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USask scientists probe tick-borne Lyme disease

While most people dread dealing with ticks, University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers are keen to work with the parasite as they investigate the host-pathogen system responsible for Lyme disease in Canada.

Texas A&M Researchers Study Brain Cancer To Improve Treatments For People, Dogs

Dr. Beth Boudreau and Patches Dr. Beth Boudreau, an assistant professor of neurology, welcomes Patches’ family to the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Small Animal Hospital (SAH). Patches, a sweet and playful dog, is visiting the SAH to be treated for a glioma, a form of cancer that grows in […]

U of G Symposium Highlights Public Health, Zoonotic Research

Research across the public health and zoonotic disease spectrum will be the focus during a virtual symposium with the University of Guelph’s Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses (CPHAZ). Zoonotic disease – diseases that transmit from animals to people – and their impact on public health have been in sharp focus during the COVID-19 pandemic…

Beat The Heat: How To Keep Pets Safe From Heatstroke

Summer is a time for barbeques, picnics, and other outdoor fun with family, friends, and pets. But with summer comes high temperatures, making it more important for owners to know how to recognize the symptoms of heatstroke and heat exhaustion in pets. Heat exhaustion is a general term for the lethargy, discomfort, and weakness caused […]

Saving Snakes from Spherical Snacks

Snakes are excellent predators – or maybe we should say “egg-cellent,” since eggs are often on the menu. But snakes’ senses can sometimes be fooled by other ovoid objects, like golf balls. And when a hungry snake can’t tell the difference between an egg and a golf ball, it can cause serious problems. Greg Lewbart, […]

Conversation: Alex Bailey & Rushika Perera

Rushika Perera is the chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and an associate professor of virology in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology. (CSU Photography) Alex Bailey is a member of the College’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and a third-year student in the Doctor […]

UC Davis Launches Second Season of ‘Deans Discuss’ Podcast Series

UC Davis Launches Second Season of ‘Deans Discuss’ Podcast Series Rob Warren May 12, 2021 Uniting Human and Veterinary Medicine What do human and veterinary medicine have in common? More than just a global pandemic, as UC Davis School of Medicine Dean Allison Brashear and UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Dean Michael Lairmore explore […]