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Wildlife goes nuts over acorns

Wildlife goes nuts over acorns

Acorns are a big part of wildlife diet.

Diagnosing Hardware Disease
Mon, Sep 21, 2020

While you may have heard of a cow being diagnosed with Hardware Disease, many misunderstandings exist about this syndrome.

Using Focused Ultrasound to Treat Cancer Patients at Oklahoma State’s Veterinary College
Wed, Sep 09, 2020

Seven years ago, Ashish Ranjan, BVSc, Ph.D., Kerr Foundation Endowed Chair, and professor in the Department of Physiological Sciences at Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, established a high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) program in the college. The program continues to grow, and with grant support from several entities including Petco, Ranjan’s team continues to recruit dogs and cats suffering from cancer for their clinical trials. His latest patient is Rhino, a gray and white tuxedo cat owned by Dr. Martin Furr, professor and head of Dr. Ranjan’s department at the veterinary college.

The Asian Longhorned Tick – In Oklahoma?
Fri, Sep 04, 2020

Originally from eastern Asia, the Asian longhorned tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis, has successfully established itself in Australia, New Zealand, several Pacific Region island nations and now the United States. A tick found on a sheep in New Jersey in 2017 was thought to be the first one in the United States; however, further analysis found the tick in samples from as early as 2010.

Veterinarians, Students and Cattle Producers Encouraged to Take Survey
Thu, Sep 03, 2020

Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine faculty encourage veterinarians, veterinary students and cattle producers to participate in the Integrated Beef Cattle Program for Veterinarians Survey. Distributed at the beginning of September, survey data collected will help drive OSU’s Integrated Beef Cattle Program for Veterinarians.

Vet Med Faces of Research: Dr. Joao Brandao
Tue, Sep 01, 2020

Joao Brandao, LMV, MS, DECZM (Avian) has been doing research focused on zoological medicine and exotic animals for more than 10 years. An associate professor of zoological medicine at Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Medical Hospital, Dr. Brandao tries to be as heavy on research as possible to contribute to the overall knowledge on a variety of species.

Landscaping for horses requires thoughtful planning
Thu, Aug 27, 2020

Appearance, functionality and animal safety are important factors for horse owners to consider as they change the trees and other plants in an equine’s environment.