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Equine Medical Director Dr. Rick Arthur to Retire

Equine Medical Director Dr. Rick Arthur to Retire Trina Wood February 26, 2021 Dr. Rick Arthur Equine Medical Director Dr. Rick Arthur will be retiring after 15 years of distinguished service in this position. An expert on horse racing injuries, regulation, drug testing, anabolic steroids, medications, veterinary procedures and pre-race veterinary examinations, Arthur provided valuable […]

Alumni Feature: Dr. Tracie E. Bunton

In celebration of Black History Month, the College features Dr. Tracie E. Bunton, who was the College’s first Black female veterinary graduate.

Alumni Feature: Dr. Ann R. Donoghue

As the College celebrates Women in Research this month, we recognize the many scientific contributions of our veterinary alumnae like Dr. Ann Donoghue!

Hooked on public good

For Lisa M. Lee, moving the needle on social justice is a big part of ethics — thinking not only about what public health can do to prevent disease and illness, but what and how it should do it.

NC State Veterinary Medicine Research Roundup, February 2021

A look at some of the latest published research from the CVM. Cattle Pain Management A survey of producers and veterinarians offers differing perspectives toward pain management practices in the United States cattle industry. The study, published in Animals, found that producers most often cited drug cost, availability and logistics for administration as factors impacting […]

OVC Researchers Further Heart Research

At the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), several researchers are focusing on heart health and disease. During February, Canada’s annual Heart Month, we are highlighting some of this ongoing work. Heart Month is a time to bring attention to the importance of cardiovascular health, as well as what can be done to prevent […]

Team of Specialists Save Mare and Foal in Difficult Birth

Team of Specialists Save Mare and Foal in Difficult Birth Rob Warren February 25, 2021 Bella and her colt at home shortly after she delivered him via C-section at the UC Davis veterinary hospital. “Case of the Month” – February 2021 When Bella, a 7-year-old Thoroughbred maiden mare, went into labor last month, her owners […]

Alumnus Wins Dr. Murray Fowler Lifetime Achievement Award

Alumnus Wins Dr. Murray Fowler Lifetime Achievement Award Rob Warren February 25, 2021 UC Davis alumnus Dr. Don Janssen (DVM ‘78) was recently awarded the Dr. Murray Fowler Lifetime Achievement Award from the American College of Zoological Medicine (ACZM). The award is given for exceptional commitment and contributions to the ACZM while making significant lifetime […]

Change of summer plans: from field work to virtual teaching

Thursday, February 25, 2021 – 2:40pm Screen-Shot-2021-01-25-at-3.49.33-PM.png Laci leading the Great Ape Team through their disaster preparedness scenario via Zoom This news item will redirect to:…

New test can detect presence of gene doping in equines, say Penn Vet researchers

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) have successfully developed a new test to systemically detect the local administration of illicit, gene doping therapies in equine athletes. The findings from the novel study, supported in part by the Pennsylvania Horse Breeders Association (PHBA) and the Pennsylvania State Horse Racing Commission, […]