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Each year, the dedicated caregivers at the College of Veterinary Medicine touch the lives of thousands who face medical emergencies or disease, or who seek to improve the quality of life for their companion animals. The success of our work depends in large part on the gifts and donations from people just like you. Alumni, friends, partners, and animal lovers whose generosity enables many of our efforts.
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Read about our donors, what inspired their gifts and how those gifts are making a difference in the lives of animals and people:
Finding a Better Way for Zora
Dick Johnson can succinctly yet poignantly sum up how he and wife, Donna, feel about the treatment their dog, Zora, received at the NC State Veterinary Hospital: “We got three years instead of six months.” Zora’s intelligent, piercing gaze now looks down upon the waiting room in the hospital’s radiation oncology service. The Portraits of
New to the CVM Family: Meet Deidre Bruce
A love of New Orleans music is one of the things that attracted Deidre Bruce from the Albany, N.Y. area where she grew up to the Crescent City. After several years in the corporate world, plus a fulfilling sideline as a volunteer for the Louisiana SPCA, she was transitioning to a job in the non-profit
The Heart of the Matter
When Clarke Atkins and Bruce Keene joined the faculty of NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine three decades ago, they had no way of knowing how intertwined their careers would become. They had already worked together at the University of Wisconsin for five years when two positions became available at NC State. “We came here
Extraordinary Care, Extraordinary Appreciation
Mike and Mary Jo Matthies of Aberdeen, N.C., call themselves “just ordinary people.” But their support for the North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine is anything but ordinary. And it’s guided by a deep love of horses. Mary Jo Matthies has enjoyed having horses in her life, and the couple even acquired a horse
Helping Families Weather the Storm
Pat and Almira Dallas moved to Oriental, N.C., to live simply, be by the water and go sailing. Dogs have always been a big part of their lives, so when they moved from Winston-Salem in 1988, they made sure that life on the coast would include space for canine companions. Pat sold his custom fireplace
For Jack the Cat, Happiness at Last
Jack was cranky the February morning he was brought to the NC State Veterinary Hospital, but that was nothing new. When Kirstin Smith first saw Jack, he was cranky then, too. Smith, who moved to North Carolina in 2013 from New Jersey, found him in her home state. Smith, who ran a rodent rescue in
Her Dog Changed Lives. Now it’s Mary Jo Pringle’s Turn
With a soft nuzzle or a simple trick, Blarney could effortlessly do what many cannot — make life just a little bit better. For eight years, Mary Jo Pringle would bring her dog — a golden retriever named after the Blarney Stone in Ireland — to nursing homes and senior day care centers. He’d visit people
NC State’s Day of Giving: How You Can Help the CVM
We all know that when the CVM family comes together, we can accomplish anything. Now let’s show the world. March 27 is NC State’s inaugural Giving Day, a 24-hour push to celebrate the collective spirit of the Wolfpack and to strengthen its future. As a member of the CVM family, you can help us make