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Hot Cars: What You Need to Know

Hot Cars: What You Need to Know

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, pets die every year because they were left in cars on warm—not necessarily hot—days while their owners shopped, visited...

Freedom Release

Freedom Release

Just before the July 4th holiday several members of Oakcreek Senior Cohousing Community, located in Stillwater, joined Dr. Joao Brandao of Oklahoma State University’s Center for...

Veterinary Center to Host Canine Athletic Program

Veterinary Center to Host Canine Athletic Program

The number one killer of all law enforcement K9s throughout the United States in 2016 was not trauma. The dogs’ deaths were directly related to the lack of adequate conditioning...

Grandparent University Visits Veterinary Center

Grandparent University Visits Veterinary Center

Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences recently welcomed 13 adults and 17 grandchildren as part of Oklahoma State’s 2017 Grandparent University.

Olivarez Leads SAVMA

Olivarez Leads SAVMA

Jeff Olivarez, a fourth year veterinary student at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, is serving veterinary students across the country as the...

July 4 Hazards

July 4 Hazards

According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ Animal Poison Control Center, the four most common problems reported nearly every July 4th holiday are...

Isis: Dog of Fertility?

Isis: Dog of Fertility?

In ancient Egyptian lore, Isis was the goddess of marriage, fertility, motherhood, magic and medicine. Unfortunately for dog owner Larry Shaw of Barnsdall, Okla., his female...

Releasing Nora the Owl

Releasing Nora the Owl

Naudia Oulliber of Oklahoma City was on hand to help veterinarians with Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences release a rehabilitated barred owl....

Ticks: What You Need to Know

Ticks: What You Need to Know

Ticks in Oklahoma could be abundant this year due to the mild winter and large numbers of wild animal reservoir hosts. These little creatures are very hearty and can actually...

50 Years as Dr. Cowles

50 Years as Dr. Cowles

The class of 1967 returned to Stillwater, Okla., in May 2017 to celebrate their 50th reunion.  Among those attending was Reynolds Cowles, DVM, from Charlottesville, Va., and...

Snapping Turtle Released

Snapping Turtle Released

Members of the Avian, Exotics and Zoo Medicine Service at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences released a rehabilitated common snapping turtle back...

Alan Dufur: A Satisfied Customer

Alan Dufur: A Satisfied Customer

Alan Dufur of Dufur Quarter Horses in Caddo, Okla., has been bringing his registered Hereford cattle and quarter horses to OSU’s Veterinary Medical Hospital for 15 years.

Investing in the Future

Investing in the Future

Five years ago, ten or 12 teams competed; this year 28 Future Farmers of America (FFA) teams from across Oklahoma came to OSU’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences to compete in...

A Different Kind of Dairy

A Different Kind of Dairy

June is National Dairy Month. In recent years, more and more people are turning to goat’s milk as their source of dairy products.

Alumni Coordinated Council Report - May 2017

Alumni Coordinated Council Report - May 2017

Alumni Coordinated Council Report - May 2017

Hospital Director Bids Goodbye

Hospital Director Bids Goodbye

After more than 40 years working as a veterinarian, Dr. Mark Neer is retiring. He spent the last 11 years of his career as director at his alma mater—Oklahoma State University’s...

4H Day 2017

4H Day 2017

Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences hosted 17 high school 4-H students from across Oklahoma.

The DuBois Connection

The DuBois Connection

“I have two grandchildren. Both their grandpas, both parents and three uncles are veterinarians—all Oklahoma State grads. We’re pretty much in love with veterinary medicine and...

Coping with the Unexpected

Coping with the Unexpected

Born in San Borja, Peru, Jose Oyola Morales discovered his love for animals on his grandparents’ farm. He later lived in Delaware and chose Oklahoma State University as the place...

Dog Bite Prevention

Dog Bite Prevention

National Dog Bite Prevention Week is May 21 – 27, 2017. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), more than 4.5 million people in the U.S. are bitten by...

Legislative Day 2017

Legislative Day 2017

Pictured above, first row (left to right): Stephen Dilday, Mallory Nailon, Samantha Anthony, Lyndsi Vaughan, Nadine O’Neil, Rep. Cory Williams, and Alexa Hunter; second row (left...

Evie’s Calf

Evie’s Calf

Two years ago, veterinarians at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences treated Evie, a Brahman calf owned by Bill Martell of Jacktown, Okla. Evie...

Class of 2018 Transitions to Clinics

Class of 2018 Transitions to Clinics

The class of 2018 recently attended a Transition Ceremony to mark the completion of their first three years of the DVM program and the beginning of their clinical rotations at...

And the Winner Is...

And the Winner Is...

Elizabeth Forbes of Nashua, N.H., received the 2017 Dean Clarence H. McElroy Award, the highest honor an Oklahoma State veterinary student can achieve. The recipient is voted on...