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Laura Castro

Our Laura Castro Chosen as SAVMA’s Champion of Student Wellbeing.

MORE LIKE MATE-OROLOGY. It’s #GroundhogDay, and when the large rodents emerge from their winter slumber, let’s just say it won’t be their shadows they’re searching for. We talked with our #NCStateVetMed exotic animal expert Tara Harrison about the tradition of looking to groundhogs to predict whether there will be six more weeks of winter. ...

ABSOLUTELY STUNNED.' #NCStateVetMed Professor Korinn Saker, one of fewer than 100 board-certified veterinary nutritionists in the country, has devised a liquid nutrition option for critically ill animals that her marketing and business partner, Jeff Sutherland of Canine Biologics, says amazed veterinarians at a conference last fall. "Why didn't someone do this sooner?" they wondered. Read this incredible story at the link in our profile. ...

ADMISSIONS UPDATE 📢 Did you apply to be a member of the #NCStateVetMed Class of 2027? We sat down with Jeff Huckel, director of Recruitment & Outreach at #NCStateVetMed, to see where we are in the admissions process and to find out what applicants can expect over the next few months. Watch below to see when to expect notifications and to hear about upcoming opportunities to connect with us! ...

WELCOME TO THE WORLD! Meet Ursula and her much quieter twin, Tito, two of the newest members of the NC State Veterinary Medicine family. We get to see many babies born in winter and early spring on our working, teaching farm known as the Teaching Animal Unit. Read more about the learning lab right outside our door here: http://ncst.at/eIAF50MBxwu ...

CREATIVE CASTING. The amazing ingenuity of the clinicians and technicians at #NCStateVetMed spans into doctoring as an art form, too. This recent patient, who needed a neck stabilization procedure, went home with a little winter wonderland to bring a smile to the owner's face. #vetschool #vetlife #vetstudent #excellence ...

PAWS FOR A BREAK. Find @beckettthetherapydog at the #NCStateVetMed library every Wednesday from noon to 1 if you need some rubbins and nubbins to get you through the day. #vetschool #vetstudent #therapydogs #sunshine ...