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Archive for February, 2012

Calendar Honors Courageous Pets

Friday, February 24th, 2012

Professor Stuart Helfand is the founder of Oregon Cancer Care for Animals (ORCCA), a foundation  dedicated to the study and treatment of cancer in companion animals. Dr. Helfand and his oncology team have created a calendar in honor of the many pets who have been treated for cancer at the OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital. It […]

Alcohol to Zebrafish: Current Work in Skeletal Biology

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Associate Professor Urszula Iwaniec, School of Biological and Population Health Sciences, will speak on bone health across a lifespan in Magruder 102 on Tuesday, February 28, 12:00 – 1:00 pm. Learn about her research in OSU’s Skeletal Biology Lab. Sponsored by the CVM Department of Biological Sciences. All are welcome.

Presentation on Geriatric Pet Care

Friday, February 17th, 2012

Plan to attend a great seminar in Magruder 102 on February 24, 2012, 12:00 – 2:00. Dr. Mary Gardner will present Caring Beyond a Cure: A Look at Geriatric Patient Care Including Hospice and Euthanasia. Dr. Gardner’s is the founder of Lap of Love, an organization of veterinarians that provides in-home hospice and euthanasia services. […]

Alumna Shares Inspiring Story

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

This year, alumna Jamie Sullivan (Class of 2009) passed her boards with flying colors and went to work as a DVM. Why is this news? Because she had to tackle some big hurdles on the way to becoming a veterinarian. Veterinary school is challenging for anyone but soon after enrolling at OSU in 2005, Sullivan […]

Prom Dresses Decorate Magruder

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

What do you do with those elegant dresses and sparkly shoes once the SCAVMA Winter Formal is over? Donate them to a great cause! Robyn Thompson, Class of 2014 and SCAVMA events coordinator, has set up a clothing rack in the Magruder lobby to encourage everyone to scour their closets for gently-used prom dresses and […]

One Dog’s Saga

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

First-year CVM student, Kimberley Bruce, has an strange-but-true story about a dog she adopted when she was working at a vet clinic in Eastern Oregon. Humphrey the dog arrived at the clinic severely malnourished and clearly abused. “He absolutely melted my heart when I saw him,” says Bruce. “He looked horrible; too weak to stand […]