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Archive for April, 2013

Alumni Needed for OSU Day of Service

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Join the Beaver Nation in making a difference — turn out with CVM alumni for Community Day of Service! On Saturday, May 18, 9:30 am – 1 pm, Willamette Valley Animal Hospital is hosting a low-cost feline vaccine clinic at the Salem Friends of Felines as part of OSU’s nationwide Community Day of Service. This […]

Human Drugs Helping Animals

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

More and more veterinarians are using treatment protocols that have typically been limited to humans in the past. The pharmaceutical industry is taking notice and developing specialized treatments for animals that are similar to human medicine. CVM professor Stuart Helfand is one of the ground breakers in this transfer of medical knowledge between species. To […]

Fun New Stuff at Pet Day This Year

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Come on down to Pet Day on Saturday, May 4th, 10 am – 4 pm. There are lots of new events this year including a dog massage booth, dog nail trims for $5, Benton County Rabbiteers, free blood pressure screening by OSU College of Pharmacy, and a Pet Costume Contest at 1 pm. For more […]

One Health Learning

Sunday, April 28th, 2013

As the late afternoon sun pours into the glass lobby of Magruder hall, students from different colleges around the valley gather around Patrick Kamins, Student Services Coordinator, asking for directions to the IPE rooms. Enrolled in Interprofessional Education, they are joining CVM students in small groups to discuss specific public health cases. In one conference […]

Student Selected for Coveted Scholarship

Friday, April 26th, 2013

The Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship is awarded to only 18 veterinary students across the United States each year. “We do not recruit applicants,” says Staff Sergeant David Barnett. “We have many hundreds of students who apply.” This year CVM student Jake Tidwell was one of the deserving recipients. Tidwell went through a rigorous process […]

Dogs Get Stressed Out Too

Friday, April 26th, 2013

    Thirty-three dogs who just can’t handle it right now. Courtesy of Buzz Feed.

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