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Equine Influeza Outbreak Temporarily Closes Large Animal Hospital
The Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Oregon State University will not accept horses for anything but emergency services until at least Tuesday, Dec. 2, due to three diagnosed cases of equine influenza virus at the hospital.
The virus is a highly contagious respiratory disease in horses that typically is not fatal, but is a particular concern to foals and pregnant mares.The three infected horses have been placed in isolation and are being monitored for signs of disease. Officials wish to emphasize that this is equine influenza virus, not equine herpes virus-1, a more serious disease that is often confused with the influenza virus. Equine influenza is not transferable to humans or other animal species, but can spread rapidly among horses and other equine species.
Other than equine species, the situation will not affect the care of any other small or large animals at the hospital.
The College of Veterinary Medicine offers public tours of its facilities to groups and individuals.
The Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital conducts clinical trials in conjunction with research on disease, diagnosis, and treatment of animals. View a current list of open clinical trials seeking participants.
Pet Day is one of the most popular annual events in Corvallis! There are lots of fun activities including dog agility demonstrations, a petting zoo, canine Frisbee contests, teddy bear surgery, hospital tours and more. Numerous booths provide information on animal health and wellness, nutrition, adoption and therapy. Other booths and displays feature llamas, goats, greyhounds, and reptiles. And there's lots of food!
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Deceased Pet Donation Program
Honor your pet's life by donating its body to our Deceased Pet Donation Program. This supports veterinary education by allowing your beloved pet to live on through the training of the next generation of veterinarians. Donations are accepted by appointment only: 541-737-6864. For more information, read our brochure and our authorization form.
Endophyte Service Lab
The Endophyte Service Lab tests feed materials for ergovaline, lolitrem B and ergot alkaloids.
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