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Vet Med Faces of Research: Dr. Kelly Allen

Vet Med Faces of Research: Dr. Kelly Allen

At Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine researchers often focus on gaining information to help animals. Many times, however, this work translates to human medicine, which is the case for Dr. Kelly Allen’s research. Allen is an assistant professor in the veterinary college’s veterinary pathobiology department.

Giving Back: Dr. Clay Supports the Roger J. Panciera Education Center

Giving Back: Dr. Clay Supports the Roger J. Panciera Education Center

Billy Clay, DVM, MS, DABVT, recently donated $250,000 to the Roger J. Panciera Education Center. That generous gift will put his name on one of three state-of-the-art classrooms located inside the building now under construction at the Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine. The building is named after the late Dr. Roger Panciera, professor emeritus, veterinary pathology icon and dear friend of Dr. Clay’s.

OSU Veterinary College Hosts State Leaders

OSU Veterinary College Hosts State Leaders

Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine recently hosted several Oklahoma state senators, Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry representatives, and pork and cattle industry leaders.

Consider all the factors before gifting a pet

Consider all the factors before gifting a pet

Christmas has a notable gift-giving component to the holiday. It seems gift ideas get more and more extreme. The idea of receiving a brand-new car with a big red bow in the middle of the driveway on Christmas morning is a great modern fantasy. Kids might fantasize about the coolest new toy or a pony. I wonder: should turning fantasy into reality always be the goal?

Relief fund aims to help wildfire animal victims

Relief fund aims to help wildfire animal victims

Thanks to generous donors who gave to the OSU Animal Relief Fund, Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine is treating animal victims of Oklahoma wildfires.

When Cattle Can’t Stand

When Cattle Can’t Stand

In nature, cattle and other grazing species exist at the bottom of the food chain. From a survival standpoint, they are wired to try to appear healthy and fit until they simply cannot fake it anymore. As a prey species, if cattle appear weak, they become a target for predators. For this reason, owners must be alert to even the most minor signs of illness to initiate treatment early to increase the chance of success.

Brighten your pup’s holiday with Pete’s Treats

Brighten your pup’s holiday with Pete’s Treats

Dog owners looking for a new tasty treat option to offer “man’s best friend” this holiday season are in luck now that Oklahoma State University has announced Pete’s Treats.

Oklahoma State and Haramaya Universities Meet

Oklahoma State and Haramaya Universities Meet

Several Oklahoma State University administrators recently met with Adem Hiko, PhD, dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at the Haramaya University in Ethiopia, to discuss possible areas of collaboration with OSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.

Honoring Veterans in 2019

Honoring Veterans in 2019

In honor of veterans and especially military veterinarians, Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine hosted a Veterans Day Ceremony on Nov. 11, 2019. Mark Bohannon, DVM, MPHTM, DACVPM, class of 1988 alumnus and U.S. Army veteran, presented “Thoughts on Veterans Day.”

Back pain can hit dogs

Back pain can hit dogs

You may have those days that your back severely hurts and you do not really want to move, or you feel a sharp shooting pain in your back, arms and/or leg? Your pet can experience the same problem.

Veterinary Medicine from India to Stillwater

Veterinary Medicine from India to Stillwater

As part of an international student exchange program with India’s Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS), seven veterinary students traveled to Stillwater, Oklahoma, to study at Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine during the 2019 fall semester. Three of the students, who will earn their veterinary medicine degrees in 2020, shared their experiences.

Veterinary Graduate Students present their Research in 3 Minutes

Veterinary Graduate Students present their Research in 3 Minutes

Several veterinary graduate students recently participated in the Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine’s 3 Minute Thesis Competition. Using one slide and no research jargon, these young researchers summarized their work in just three minutes in front of their colleagues and a panel of judges.

Dr. Morgan Honored Posthumously

Dr. Morgan Honored Posthumously

The late Gregor Morgan, BVSc, MVSc, DACT, of Mehan, Oklahoma, was recently inducted into the Oklahoma Higher Education Hall of Fame. Morgan was an associate professor of production medicine and theriogenology at Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine teaching for more than 30 years and serving as the food animal medicine section chief for 22 years.

Vet Med Faces of Research: Dr. Clinton Jones

Vet Med Faces of Research: Dr. Clinton Jones

Clinton Jones, Ph.D., is a Regents Professor and Sitlington Professor of Infectious Diseases in the veterinary pathobiology department at Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. His research focuses on two herpes viruses – bovine herpes type 1 and herpes simplex virus 1. Bovine herpes in particular carries with it huge economic impact for the cattle industry.

Remembering Veterans in 2019

Remembering Veterans in 2019

The Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine will host a remembrance ceremony on Monday, Nov. 11, at 11:30 a.m. in the McElroy Hall Auditorium to honor all veterans, especially military veterinarians. OSU College of Veterinary Medicine’s students, faculty and alumni have a long history of serving in the military.

Treating Canine Urinary Incontinence

Treating Canine Urinary Incontinence

Does your dog leak urine? Well, you are not alone! Urinary incontinence, or leaking urine, poses a common problem in dogs as they age, particularly for female dogs.

Sustainable Parasite Control in Cattle

Sustainable Parasite Control in Cattle

Cattle producers and veterinarians have enjoyed the benefits of highly effective internal parasite control products for many years. Strategic use of these products has allowed producers to maintain high levels of production from their animals even in the face of significant parasitism challenges.

Oklahoma State’s Veterinary Medicine program earns full accreditation

Oklahoma State’s Veterinary Medicine program earns full accreditation

The veterinary medicine program at Oklahoma State University is moving forward as they strive to become innovative world leaders in healthcare, research, and professional education. Thanks to implemented recommendations made by the American Veterinary Medical Association’s Council on Education (COE), Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine is once again fully accredited by the COE.

OSU Veterinary College receives USDA Veterinary Services Grant

OSU Veterinary College receives USDA Veterinary Services Grant

Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine received a U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture Veterinary Services Grant in excess of $235,000. The funds will be used to create an Integrated Beef Cattle Program for Veterinarians to enhance practice management and services.

Free testing for Equine Neurologic Diseases

Free testing for Equine Neurologic Diseases

Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine announced today that its Oklahoma Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (OADDL) will begin conducting free testing for select equine neurologic diseases. The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Food and Forestry (ODAFF) is subsidizing this testing for Oklahoma horses with clinical signs of central nervous system disease.

OSU research saves Florida dog

OSU research saves Florida dog

Research can be a tedious, long process as researchers search for answers, complete studies and publish results. Thanks to dog owner Nadine Blyn of Holiday, Florida, a group of Oklahoma State University researchers know their work paid off in a big way.

OSU Veterinary College celebrates National Veterinary Technician Week

OSU Veterinary College celebrates National Veterinary Technician Week

Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine values its veterinary technicians every day. To celebrate National Veterinary Technician Week, Oct. 13 – 19, the technicians, who are known for giving great care to veterinary patients, have been getting a little extra TLC themselves.

Dr. Ranjan receives funding to pursue device directed nanomedicine program

Dr. Ranjan receives funding to pursue device directed nanomedicine program

Dr. Ranjan receives National Cancer Institute, Petco Foundation and Focused Ultrasound funding to pursue device directed nanomedicine program.

Begin with the end in mind

Begin with the end in mind

Regardless of the calving season chosen for an individual program, we need to be thinking about preparing for the health needs of our breeding herd well before we are ready to AI or turn the bulls out. Health in our breeding herd is essential, and we must begin with the end in mind, focusing on our final product – healthy productive calves.