News Archive

09/15/2010
When the patient is a pooch. (SAIF Corporation)

The School of Veterinary Medicine, including the Rehabilitation Center, uses lift equipment that is similar to what is used on human patients.

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09/15/2010
Patching Up Wounded Puppies (Ivanhoe Newswire)

If your family dog got hurt, how much are you willing to spend to fix Fido? Consider that Americans will spend 47 billion dollars on their pets this year, and the answer is obvious. Now, some new science is proving that surgery doesn’t have to be the first option.

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“The interplay between animals and humans that affects health is a big field, and very important. The college is on the front line for providing early warning about these diseases and doing the research that will provide solutions.” Also see OSU News & Research Communication

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The program recognizes students who exemplify dedication and commitment to dairy and/or beef veterinary medicine. Third- and fourth-year veterinary students are eligible to receive the award. Selection is based on work experience, academic achievements, primary interests in veterinary medicine and career goals. Also see OSU News & Research Communication

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08/20/2010
Virus kills deer near Timberhill (KEZI-TV)

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- A virus found in deer in a Corvallis neighborhood may be the cause of death of as many as 20 black-tailed deer within the past month. Residents in the area say they're worried that the animals they've grown so accustomed to seeing, are all going to die off.

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Her empty stall is just a reminder of how useful beatrice was to over 700 veterinary students. Also see Gazette-Times

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What does a veterinarian do? As a part of the Oregon State University Adventures in Learning (AIL) program, a group of 12 bright and inquisitive middle school kids spent the last two weeks examining this question

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A stamp of approval this spring by the American Veterinary Medical Association to certify specialists in sports medicine and rehabilitation for animals will create new opportunities for students at Oregon State University – and better care for dogs, cats and horses in Oregon, and around the nation.

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06/15/2010
OSU’s Veterinary Diagnostic Lab part of national consortium (OSU News & Research Communication)

“Testing and performance standards established by the USDA are quite rigid and it’s a credit to our staff that we are part of the network,” said Jerry Heidel, who directs the lab for OSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine.

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06/14/2010
Next steps for OSU vet-med grads (Gazette-Times)

The program might not be glamorous, but it is prestigious. OSU has the only veterinary medicine degree program in the state, and getting accepted is no easy feat. Susan Tornquist, associate dean for student and academic affairs, said they generally get 400 to 500 applications. The acceptance rate for the class of 2012 was just under 11 percent.

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