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Dr. Lara Sypniewski helps care for Pete's Pet Posse

As a clinical professor in primary care medicine and surgery, Sypniewski teaches practical hands-on skills to aspiring veterinarians and provides the highest standard of care to her patients at OSU’s Boren Veterinary Medical Hospital.
Dr. Lara Sypniewski holds Tasha, a P3 team member owned by Ashlyn and Dr. Erik Clary.
COVID-19 and Household Pets

Wed, Mar 24, 2021

The COVID-19 global pandemic impacted our lives, shuttered communities and took away precious human life. Although humans may not have appreciated staying at home, our animal counterparts have probably enjoyed the benefit of the increased time and attention.

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OSU Veterinary Hospital Expanding Services

Fri, Jun 12, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Medical Hospital has remained opened for emergency cases only. Starting next week, the hospital is happy to announce that it is expanding services.

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OSU lab on Stillwater campus to assist state with COVID-19 test analysis

Fri, Mar 27, 2020

Oklahoma State University is helping Oklahoma ramp up its COVID-19 testing capability after procuring supplies sufficient to analyze approximately 10,000 COVID-19 test samples being taken by health care professionals across the state.

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Bovine Sports Medicine — Keeping the Buck in the Bull

Fri, Dec 13, 2019

Animal athletes come in all shapes and sizes. Generations of selective breeding have produced genetic lines of animals that are deemed more suited to a specific athletic discipline. For example, some dogs are bred to hunt, while others are bred for agility; some horses are bred for racing, while others are bred to work with cows. The evolution of today’s bucking bull athlete is no different.

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OSU veterinarians tackle tortoise’s troubles

Wed, Sep 11, 2019

Oklahoma State University veterinarians embrace unique patients and complex cases. At the Boren Veterinary Medical Hospital, they recently took on another — a paralyzed 70-pound Sulcata tortoise named Radar.

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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.

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Ultrasound offers versatility in veterinary medicine

Mon, Jul 01, 2019

Ultrasound, also known as sonography, has been used in human and veterinary medicine alike for many years. Most people are familiar with its use in prenatal exams, allowing a “sneak peek” of the baby in utero. Ultrasound has a multitude of other uses and is becoming increasingly available to veterinary patients throughout Oklahoma.

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Spay and neuter advice goes for reptiles, too

Mon, Jun 10, 2019

Spaying and neutering dogs and cats is common and fundamental to prevent reproductive and other disorders. But this advice applies to most animals — and reptiles are no exception.

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Arthritic joints not just a problem in people

Fri, Apr 19, 2019

Medical researchers debate the precise mechanism, but the association between cold weather and intensified joint pain is well known to people with degenerative joint disease, or osteoarthritis (OA). And those suffering are many. According to a long-running study conducted by researchers at the University of North Carolina, nearly 50 percent of people aged 45 years or older experience OA-related knee pain, and for people living to the age of 85, one out of four will develop symptomatic OA in one or both hip joints.

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OSU vet school offers tips for protecting pets during the holidays

Thu, Nov 29, 2018

While decorating and entertaining this holiday season, remember, not everything people enjoy is safe for pets. Read on for tips to keep your pets safe this holiday season.

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New Options for Horses

Thu, Sep 10, 2015

Thanks to a $1 million lead gift from the E. L. and Thelma Gaylord Foundation, OSU’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences recently opened the Gaylord Center for Excellence in...

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