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Archive for February, 2013

Guinea Pigs Are More Than Fuzz Balls

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

A researcher in psychology at the University of Queensland has found that animals in the classroom have a positive impact on autistic children. Read more.      

Small Ruminants in Your Future?

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

The CVM Ag Animal Club invites you to a lunchtime talk on “Incorporating Small Ruminants into your Mixed Animal Practice” given by Dr. Annika Rogers (Class of ’08). The presentation will be held in Magruder 102 on Tuesday, March 5th, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Pizza will be served so RSVP by Sunday, March 3rd: vixvat98@gmail.com […]

Call of the Wild Symposium

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

The CVM Zoo, Wildlife & Exotic Animal Medicine Club is delighted to announce our upcoming spring symposium! This year’s symposium is entitled “Call of the Wild: Practicing Non-traditional Species Medicine in the Pacific Northwest” and will feature a wide range of speakers and labs spanning topics from forensic wildlife pathology to turtle shell repair. The symposium […]

New Equine Medicine Video

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

  The Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital now has a pair of videos on their website. The Small Animal Hospital video takes the viewer on a tour of the hospital from a dog’s-eye point of view, and has been on the website for nearly a year. Just last week, a new video featuring equine […]

Students Deliver at OSU Sheep Center

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Despite a substantial reduction in the number of sheep in the OSU sheep barns, CVM students are still getting some terrific experience by helping with the lambing this spring. Last year an outbreak of Q fever and Johne’s disease in the flock required managers to test and remove infected ewes. Then they implemented a radical […]

Speaker Offers Insight on Inner World of Animals

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Virginia Morell, author of the new book, “Animal Wise,” will give insights into the inner world of animals during a talk at Oregon State University on Thursday, March 7, 2013. The free, public event begins at 7 p.m. in the Construction & Engineering Hall of the LaSells Stewart Center on the OSU campus. Covering a […]