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Your healthy dog can help vets understand how dogs breathe in emergencies

The CSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital is seeking healthy dogs for an emergency-dare study. (CVMBS photo) By Dr. Amanda Cavanagh Emergency veterinarians often order blood gas tests to help them understand life-threatening conditions. An arterial blood gas test measures pH balance, oxygen and carbon dioxide levels in the blood. But they need more information for dogs […]

The buzz on bee toxicology

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Kuchipudi receives College of Ag Sciences award for research innovation

Suresh Kuchipudi, Dorothy Foehr Huck and J. Lloyd Huck Chair in Emerging Infectious Diseases, is the 2022 recipient of the Research Innovator of the Year Award, given by Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences to recognize faculty and staff who have made notable efforts to commercialize their Penn State research.  

Bird Flu Found in Red Foxes

The virus was identified at the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and confirmed by the National Veterinary Services Laboratories, a diagnostic testing lab in the USDA’s Animal Plant and Health Inspection Service. “Kits appear to develop severe clinical disease and die rapidly after infection, similar to what we are seeing in […]

Conspiracy Theorists Flock to Bird Flu, Spreading Falsehoods

Most human cases involve direct contact with infected birds, meaning the risk to a broad population is low, but experts around the country are monitoring the virus closely just to be sure, according to Keith Poulsen, director of the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, an agency that tracks animal disease in part to protect the state’s […]