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The Use of CBD in Dogs and Cats

The Use of CBD in Dogs and Cats

Over-the-counter hemp CBD products are marketed as all-natural treatments for a plethora of ailments in both humans and pets. Many pet owners look to hemp CBD as an alternative treatment for medical disorders such as anxiety, pain and seizures.

OSU Veterinary Students Attend AVMA Legislative Fly-In
Tue, Feb 11, 2020

Four veterinary students at Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to participate in the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Legislative Fly-In. Veterinary students and veterinarians from across the country participated in a two-day legislative workshop followed by a visit to Capitol Hill to meet with their respective elected officials.

Vet Med Faces of Research: Dr. Lyndi Gilliam
Mon, Feb 03, 2020

Lyndi Gilliam, DVM, Ph.D., DACVIM, is an associate professor of equine internal medicine in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. In addition to treating patients at the college’s Veterinary Medical Hospital and teaching the next generation of veterinarians, Dr. Gilliam conducts research.

OSU Vet Med Hosts Equine Seminar
Mon, Feb 03, 2020

Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine recently hosted Advanced Equine Diagnostics, a two-day seminar for equine veterinary practitioners sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim, Boland Veterinary Sales, Patterson Animal Health and the veterinary college and organized by Dr. Rosslyn Biggs, the college’s continuing education director. Participants attended lectures and hands-on labs to hone their clinical skills.

Clearing up canine cataracts
Mon, Feb 03, 2020

Cataracts are a leading cause of blindness in people around the world and the most common cause of vision impairment in people over age 55. Similar to people, as dogs age, their eyes may start to look cloudier. While many similarities between the human eye and the canine eye exist, there are many differences, including the most common cause of cataracts in dogs.

OSU Vet Med and Payne County Audubon Society Release Owl
Wed, Jan 29, 2020

The Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine and the Payne County Audubon Society recently released a rehabilitated barred owl.

Third-Year OSU Veterinary Student Listed as First Author in Scientific Publication
Tue, Jan 28, 2020

Rachel Maranville of Albuquerque, New Mexico, is doing more than earning her DVM degree at Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Maranville recently completed a research project under the guidance of associate professor of zoological medicine Dr. Nicola Di Girolamo, and her hard work is about to pay off. Just a third year veterinary student, Maranville will be listed as the first author when the research is published in JAVMA, the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.