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Alum Remembers First Pet Day

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

In 1987, Andrea Glass woke up one day with an idea. A first year CVM student and the PR person for SCAVMA, Glass thought a community event all about pets would be a great way to promote the college. When she introduced her  idea to Associate Dean Norm Hutton, he was a little skeptical but […]

Alumni Open House at Pet Day!

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

CVM alumni are invited to celebrate the 25th Anniversay of Pet Day at an Open House in Magruder Hall on May 5, 2102, 1:30 – 2:30 pm. Bring your family to enjoy all the fun Pet Day events then stop by the Magruder library for refreshments. You can visit with Sue Tornquist, Patrick Kamins, faculty, […]

Alumna Has 2,000 Best Friends

Friday, April 6th, 2012

On an average day at the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in southern Utah you will find nearly 2,000 dogs, cats, and other animals who came from shelters and rescue groups around the country for special care they can only receive at Best Friends. The sanctuary has a dedicated group of veterinarians, trainers, and caregivers who […]

Alumna Shares Inspiring Story

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

This year, alumna Jamie Sullivan (Class of 2009) passed her boards with flying colors and went to work as a DVM. Why is this news? Because she had to tackle some big hurdles on the way to becoming a veterinarian. Veterinary school is challenging for anyone but soon after enrolling at OSU in 2005, Sullivan […]

Joe Snyder: A Fine Fellow

Monday, November 7th, 2011

On a recent tour of new facilities at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Joe and Jane Snyder were greeted with hugs from faculty and staff at every turn. The Snyders are long-time friends of the College and Dr. Snyder is a graduate of the very first DVM class at OSU. In those days, there were only […]

Alumna Rides Into Reality Television

Monday, October 24th, 2011

When Marla Van Dyke was a vet med student doing her externship at a practice near Eugene, she adopted a two-week-old Paint Horse named Lucy who had been rejected by her mother. Raising a new foal was a big job for a busy vet student so Marla’s sister Jill took on the constant feeding schedule. […]

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