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Archive for January, 2014

AAEP Students Learn Wet Skills and More

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Seven members of the OSU Student Chapter of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (SCAAEP ) represented the  College of Vet Med this past weekend at the 2014 Texas A&M SCAAEP Wet Lab. Students from 18 schools attended the wet lab where each student picked 4 labs out the 23 that were offered that day. […]

List of Most Common Household Items That Poison Pets May Surprise You

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Pet Poison Helpline has published a “Top Ten” list of household items that generated the most poison consultations for dogs and cats in 2013. While not all items on the list are highly toxic, they are all found in most homes and can make pets sick. The items below are presented in order of frequency […]

New Fourth-Year Students On Board

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Four new students have joined CVM for their veterinary medical school fourth-year rotations.     Allison Bonang is from Ross University. Her home town is Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She is interested in exotics and wildlife, small animal and mixed practice. She enjoys badminton and hiking.         Jenni Moore is from St. George’s […]

McKenzie Receives Award to Study Arabians

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

The Morris Animal Foundation recently awarded CVM Dr. Erica McKenzie $87,271 to study the cause of Exertional Rhabdomyolysis in Arabian Horses. McKenzie has a background in equine sport medicine and her Ph.D. involved the study of exercise-induced muscle damage in Thoroughbred horses. along with with third-year student Dr. Melissa Fiedler, McKenzie has also been studying […]

Shelter Medicine Resident Working to Save More Cats

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

As a young woman, Lena DeTar thought she wanted to be a doctor. In college, she majored in pre-med and anthropology but soon discovered that the real world of medicine often ran counter to her desire to help people. “I was really turned off by all the HMO stuff and all the influence of insurance […]

Seen A Lot Of Animal Movies?

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

The CVM Facebook page has another fun contest: Famous Movie Animals Quiz! It’s a fun way to win some prizes and will test your knowledge of favorite movies that feature animals as characters. First prize will receive a CVM Fleece Vest and Second Prize is a CVM Mug! The quiz takes about 5 minutes. Deadline […]

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