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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.

Milo goes home

Milo goes home

Milo the Coonhound puppy was released today from Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences four days after his scheduled pin removal surgery.

Milo: Next Steps

Milo: Next Steps

Milo, the now famous puppy born with upside down front paws, is making progress in his recovery from corrective surgery performed on January 9 at OSU’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences

Milo: Making Progress on Road to Recovery

Milo: Making Progress on Road to Recovery

At Milo’s second bandage change, his surgeon, Dr. Erik Clary, is pleased with the puppy’s progress.

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.