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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.

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.