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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.

Chute-side vaccine cooler a useful tool for cattle producers

Chute-side vaccine cooler a useful tool for cattle producers

Studies show respiratory disease in cattle – also known as BRD, shipping fever or pneumonia – may cost the U.S. cattle industry more than $2 billion annually.

Life-Saving Research

Life-Saving Research

OCRID scientists confront devastating diseases that sicken millions.

Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation: What it Means for the Horse Owner

Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation: What it Means for the Horse Owner

OSU’s Veterinary Medical Hospital is home to 27 board certified specialists in many areas including but not limited to cardiology, equine internal medicine, ophthalmology, anesthesiology, equine surgery, and sports medicine and rehabilitation. For the equine owner that means one thing—an entire team of highly qualified specialists is treating your horse!

Dr. Melanie Boileau Named 2018 Regents Distinguished Teacher

Dr. Melanie Boileau Named 2018 Regents Distinguished Teacher

Melanie Boileau, DVM, MS, DACVIM, received the 2018 Regents Distinguished Teaching Award for OSU’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences.

Pregnancy checking: Go with old school or new technology?

Pregnancy checking: Go with old school or new technology?

It is that time of year when spring calving beef herds are scheduling their annual pregnancy evaluation. I’ll review the options available and the pros and cons of each.

Focused Ultrasound: A New Approach to Treating Cancer and Non-Healing Chronic Wounds

Focused Ultrasound: A New Approach to Treating Cancer and Non-Healing Chronic Wounds

Oklahoma State University is the first veterinary school to offer focused ultrasound treatment as a service in addition to surgery and chemotherapy.

National Veterinary Technician Week

National Veterinary Technician Week

National Veterinary Technician Week 2018

Johnson Named Distinguished Alumnus of Veterinary Center

Johnson Named Distinguished Alumnus of Veterinary Center

Bill Johnson, DVM, DACVP, of Stillwater was recently named a 2018 Distinguished Alumnus of Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences.

Dr. Cowles Named Distinguished Alumnus

Dr. Cowles Named Distinguished Alumnus

Reynolds Cowles, DVM, was recently named a 2018 Distinguished Alumnus by the Alumni Society of Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences.

Qualls Named Distinguished Alumnus

Qualls Named Distinguished Alumnus

Charles Qualls, DVM, PhD, DACVP, was recently named a 2018 Distinguished Alumnus by the Alumni Society of Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences.

Vigilance is job one in ensuring fair-bound livestock are and remain healthy

Vigilance is job one in ensuring fair-bound livestock are and remain healthy

OSU Cooperative Extension animal health recommendations for livestock exhibitors at Oklahoma's two state fairs.

Five Things You Should Know about Anaplasmosis This Fall

Five Things You Should Know about Anaplasmosis This Fall

Every fall, several cases of the cattle disease anaplasmosis are usually seen in this region. Here are the top five things cattle owners should know about the disease in case it rears its ugly head again this year.

Deer proofing can help preserve your landscape

Deer proofing can help preserve your landscape

Landscape plant suggestions and techniques to help reduce damage done by deer.

Current Trends in Animal Reproduction Research

Current Trends in Animal Reproduction Research

The speed and the amount of information compiled by veterinary practitioners and researchers in the field of animal reproduction is amazing. One area that is particularly interesting is the field of epigenetics.

Going the Extra Mile to Save a Dog

Going the Extra Mile to Save a Dog

Some owners will do anything for their beloved dog. Some will go the ‘extra mile’ or 6,400 miles to be exact, to make sure their pet is happy and healthy. In Riggs’ case, his owners went halfway around the world to Japan just for him.

Science proves 45-day weaning period for calves adds significant value

Science proves 45-day weaning period for calves adds significant value

Value-added calves a proven commodity for cow-calf producers.

Chagas Disease in Oklahoma?

Chagas Disease in Oklahoma?

Kelly Allen, MS, PhD, a parasitologist and researcher at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, is working to learn more about Chagas disease right here in Oklahoma

Partnering to Advance Elephant Healthcare

Partnering to Advance Elephant Healthcare

Researchers at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences are collaborating with teams at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden and Tulsa Zoo to study blood coagulation in Asian elephants to provide insight into the detection of bleeding disorders, which may help guide treatment of EEHV and other serious diseases afflicting elephants in human care and the wild.

Veterinary Student Gains Research Experience with Collaborative Project

Veterinary Student Gains Research Experience with Collaborative Project

Michael Wallis spent his summer involved in a collaborative research project studying Asian elephants to try to answer the question, how long does it take a healthy elephant’s blood to clot and how can we test their clotting?

$11.1 million for OSU pioneering respiratory disease research

$11.1 million for OSU pioneering respiratory disease research

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $11.1 million to a major biomedical research center at Oklahoma State University to continue the work of more than 60 scientists from three research institutions in the state. OSU’s Oklahoma Center for Respiratory and Infectious Diseases (OCRID) received the grant to fund a second, five-year phase of the center’s research mission begun in 2013 when it was founded.

Set protocols now in preparation for assisting a cow or heifer in labor

Set protocols now in preparation for assisting a cow or heifer in labor

OSU Cooperative Extension recommendations for fall-calving herd management: When to assist with labor.