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Archive for April, 2012

Scientists Investigate Mummy at CVM Hospital

Monday, April 16th, 2012

When a Portland woman inherited a creepy old mummy, she wasn’t sure who or what it was. That changed when she put it up for sale on E-bay. Two scientists from Quinnipiac University saw it and contacted her. Ron Beckett and Gerald Conlogue — former hosts of the National Geographic program “Mummy Road Show”  — […]

Young Animal Medicine A Popular Topic

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

At the Oregon Veterinary Medical Association Conference last month, four OSU professors were invited to give presentations. Dr. Erica McKenzie talked about the use of a high-speed treadmill to assess a horse’s tolerance for exercise and Dr. John Schlipf addressed the role of practitioners in making referrals. But on Friday, March 16th it was all […]

Alumni Open House at Pet Day!

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

CVM alumni are invited to celebrate the 25th Anniversay of Pet Day at an Open House in Magruder Hall on May 5, 2102, 1:30 – 2:30 pm. Bring your family to enjoy all the fun Pet Day events then stop by the Magruder library for refreshments. You can visit with Sue Tornquist, Patrick Kamins, faculty, […]

Students at Oregon State learn how to rescue horses from ravines, and much more!

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

By: Ashley Galen Oregon State University, Class of 2013 Last summer I participated in an externship at a local equine practice where I met Dr. Shannon Findley, a recent graduate of UC Davis with a lot of enthusiasm for equine emergency response.  During veterinary school she took courses in large animal rescue and participated in […]

Hospital Repairs Injured Eagle Wing

Friday, April 6th, 2012

The Small Animal Clinic at the OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital treats cats and dogs only. But when a national symbol of freedom needs help, it’s hard not to make an exception. Last week the Chintimini Wildlife Rehabilitation Center (CWC) north of Corvallis, brought a bald eagle with a badly injured wing to the hospital. Small […]

Alumna Has 2,000 Best Friends

Friday, April 6th, 2012

On an average day at the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in southern Utah you will find nearly 2,000 dogs, cats, and other animals who came from shelters and rescue groups around the country for special care they can only receive at Best Friends. The sanctuary has a dedicated group of veterinarians, trainers, and caregivers who […]

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