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Hospital Friend Brings Special Gifts

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

A couple of years ago, Diane Ostergaard brought her kitty into the OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Wolf was critically ill with cancer and was not eating so he spent some time in the ICU while the hospital built his strength up and treated his cancer. Today Wolf takes cancer medication every two weeks and most […]

Residency Program Accredited

Friday, April 27th, 2012

The OSU College of Veterinary Medicine’s residency training program in radiology that was recently accredited by the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR). This is in addition to accreditation of the program by the European Diagnostic Imaging program in 2011. To see a list of ACVR accredited programs, visit the ACVR website.

Scientists Investigate Mummy at CVM Hospital

Monday, April 16th, 2012

When a Portland woman inherited a creepy old mummy, she wasn’t sure who or what it was. That changed when she put it up for sale on E-bay. Two scientists from Quinnipiac University saw it and contacted her. Ron Beckett and Gerald Conlogue — former hosts of the National Geographic program “Mummy Road Show”  — […]

Hospital Repairs Injured Eagle Wing

Friday, April 6th, 2012

The Small Animal Clinic at the OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital treats cats and dogs only. But when a national symbol of freedom needs help, it’s hard not to make an exception. Last week the Chintimini Wildlife Rehabilitation Center (CWC) north of Corvallis, brought a bald eagle with a badly injured wing to the hospital. Small […]

New MRI Improves Treatment

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

A new MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) scanner at the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine enables clinicians in the  Lois Bates Acheson Teaching Hospital to conduct sophisticated imaging of an animal’s internal organs, spinal cord, ligaments and tissues. The instrument was donated by Stan and Judy Stearns who were the honored guests at a dedication ceremony for the new facility on Friday, Sept. […]

AAHA site visit a success

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

“We passed!” exclaimed Hospital Director Dr. Helen Diggs.  The triennial American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) accreditation site visit took place September 8 and was an overwhelming success. Six hospital services were individually evaluated as part of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital’s AAHA accreditation: Small Animal Medicine, Small Animal Surgery, Oncology, Cardiology, Anesthesiology, and Diagnostic Imaging. Other […]

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