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Grant of $35,000 will extend efforts to save more animal lives in Stillwater
The Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences is excited to announce that Lin Liu, Ph.D., FAPS, has been named a Fellow of the American Physiological Society.
Floodwaters disturb the soil, which can expose the spores that trigger the diseases.
Thanks to a long standing relationship with the Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS) located in India, two Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences’ faculty members and six veterinary students will be trading places with our colleagues in India.
Professor and interim department head Heather Gappa-Fahlenkamp and associate professor Joshua Ramsey, both of chemical engineering in the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology represented Oklahoma State University at the 2019 BIO International Convention.
In addition to the irritation factor, flies can transmit an important bacterial infection that can escalate production losses and negatively impact animal welfare—pinkeye.
Widespread flooding in Oklahoma has affected wildlife populations.
Excessive moisture can lead to foot rot in cattle, for which lameness is often the first symptom.
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.
The new center will be a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to conducting animal studies primarily related to climate variability, production efficiency and sustainability in the areas of animal and human health; animal genetics, growth, nutrition and reproduction; and general animal well-being.
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.
The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation and Course Hero have named an Oklahoma State University professor as one of eight emerging leaders in their field who are on a trajectory to help students grow into thought leaders and innovators of tomorrow. Jason Bruck, an animal behaviorist specializing in marine mammal communication and cognition, is a teaching assistant professor in the Department of Integrative Biology.
Diarrhea or scours is commonly seen in young dairy calves
Thanks to the generosity of David and Tracy Kyle of Tulsa, Oklahoma, OSU’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences recently established the Tracy Kyle Chair in Small Animal Medicine.
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.
Twelve members of the class of 1969 returned to Stillwater in May to celebrate their 50th year reunion. Class representative, Dr. Michael Lorenz, talked about his career and his class.
Dr. Mark and Mrs. Kathy Bohannon established a scholarship and the Mark and Kathy Bohannon Endowed Chair in Public Health through two generous gifts including a $1 million estate gift. Dr. Bohannon sat down to talk about his career as a veterinarian in public health and what inspired them to donate.
Veterinary school isn’t easy — that’s a given. Imagine suffering a spinal cord injury as you’re on the path to your dream. The injury forces you to use a wheelchair, making veterinary school exponentially more difficult. That’s the situation Mary Beth Davis faced.
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.
For only the fifth time in the history of OSU’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences a senior student received both the Gentle Doctor and the Dean Clarence H. McElroy Awards.
Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences recently hosted the Transition Ceremony for the class of 2020.
Kelly Allen, MS, Ph.D., an assistant professor of veterinary parasitology at OSU’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences (OSU-CVHS) whose research focuses on vector-borne diseases, is working to learn more about Chagas disease in Oklahoma.
Debbie and Tim Sodowsky have been driving 2 hours one way to assist Dr. Leslie Wagner with her research project.
The Oklahoma State University Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi recently announced the 2019 inductees into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.