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

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.
Relief fund aims to help wildfire animal victims

Wed, Nov 27, 2019

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.

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Dr. Tyler named OSU Vet Med Distinguished Alumnus

Mon, Sep 09, 2019

Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences recently announced the center’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients—Drs. John Myers, Ronald Tyler, Sr., and Paul Welch.

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Recognizing histoplasmosis in pet dogs and cats

Thu, Aug 01, 2019

There’s a fungus among us! According to the Centers for Disease Control, each year 500,000 people in the U.S. contract histoplasmosis, a potentially fatal fungal infection. Histoplasmosis also infects dogs and cats. In fact, Oklahoma probably sees the most cases of histoplasmosis in pets in the U.S.

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Today’s veterinary care includes specialists

Thu, Jul 18, 2019

Veterinary care has changed dramatically over the years. While we still treasure the idea of James Herriot taking care of all animals, great and small, veterinary medicine recognizes the benefit of specialists the same way that human medicine does. These specialists spend extra years of training in a narrow specialty to become very knowledgeable in that one area.

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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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Treating ‘bobcat fever’ in domestic cats

Mon, Jun 03, 2019

Cytauxzoonosis (aka bobcat fever) is an acute, often fatal tick-borne disease caused by the hematoprotozoan parasite Cytauxzoon felis. Cytauxzoonosis often strikes healthy, young adult cats who have access to or live outdoors.

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Battling a newer strain of canine influenza

Fri, May 17, 2019

A new dog flu is making its way across the country. The original canine influenza virus, identified since 2000, mutated from a horse strain and spread from infected dogs for about a week, meaning outbreaks were few and brief.

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Corneal ulcers: More than just a scratch

Thu, May 02, 2019

A corneal ulcer is one of the most common eye problems seen in pets. The cornea is like a windshield, protecting the eye. It is composed of multiple layers with an outer layer, the epithelium, preventing cloudiness and protecting the rest of the cornea from infection. An ulcer occurs when the corneal epithelium is damaged.

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Lacombe Elected to International Scientific Board

Tue, Apr 09, 2019

Oklahoma State University’s Véronique A. Lacombe, DVM, has been elected as a full member of the Board of the International Society for Heart and Vascular Metabolism. Her three-year term begins in June with the society’s 17th annual international meeting. The society is at the vanguard of biomedical research in metabolic homeostasis, an expanding field across many areas, including the cardiovascular arena.

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Good nutrition is vital to maintain rabbit health

Wed, Mar 06, 2019

Rabbits are among the most common pets in the United States. Quiet and friendly, they make great companion animals. As herbivores, their gastrointestinal (GI) tract is specifically adapted for a plant-based diet. Although preventable, improper nutrition is one of the most common causes of disease in pet rabbits.

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