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Grandin has written extensively about her experiences with autism and speaks around the world on that subject as well as on animal welfare, cattle handling and other animal science subjects.

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04/15/2010
Animal Disease Traceability: Why should YOU care? (Oregon Beef Producer)

OSU College of Veterinary Medicine faculty Dr. Aurora Villarroel writes in the April 2010 issue of Oregon Beef Producer.

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A new U.S. Census Bureau survey warns that there may not be enough veterinarians to protect the nation's food animal supply. Only about 17 percent of the vets in the U.S. work with food supply animals. In Oregon, four counties have no large animal veterinarians.

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Rural veterinarians seek next generation; study finds rural lifestyle is main draw.

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In rural Grant County, the pair tend everything from pets to livestock. “We see it all at this clinic,” Nash says. “We can’t specialize. If a dog comes in, we do dog medicine. If a pig comes in, we do pig medicine. If an exotic bird comes in, we do exotic bird medicine.”

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The netting was wrapped around the animal's head and several feet of trailing net were trapped between rocks, giving the animal only about a 10-foot radius of movement, recuse coordinator Jim Rice said. The sea lion had been stuck there about a day and may have been tangled up for about a week. Also Read 'Quick action saves sea lion trapped in trawl net' (Gazette-Times)

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When you first meet David Sisson, you don't suspect he's a cutting-edge animal heart surgeon. He looks like your favorite uncle, the one who pulls up to family gatherings in a beat-up VW bus with a surfboard on top.

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03/15/2010
Pooch pacemakers? Canine cardiology gets a boost at OSU. (OSU News & Research Communication)

During the past five years, OSU has developed a growing reputation for its cardiology program, which college leaders say is now in the “upper echelon” of programs nationally.

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"Their efforts, in and out of the laboratory, have greatly contributed to the sport's credibility, integrity and the quality of care given to canine athletes."

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01/20/2010
OSU installs horse treadmill (Oregonian)

OSU officials say this is the only treadmill of its kind in Oregon and its mission will be to diagnose and rehabilitate performance animals, to conduct research, and to provide a training ground for students in the state’s only veterinary college.

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OSU buys $170K treadmill for horses (KVAL-TV)
Treadmill Helps Horse Diagnosis (KEZI-TV)
High-Speed Treadmill Gives Osu Improved Ability To Treat Horses (OSU News & Research Communications)

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