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Archive for March, 2013

Dog Saves Trapped Hiker

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

  A mutt named Mole is a hero in Riverside, California for leading his owner to a hiker trapped in a rocky crevice. Read the whole story.

Oregon Humane Society Plays Yenta with Obama’s Dog

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Single, curly, female seeks prom date. Just another posting on Match.com?¬† No, it’s a message from a goldendoodle named Ramona who currently resides at the Oregon Humane Society in Portland. Ramona made a You Tube video (with the help of the OHS staff) asking presidential pooch, Bo Obama, to take her to the Doggie Dash […]

Head Shaving and Other ‘Gifts’ Bring in the Bucks

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Every year faculty, staff and students in the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine make an impressive showing in the cross-campus competition to raise the most money and food for Linn-Benton Food Share. This year featured a wonderfully creative¬† cupcake war; a huge silent auction that included some amazing gift packages; a diverse and delicious chili […]

CVM Gets Stuck For A Good Cause

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

On March 6th, faculty, staff, and students volunteered to go under the needle at the 5th Annual CVM Red Cross Blood Drive. Organizer Lindy Young reports: With additional help from the College of Forestry, 41 donor appointments were scheduled. Between 10:15 and 3:15 we exceeded our original goal of 30 units by collecting 31. Ten […]

Students See Acupuncture in Action

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Fourth-year students on morning rounds in the large animal hospital last Friday had an opportunity to see acupuncture in action. Dr. Jacob Mecham was treating a horse with a paralyzed arytenoid cartilage in her larynx by placing acupuncture needles in her neck. Student Melissa Flora helped by reading a list of designated locations from a […]

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