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Milo: Traveling the Road to Recovery

Milo: Traveling the Road to Recovery

Milo, a rescued hound puppy, is traveling down the road to recovery. Born with front paws that turned upward instead of down, Milo underwent corrective surgery on January 9, 2019, at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences.

OSU's veterinary hospital treats puppy born with upside-down paws

OSU's veterinary hospital treats puppy born with upside-down paws

Milo, a 5-week-old hound puppy, was born with front paws that turned upward instead of down.

Register now to attend 2019 Eastern Oklahoma Beef Cattle Summit

Register now to attend 2019 Eastern Oklahoma Beef Cattle Summit

This year’s summit will emphasize effective stockmanship.

Producers should rotate hay feeding locations for cattle

Producers should rotate hay feeding locations for cattle

Concentrated hay-feeding sites can negatively affect hygiene in those areas during calving, leading to instances of scours and navel ill in calves.

Winter weather may affect cattle market factors, animal performance

Winter weather may affect cattle market factors, animal performance

Whether or not weather impacts are widespread enough to noticeably impact overall market conditions, cattle producers in specific areas of the country face significant management headaches.

Alice’s Adventures in Oklahoma

Alice’s Adventures in Oklahoma

Alice, a 7-year-old female rabbit from California, She recently spent 17 days at the CVHS for cancer treatment.

Treating equine bone spavin

Treating equine bone spavin

Equine athletes — those beautiful horses who compete in races, rodeos and other events — can suffer any number of medical issues. One common affliction that causes lameness in these animals is bone spavin, or degenerative joint disease.

OSU alumna among five Angus icons featured in new documentary

OSU alumna among five Angus icons featured in new documentary

Minnie Lou Bradley — the first woman to enroll in animal husbandry at Oklahoma A&M in 1949 — is one of five people from the Angus cattle industry being recognized for their greatness in the latest American Angus Association's documentary series, I Am Angus: The Art of Greatness.

Donor Match Will Help Oklahoma State Help Horses

Donor Match Will Help Oklahoma State Help Horses

The Center for Veterinary Health Sciences Ranch at Oklahoma State University wants to purchase a new ultrasound unit to enhance the learning experience of veterinary students in the area of breeding management and reproduction issues in horses.

OSU Ophthalmologists Offer Equine Cataract Surgery

OSU Ophthalmologists Offer Equine Cataract Surgery

Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences recently acquired a phacoemulsification machine that allows them to perform cataract surgery on horses.

What if it’s foot rot? What if it’s not?

What if it’s foot rot? What if it’s not?

Increased rain can cause lameness in cattle. The most common cause of lameness in beef cattle after rains is foot rot...

Changing Lives One Research Project at a Time

Changing Lives One Research Project at a Time

Dr. Ashish Ranjan is the 2018 Regents Distinguished Research Award recipient at OSU’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences.

Getting a Family Pet

Getting a Family Pet

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, there are several key things to consider when selecting a family pet.

Breaking Ground for the Future

Breaking Ground for the Future

The Center for Veterinary Health Sciences (CVHS) broke ground for a new classroom building on Nov. 29, 2018.

OSU vet school offers tips for protecting pets during the holidays

OSU vet school offers tips for protecting pets during the holidays

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.

Holiday Dos and Don’ts

Holiday Dos and Don’ts

For many, the holidays are a wonderful time of year to spread good cheer among friends, family, and of course, your pets. Here are some tips to keep your family pets safe this holiday season.

Veterans Day Observance: The 100th Anniversary of the Armistice

Veterans Day Observance: The 100th Anniversary of the Armistice

The Center for Veterinary Health Sciences welcomed Ret. Col. Gary White, DVM (’68), who presented “The 100th Anniversary of the Armistice” in honor of the men and women who have served our nation and defended our freedom, including military veterinarians

Calculation of livestock’s winter feed needs a must for cow-calf producers

Calculation of livestock’s winter feed needs a must for cow-calf producers

Snowy weather has swept southward through the Great Plains, reminding cow-calf producers that winter hay feeding has come to Oklahoma, or soon will be.

A Dream Come True: Up Close and Personal with Olympians

A Dream Come True: Up Close and Personal with Olympians

Logan Kembel was selected to represent OSU at the World Equestrian Games held earlier this fall in Tryon, North Carolina.

OSU researchers show it is possible to eat meat and remain ecofriendly

OSU researchers show it is possible to eat meat and remain ecofriendly

Recently published research by OSU agricultural economics experts showed an average household willing to spend just $20 annually on carbon offsets can achieve a carbon footprint similar to a vegetarian and continue eating conventionally raised beef.

OSU Veterinary Center Alumnus Placed in Congressional Office

OSU Veterinary Center Alumnus Placed in Congressional Office

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) recently announced that AVMA’s 2018-2019 fellows, Meera Chandra and Fred Lehman, have secured year-long placements as full-time staff in congressional offices.

Pope to Aid in Research on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses

Pope to Aid in Research on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses

Carey Pope, PhD, with Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, has recently been appointed to serve on the Department of Veterans Affairs Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses.

Keep your pets safe during winter weather

Keep your pets safe during winter weather

With the onset of winter weather, take precautions to ensure the safety of your pets.

Pain and Mobility Issues in Pets

Pain and Mobility Issues in Pets

Pain management and mobility issues in companion animals.