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Archive for November, 2013

New Magruder Sign Pokes Fun at U of O

Monday, November 25th, 2013

Dr. Keith Poulsen, Large Animal Clinician at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, saw the dozens of tailgater tents jamming the parking lot across from Magruder Hall on game day and had a great idea: Put up a big banner promoting hospital services. The VTH marketing team was all over that; you can’t beat free advertising to […]

AVMA’s Thanksgiving Tips for Pet Owners

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) provides top tips that will leave pet owners thankful they don’t have to make a trip to the animal “ER” this holiday season. “This is the time of year that many veterinary hospitals report a significant increase in emergency calls particularly those relating to digestive track disturbances resulting from […]

Winding Path Leads Student to Her True Calling

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Shelby’s path in life didn’t always point toward becoming a Veterinarian. She began her journey to this realization by earning her Associates degree from Mt. Hood Community College, and then went on to finish her Bachelor of Science in Anthropology at Portland State University. Back in those days, she aspired to be “the next Jane […]

Labrador Retriever Hunts People For Fun

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Meet the new face of the College of Veterinary Medicine: Lani McIlroy. Lani is a seven year old Labrador Retriever with a gentle, quiet personality, whose photo (taken by VTH Associate Director Ron Mandsager) is now featured on the college Facebook page banner. But what makes her a rock star is her ‘job’ with the […]

Specially Trained Dogs Help Oregon State Police

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

The nine dogs in the Oregon State Police Drug Detection Canine program have tracked down their fair share of illegal drugs. The dogs’ keen sense of smell makes them top-notch search engines for vehicles, storage facilities, luggage and other drug hiding places. “Our drug detection canines have proven to be important partners for our department and […]

Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

No matter how much we love our pets, sometimes we forget that they get older faster than us. We may recognize that they don’t chase the ball much anymore, and they sleep a lot, but do we really think about what we can do to make their senior lives better? The Bark.com has ideas for […]

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