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Archive for March, 2012

Wildlife Rehab Conference in Corvallis

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

The 2012 Wildlife Rehabilitation Conference is coming to the LaSells Stewart Center in Corvallis on March 31st. Guest Speakers include OSU Associate Professor Rob Bildfell presenting on wildlife diseases, Flo Tseng, Director of the Wildlife Clinic at Tufts, presenting on medical techniques, and Curt Clumpner, Director of the International Bird Rescue Center, presenting on facilities […]

Volunteers Help Low Income Pet Owners

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

The big-hearted members of the CVM Shelter Medicine Club (SMC) were in Portland last week to provide free veterinary care for low income pet owners at the Health Equality Screening Fair. Joining them were doctors Kirk Miller and Zarah Hedge from the Oregon Humane Society and Dr. Austin Viall, CVM resident. This is the second […]

It’s Time to Register for Pet Day!

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Mark your calendars! This year is the 25th Anniversary of OSU College of Veterinary Medicine’s annual Pet Day. Plan to join the fun on Saturday, May 5th from 10am to 5pm in the Magruder Hall neighborhood. This year there will be lots of exciting new activities to celebrate the anniversary milestone, including an alumni open […]

A Student’s View of the WVC

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

by Sami Pederson (Class of 2013) By day three of the Western Veterinary Conference, I already felt like it had been worth the trip. With two days left, I was blown away by everything learned and the people met. Vet schools all over the US (and Canada) are producing some seriously stellar students. My arrival […]

41,980 Pounds of Food

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

It’s hard to believe that a college that has only 224 students could gather 41,980 pounds of food in a few weeks but CVM did it! Thanks to the hard work of the Food Drive Committee, and the generous staff, faculty, and friends of the college, this year Vet Med came in third for pounds […]

New Llama: Some Assembly Required

Friday, March 9th, 2012

How many vet students does it take to build a llama? According to CVM student Britton Nixon, two can do it but it’s not easy. Last summer, anatomy professor Terri Clark ordered a box of llama bones and assigned Nixon and fellow student Andrea DeCoite the job of assembling them. The first objective of the […]