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Class of 2022 Begins Journey to Earn DVM Degree at Oklahoma State

Class of 2022 Begins Journey to Earn DVM Degree at Oklahoma State

Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences recently welcomed the class of 2022

Your Pets and Heartworm Disease

Your Pets and Heartworm Disease

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, all dogs, cats and ferrets are susceptible to heartworm infection.

Equine Enterprise Management certificate program offered by Oklahoma State University

Equine Enterprise Management certificate program offered by Oklahoma State University

OSU’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is doing its part to fill the void with a first-of-its-kind program, the Equine Enterprise Management certificate program, will be offered to any undergraduate student at the university.

Teaming Up to Help Canine Officers

Teaming Up to Help Canine Officers

Drs. Lara Sypniewski and Rachel Burke recently teamed up to work with local police departments to train canine handlers in working dog tactical field care.

Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease

Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease

Information about feline lower urinary tract disease.

Treating the Four-Legged Victims

Treating the Four-Legged Victims

Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences joined the effort to help those affected by this spring’s wildfires in western Oklahoma

A New Look

A New Look

Veterinary hospital’s upgraded CT scanner provides sharper images and better diagnoses

OSU Experiment Station in Lane to host Aug. 15 field day

OSU Experiment Station in Lane to host Aug. 15 field day

The Wes Watkins Agricultural Research and Extension Center will host a field day for agricultural producers on Aug. 15, focusing on heifer replacement and vegetable crop production.

Vehicles and Pets: What You Need to Know

Vehicles and Pets: What You Need to Know

What you need to know when taking pets in a vehicle

Exploring Different Paths of Veterinary Medicine

Exploring Different Paths of Veterinary Medicine

Alexa Hunter of Folsom, Calif., is spending 12 weeks this summer exploring one possible path of the many available after earning a DVM.

Summer heat can be dangerous for your pets

Summer heat can be dangerous for your pets

Be aware of how summer heat affects your pet.

Zoonotic Diseases: You and Your Pets

Zoonotic Diseases: You and Your Pets

Zoonotic diseases can spread from animals to people, and sometimes, from people to animals. Tips for protecting you and your pet.

Follow BQA guidelines when treating and selling cows

Follow BQA guidelines when treating and selling cows

It is imperative beef producers follow prescribed withdrawal times as directed on the medication labels, as recommended by Beef Quality Assurance guidelines for treatment of common summertime ailments with cattle.

Go gold with mid-to-late summer supplementation for fall-born replacement heifers

Go gold with mid-to-late summer supplementation for fall-born replacement heifers

OSU Cooperative Extension recommendations for cow-calf stakeholders to get the most out of their summertime pasture resources.

Grandparent University at OSU's Veterinary Center

Grandparent University at OSU's Veterinary Center

Eight grandchildren and their grandparents spent the two-day GPU learning about veterinary medicine and doing some fantastic hands-on activities at the 2018 Grandparent University.

OSU Veterinary Center Hires New Hospital Director

OSU Veterinary Center Hires New Hospital Director

Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences has named J. Jeff Studer, DVM, DACVO, as the new director of its Boren Veterinary Medical Hospital. 

Make sure your pets are safe this Independence Day

Make sure your pets are safe this Independence Day

July 4th safety for your entire family--including pets.

Oklahoma State Veterinary Center Identifies Exotic Tick

Oklahoma State Veterinary Center Identifies Exotic Tick

It’s not every day you see a new tick! Dr. Susan Little’s research group at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences recently identified a nymphal longhorned tick or bush tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis. The tick came from a dog in Arkansas through a national tick surveillance project being conducted by Little’s team. The OSU lab confirmed the morphologic identification by sequencing and reported the finding to the United States Department of Agriculture.

Vet for a Day: 4-H Students Visit OSU’s Veterinary Center

Vet for a Day: 4-H Students Visit OSU’s Veterinary Center

Thirty-one 4-H members from across Oklahoma spent the day trying their hand at veterinary medicine at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences.

Be sure to optimize a horse’s water intake this summer

Be sure to optimize a horse’s water intake this summer

Monitoring a horse's water intake is a vital management tool all equine owners need to practice, according to OSU Cooperative Extension recommendations.

From 4 to 64: Hospital Gets New CT Scanner

From 4 to 64: Hospital Gets New CT Scanner

OSU’s Veterinary Medical Hospital recently upgraded its CT scanner from a 4-slice scanner to a 64-slice scanner.

Starting early in the day a key to properly handling cattle in hot weather

Starting early in the day a key to properly handling cattle in hot weather

Clock management isn't just for sports. It is important for cattle producers working their herds to get up early and get to work before the daytime temperatures reach elevated levels.

Understanding Cats

Understanding Cats

Cats have a language all their own.

Dr. Kay Helms, 2018 Oklahoma Veterinarian of the Year

Dr. Kay Helms, 2018 Oklahoma Veterinarian of the Year

The Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association named Dr. Kay Helms of Coalgate, Okla., the 2018 Oklahoma Veterinarian of the Year.