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Archive for October, 2010

3rd Annual Shrimp Boil tailgater

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

From noon until just before kickoff with Arizona State on October 2nd, Dr. Rocky Bigbie masterminded a delicious shrimp boil on the lawn of Magruder Hall. The event, to which faculty, students and alumni were invited, was sponsored by Pfizer Animal Health. The healthy turnout enjoyed the opportunity to socialize, eat great food and cheer [...]

Blood Drive October 22

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

On Friday, October 22, the CVM will hold a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Small Animal reception parking lot. Donors need to register in the lobby before going out to the Blood Mobile. Volunteers are still needed at the registration table and in the bus cantina. If you haven’t already [...]

Dog receives radiation treatments locally

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

The Oncology Service at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) celebrated a milestone recently by radiating its first cancer patient. Jasmine, a dog with osteosarcoma (bone cancer), received radiation on a front leg at Samaritan Regional Cancer Center (SRCC) in Corvallis. Members of the team included Drs. Shay Bracha and Stuart Helfand, faculty oncologists; Dr. Krystal [...]

Pets soon able to get magnetic imaging (MRI)

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Early morning on October 5th, a large truck rolled in behind the back of the small and large animal facility of the Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) delivering a 1 Tesla magnetic resonance tomography unit in a mobile trailer. Stan Stearns, who is a member of the advisory council, the founder and president [...]

IVSA Nicaragua trip a success

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

The OSU International Veterinary Students Association (IVSA) has returned from the 4th annual veterinary service trip to Ometepe Island in Nicaragua, just in time for the start of a new school year. The temporary clinic, hosted in coordination with a local hostel, operated for five days and treated over 700 animals this year—99 of which [...]