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OSU parasitologists present at international meeting

OSU parasitologists present at international meeting

Several parasitologists from Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences and the National Center for Veterinary Parasitology, which is housed at the center, recently participated in the 27th Conference of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology held in Madison, Wisconsin.

Vesicular Stomatitis Virus (VSV) case confirmed in Oklahoma

Vesicular Stomatitis Virus (VSV) case confirmed in Oklahoma

The Oklahoma Department of Food and Forestry announced July 30, 2019 that Vesicular Stomatitis Virus (VSV) was confirmed in a Tillman County horse. VSV has been reported in Texas, Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming in 2019. This is the first case in Oklahoma since the 1990s.

OSU veterinarians lead at theriogenology conference

OSU veterinarians lead at theriogenology conference

Veterinarians from Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences were involved in leadership roles at the recent Annual Conference of the Society for Theriogenology (SFT) and the American College of Theriogenologists (ACT).

Dr. Biggs joins OSU Veterinary Center

Dr. Biggs joins OSU Veterinary Center

Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences welcomes Rosslyn Biggs, DVM, as the director of continuing education and beef cattle extension specialist. She comes to the center with 14 years of veterinary experience in large animal practice and public service.

Tots and Turtles

Tots and Turtles

WATCH: Several youngsters were delighted to help Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences release seven tiny turtles at Sanborn Lake in Stillwater.

Milo celebrates 6 months post-surgery

Milo celebrates 6 months post-surgery

Milo, now an 8-month-old Coonhound, and his owner, Jennie Hays of Luther, Oklahoma, joined Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences team to celebrate the puppy’s progress six months post-surgery.

Blalock receives Oneok Veteran Scholarship

Blalock receives Oneok Veteran Scholarship

Cody Blalock, class of 2022 at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, is one of three Oklahoma State University students selected to receive a Oneok Veteran Scholarship. Blalock has been in the United States Military for nine years.

OSU veterinarian appointed to Focused Ultrasound Scientific Advisory Board

OSU veterinarian appointed to Focused Ultrasound Scientific Advisory Board

The Focused Ultrasound Foundation recently appointed Ashish Ranjan, PhD, BVSc, Kerr Foundation Endowed Chair and associate professor in the Department of Physiological Sciences at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, to their Veterinary Program Scientific Advisory Board.

Freeman named 2019 Oklahoma Veterinarian of the Year

Freeman named 2019 Oklahoma Veterinarian of the Year

Dr. Charles Freeman of Hobart, Oklahoma, had no idea he was receiving the veterinarian of the year award when he attended the Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association’s annual conference in January 2019.

OSU veterinary surgeons win competition

OSU veterinary surgeons win competition

The American College of Veterinary Surgeons announced the winners of their 2019 video competition highlighting veterinary specialty surgery successes--Drs. Erik Clary and Cara Blake.

OSU places its first bronchial stents in a dog

OSU places its first bronchial stents in a dog

Dr. Shane Lyon, associate professor of small animal internal medicine at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, recently placed bronchial stents in a dog for the first time at OSU.

Grissett joins OSU Veterinary Center

Grissett joins OSU Veterinary Center

Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences is pleased to announce the arrival of Jeremiah Grissett. Grissett, a licensed marriage and family therapist, will serve as the center’s full-time counselor and wellness coordinator.

Grandparent University Visits OSU’s Veterinary Center

Grandparent University Visits OSU’s Veterinary Center

Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences welcomed 15 youngsters and their grandparents on June 27 and 28 as part of OSU’s Grandparent University program.

News from OSU’s Comparative Exercise Physiology Laboratory

News from OSU’s Comparative Exercise Physiology Laboratory

Dr. Michael Davis, professor and Oxley Endowed Chair at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, heads the center’s Comparative Exercise Physiology Laboratory assisted by veterinary technician Montana Fulton. Recently Davis and Fulton attended the 139th IOC conference on mitochondrial respirometry in Schroeken, Austria.

Heart Patient Doing Well

Heart Patient Doing Well

Drs. Jennifer and Mark Bianchi, veterinarians of Edmond, Oklahoma, recently reported that their dog, Maverick, an 11-year-old Corgi, is doing great two months after undergoing heart surgery at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences.

Petco Foundation Invests in Lifesaving Work of Operation Catnip Stillwater

Petco Foundation Invests in Lifesaving Work of Operation Catnip Stillwater

Grant of $35,000 will extend efforts to save more animal lives in Stillwater

Liu Named APS Fellow

Liu Named APS Fellow

The Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences is excited to announce that Lin Liu, Ph.D., FAPS, has been named a Fellow of the American Physiological Society.

Trading Places in Veterinary Medicine

Trading Places in Veterinary Medicine

Thanks to a long standing relationship with the Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS) located in India, two Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences’ faculty members and six veterinary students will be trading places with our colleagues in India.

Don’t let flies get the best of your cattle’s eyes

Don’t let flies get the best of your cattle’s eyes

In addition to the irritation factor, flies can transmit an important bacterial infection that can escalate production losses and negatively impact animal welfare—pinkeye.

How to assess dehydration in scouring calves

How to assess dehydration in scouring calves

Diarrhea or scours is commonly seen in young dairy calves

Tracy Kyle Chair in Small Animal Medicine

Tracy Kyle Chair in Small Animal Medicine

Thanks to the generosity of David and Tracy Kyle of Tulsa, Oklahoma, OSU’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences recently established the Tracy Kyle Chair in Small Animal Medicine.

Class of 1969 celebrates 50 year reunion

Class of 1969 celebrates 50 year reunion

Twelve members of the class of 1969 returned to Stillwater in May to celebrate their 50th year reunion. Class representative, Dr. Michael Lorenz, talked about his career and his class.

Dr. Mark Bohannon: Taking the Road Less Traveled

Dr. Mark Bohannon: Taking the Road Less Traveled

Dr. Mark and Mrs. Kathy Bohannon established a scholarship and the Mark and Kathy Bohannon Endowed Chair in Public Health through two generous gifts including a $1 million estate gift. Dr. Bohannon sat down to talk about his career as a veterinarian in public health and what inspired them to donate.

Mary Beth Davis: Anything is Possible

Mary Beth Davis: Anything is Possible

Veterinary school isn’t easy — that’s a given. Imagine suffering a spinal cord injury as you’re on the path to your dream. The injury forces you to use a wheelchair, making veterinary school exponentially more difficult. That’s the situation Mary Beth Davis faced.