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Archive for August, 2014

Benny the Beaver Visits the Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

  Oregon State University mascot, Benny the Beaver, visited the Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital to get a checkup in preparation for the upcoming football season. You can tag along with him in this video!

Student Represents OSU at International Congress

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

CVM senior student Megan Lee recently presented her research at the 2014 International Union of Microbiological Societies Congresses (IUMS) held in Montreal, Quebec Canada.  She was the winner of the OSU CVM Summer Research Day 2013, which provided the travel funds to IUMS. The research she presented to the international audience of microbiologists was entitled […]

OSU Research Seeks Survey Participants

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Oregon State University and the Oregon Sea Grant is launching a nationwide, online, survey-based study on “Pet Well-Being and the Environment”. The study is investigating the motivations for pet ownership, the environment that pet owners desire for their pets, and the pet owner’s decisions on the choice, use, storage and disposal of pet pharmaceuticals and […]

French Exchange Student Investigating Raptor Disease

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

The emerging interdisciplinary field of zoonotic disease is commonly focused on the transmission of infectious disease from animals to humans. Sophie Jouffrey is working this summer on research that investigates the presence of zoonotic pathogens in wildlife, who may transfer those bacteria to farm animals, who in turn, may infect the humans who handle them. […]

Summer Experience Highlights the Many Paths of Veterinary Medicine

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

This summer, sixteen academically talented Oregon students with an interest in veterinary medicine spent a busy week attending veterinary medicine workshops, doing research, and learning about college life as part of CVM’s Summer Veterinary Experience, also known as Summer Camp. The students were selected from a pool of applicants based on their grades, the recommendation […]

Benton County Offering Course in Large Animal Rescue

Monday, August 25th, 2014

The Benton County Sheriff’s Mounted Posse is offering a course on Large Animal Rescue for veterinarians, horse owners, volunteer fire fighters, and anyone interested. The class will be held at the Benton County Fairgrounds Oct. 24-25 and includes instruction in maneuvering large animals with rope systems, safe positioning, working with agencies, etc. Deadline for registration […]

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