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OSU Veterinary Students Learn Field Skills

OSU Veterinary Students Learn Field Skills

Third year veterinary students had an opportunity this spring to hone their field anesthesia and equine surgery skills at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences.

Oklahoma State Advocates for Veterinary Medicine

Oklahoma State Advocates for Veterinary Medicine

Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences recently sent a small delegation to Washington, D.C., to participate in Advocacy Day for the profession of veterinary medicine.

Protecting moms during lambing and kidding season

Protecting moms during lambing and kidding season

Spring brings lambing and kidding season. Monitoring pregnant does and ewes is critical for a better outcome for both mothers and babies.

Interdisciplinary Toxicology Symposium held at OSU

Interdisciplinary Toxicology Symposium held at OSU

Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences recently held the Annual Interdisciplinary Toxicology Symposium at Wes Watkins Center including the 19th Annual Sitlington Lecture in Toxicology.

New smart phone app is for the birds

New smart phone app is for the birds

A new smart phone app developed at Oklahoma State University can help the ODWC provide more accurate hunting forecasts.

Oklahoma State to provide free eye exams to service & working animals

Oklahoma State to provide free eye exams to service & working animals

Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences will provide area Service and Working Animals with free sight-saving eye exams this May.

PEDv presence at Oklahoma Youth Expo means biosecurity a must to promote pig well-being

PEDv presence at Oklahoma Youth Expo means biosecurity a must to promote pig well-being

PEDv occurs only in pigs, is not a human health risk and has no effect on food designated for human consumption,

Milo visits OSU’s Veterinary Hospital

Milo visits OSU’s Veterinary Hospital

Recently Milo, the puppy with the upside down paws turned right side down, returned to Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences for a scheduled recheck visit.

Reducing pet overpopulation

Reducing pet overpopulation

Do you know the leading cause of death for domestic cats and dogs in the United States? Euthanasia.

Make sure bulls are ready for breeding season

Make sure bulls are ready for breeding season

Bulls that do not pass a breeding soundness exam will need to be replaced before the start of breeding.

Aurora Pharmaceutical supports OSU equine research

Aurora Pharmaceutical supports OSU equine research

Equine veterinarians at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences recently gathered to accept a donation from Aurora Pharmaceutical. The $5,540 gift is designated to support the research endeavors of equine house officers.

Spring-calving beef herds face nutritional challenges

Spring-calving beef herds face nutritional challenges

Late winter and early spring is the most challenging time of the year relative to the nutrition of spring-calving beef cows.

OSU to host Interdisciplinary Toxicology Symposium

OSU to host Interdisciplinary Toxicology Symposium

Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences will host the Annual Interdisciplinary Toxicology Symposium on Monday, March 25, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Wes Watkins Center on the OSU Stillwater campus.

Oklahoma State’s Shelter Surgery Program: Why it Matters

Oklahoma State’s Shelter Surgery Program: Why it Matters

At Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, the shelter surgery program provides the venue to spay/neuter approximately 3,200 dogs and cats a year.

Holbrook to serve on U.S. Endurance Team

Holbrook to serve on U.S. Endurance Team

US Equestrian recently announced the 2019-2020 team staff members for U.S. Endurance. Oklahoma State University’s Dr. Todd Holbrook will serve as one of five members comprising the Veterinary Advisory Group.

Good nutrition is vital to maintain rabbit health

Good nutrition is vital to maintain rabbit health

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.

OSU provides Veterinary Training for Police Dog Handlers

OSU provides Veterinary Training for Police Dog Handlers

Dr. Lara Sypniewski with Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences and Dr. Rachel Burke from Tulsa Animal Emergency Center, recently spent a day in Midland, Texas, working with police dog handlers on the best way to care for their canine partners.

Equine Research Park Expands

Equine Research Park Expands

The Equine Research Park at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences (CVHS) recently broke ground for a new equine exercise physiology laboratory.

Burba Named Veterinary Clinical Sciences Department Head

Burba Named Veterinary Clinical Sciences Department Head

Dr. Daniel Burba was named the Veterinary Clinical Sciences Department Head at the OSU Center for Veterinary Health Sciences.

OSU student named Truman finalist

OSU student named Truman finalist

Oklahoma State University junior Allison Wilton has been named among the finalists for the highly competitive 2019 Truman Scholarship, the premiere graduate scholarship for aspiring public leaders in the United States

The skinny on cow weight maintenance and forage intake, courtesy of OSU animal scientists

The skinny on cow weight maintenance and forage intake, courtesy of OSU animal scientists

OSU researchers broke the study into two phases: Maintenance energy requirements and voluntary feed intake.

Keep pregnancy toxemia on the radar

Keep pregnancy toxemia on the radar

A late pregnant doe with pregnancy toxemia.

Veterinary Technician Specialists Increase at Oklahoma State’s Veterinary Center

Veterinary Technician Specialists Increase at Oklahoma State’s Veterinary Center

Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences announces there are now five veterinary technician specialists (VTS) on staff at its Veterinary Medical Hospital.

Restoring the canine strut

Restoring the canine strut

There can be many causes if your dog is struggling to walk, but one of the most common is cranial cruciate ligament disease.