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Oregon Has First Goat Museum in U.S.

Monday, July 15th, 2013

Stop by Fairview Farm outside Dallas, Oregon and you’ll find more than just goat cheese for sale. The nation’s first goat museum has opened there and features 200 square feet of facts, legends and photos —  everything you ever wanted to know about goats. Read more.

Helpful Horse Gets Yummy Thank You

Monday, June 17th, 2013

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 […]

Fracture fixed after jump from second-story window

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Smokey, a 4-year-old retired racing greyhound, was settling in as the beloved new member of the Arthenayake family, when, for unknown reasons, she jumped through second story window of her new home. Smokey’s family rushed her to their veterinarian, Dr. Roberta Porter (Class of 2008) at Alpine Animal Hospital. Dr. Porter stabilized Smokey, and after […]

OSU K9 research may aid human cancer treatment

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A dog diagnosed with a very aggressive form of cancer is beating the odds.  He’s alive today, thanks to some breakthrough cancer research by Oregon State University veterinarians. Nine-year-old golden retriever Orion was diagnosed about three months ago with stage four cancer, an aggressive type known as hemangiosarcoma that spread throughout his […]

OSU’s cutting-edge oncology clinic offers hope for one family’s dog

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Unlike humans, whose hair falls out during chemotherapy, dogs don’t lose their fur. I didn’t learn that when I was training to be an oncologist. I know it now because my dog has cancer. Read Jody Kujovich’s heart-warming article, “Saving Orion,” in Terra Magazine.

Leilani celebrates a year of life

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

The Lois Bates Acheson Small Animal Reception lobby was filled with celebration December 7 when client Jeannine Marshall arrived with all the trappings for a birthday party to celebrate the first birthday of her beloved dog, a Sheltie named Leilani Pearl. Marshall and the staff of the teaching hospital had much to celebrate because early […]