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!
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The OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital experienced significant growth between 2009 and 2013. In that time period, small animal cases increased by 46%, food animal cases by 44%, and equine cases by 55%. Porcine and caprine visits increased over 100%. The total number of visits to the VTH increased 46.5 %, from 6,619 to 9,697.
Dear OSU Students and Staff, Woody, also known as “Sweet Woodruff”, passed away yesterday after a three-year battle with Osteosarcoma. Woody endured many hardships in his life; a rescue from an abusive first owner as a pup, a painful pinch from a car tire, and finally, several rounds of Chemo, due to osteosarcoma. And all […]
As a referral hospital, OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital sees a large number of emergency cases and that means blood transfusions are often needed. In the large animal hospital, the go-to horse for blood donations is Taffy. Taffy is a 1,600 pound draft horse with a mellow attitude and a heart of gold. Because of her […]
In April, surgeon Jennifer Warnock at the OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital rebuilt the wing of a bald eagle brought into the hospital by the Chintimini Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Corvallis. The wing was badly fractured and required delicate surgery involving pins and an external fixator. The eagle came through the surgery well but no one […]