfway around the world to Japan just for him.
Kelly Allen, MS, PhD, a parasitologist and researcher at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, is working to learn more about Chagas disease right here in Oklahoma
Researchers at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences are collaborating with teams at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden and Tulsa Zoo to study blood coagulation in Asian elephants to provide insight into the detection of bleeding disorders, which may help guide treatment of EEHV and other serious diseases afflicting elephants in human care and the wild.
Michael Wallis spent his summer involved in a collaborative research project studying Asian elephants to try to answer the question, how long does it take a healthy elephant’s blood to clot and how can we test their clotting?
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $11.1 million to a major biomedical research center at Oklahoma State University to continue the work of more than 60 scientists from three research institutions in the state. OSU’s Oklahoma Center for Respiratory and Infectious Diseases (OCRID) received the grant to fund a second, five-year phase of the center’s research mission begun in 2013 when it was founded.
Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences recently welcomed the class of 2022
According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, all dogs, cats and ferrets are susceptible to heartworm infection.
Drs. Lara Sypniewski and Rachel Burke recently teamed up to work with local police departments to train canine handlers in working dog tactical field care.
Information about feline lower urinary tract disease.
What you need to know when taking pets in a vehicle
Alexa Hunter of Folsom, Calif., is spending 12 weeks this summer exploring one possible path of the many available after earning a DVM.
Zoonotic diseases can spread from animals to people, and sometimes, from people to animals. Tips for protecting you and your pet.
Eight grandchildren and their grandparents spent the two-day GPU learning about veterinary medicine and doing some fantastic hands-on activities at the 2018 Grandparent University.
Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences has named J. Jeff Studer, DVM, DACVO, as the new director of its Boren Veterinary Medical Hospital.
July 4th safety for your entire family--including pets.
It’s not every day you see a new tick! Dr. Susan Little’s research group at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences recently identified a nymphal longhorned tick or bush tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis. The tick came from a dog in Arkansas through a national tick surveillance project being conducted by Little’s team. The OSU lab confirmed the morphologic identification by sequencing and reported the finding to the United States Department of Agriculture.
Thirty-one 4-H members from across Oklahoma spent the day trying their hand at veterinary medicine at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences.
OSU’s Veterinary Medical Hospital recently upgraded its CT scanner from a 4-slice scanner to a 64-slice scanner.
Cats have a language all their own.
The Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association named Dr. Kay Helms of Coalgate, Okla., the 2018 Oklahoma Veterinarian of the Year.
Twenty-one days, 32 liters of blood, and a group of dedicated veterinary specialists – that’s what it took to save Bella, a 7 year old Appendix Quarter Horse mare
Oklahoma State University’s Veterinary Medical Hospital provided free eye exams to service animals during the month of May as part of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists’ 11th Annual ACVO/StokesRx National Service Animal Eye Exam event.