January 15, 2019
The Mark of Compassionate Care
Susan Ryan and her 9-year-old cocker spaniel, Goldie, have become familiar faces at the NC State Veterinary Hospital since Goldie received a pacemaker three years ago. And the faces at the hospital have become more like family. “I am so glad I chose NC State,” said Ryan, who travels from her home in Richmond, Va.,
December 17, 2018
Ten Most Memorable Stories of 2018
We fought cancer together, fought hurricanes together and, with steadfast resolve, vowed to fight against some of the biggest health problems around the world.
December 9, 2018
New to the CVM Family: Meet Niki Theobald
Niki Theobald wasn’t able to attend veterinary school, but a love of animals has guided her life. The Colorado native worked at a wolf rescue, at zoos and at the Duke Lemur Center before joining the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine as the director of development for the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Foundation. Theobald’s
November 12, 2018
Grateful Clients Award Anesthesia Team
Coat of Excellence
Winston was scheduled for a CT scan, generally a routine procedure that includes anesthesia. At first everything seemed normal. About five minutes in, the anesthesia team noticed that Winston’s heart rate began to slow...
November 7, 2018
Winter 2018 The Oath Magazine
For this special edition of The Oath, we're celebrating everything equine. As North Carolina's impactful horse industry continues to grow and diversify, the CVM remains committed to innovative therapies and state-of-the-art medical care that is practiced here each and every day.
November 6, 2018
After Highway Fall, an Extraordinary Recovery
The inscription on the Gallop of Honor plaque couldn’t be more fitting: “Colby: the miracle horse!” Pamela Johnson of Pikeville, N.C., said in March, 15-year-old Colby was in a trailer on his way back to the Johnsons’ barn. They were about to take an exit off Highway 70 near home when a truck driver got
October 9, 2018
‘The Extra Mile’: Mathews Honored for Extraordinary Care
When Todd and Carla Baker’s English bulldog Chancho started experiencing breathing problems, they knew just where to go. “We always bring our dogs to NC State,” said Carla Baker. “They go above and beyond.” Waiting for them at the hospital was clinician Kyle Mathews, professor of soft tissue and oncologic surgery. Chancho, 10, was diagnosed
September 25, 2018
Chayah Memorial Scholarship Recognizes Dedication and Compassion
The scholarship is designed for fourth-year students with a minimum 3.8 GPA who have a commitment to animal rescue or shelter medicine. It fully funds the final year of veterinary school.
September 4, 2018
NC State CVM Annable Scholars Announced for 2018-2019
The Michele M. and Ross M. Annable Scholarship Endowment, established in 2016, covers up to half of student tuition and fees. Recipients for the need-based scholarship are selected in part on...
August 26, 2018
Kitchen Remodel is Just What the Doctor Ordered
Thanks to a generous contribution from Nestlé Purina, the kitchens at the NC State Veterinary Hospital are getting a state-of-the-art makeover...