March 4, 2019
CVM Alum Personifies an Attitude of Gratitude
When Rick Hovis received his DVM degree in 1989 from the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, he was part of just the fifth graduating class. As a newly minted veterinarian, Hovis returned to practice near his hometown of Lowell, N.C., just outside of Gastonia. Even though he was barely six months into his career
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.
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
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...
August 2, 2018
A Lifelong Love of Cavalier King Charles Spaniels
Cathy Eason has been in love with Cavalier King Charles Spaniels for 27 years. She has owned them, bred them, shown them, poured time and affection and money into keeping them healthy. And she has seen some of her 17 dogs die before their time because of the two most prevalent ailments affecting the breed:
May 30, 2018
DeFrancesco Receives Inaugural Cardiology Faculty Award
Teresa DeFrancesco, NC State College of Veterinary Medicine professor of cardiology and ICU critical care, is the recipient of the newly established Cobblestone TAGS Faculty Excellence Award in Cardiology. The award was created and funded by Deborah and Paul Resnick, longtime supporters of the CVM and the NC State Veterinary Hospital. The award recognizes faculty
May 14, 2018
The Art of Giving
Beauty is in the eye of Susan Dahlin Bashford. She not only creates it through her paintings, but shares it through a joy of life that radiates when speaking with her. You hear it when she talks about her childhood in a mountainous region of Guatemala. Her family lived there for a while when her