November 14, 2018
Tips for a Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving With Pets
Do your best to keep people food and pets as separate as possible. Fatty scraps such as chicken skin and oily dishes, as well as other rich foods, can lead to severe digestive tract issues...
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 30, 2018
A Once in a Lifetime Opportunity
For NC State College of Veterinary Medicine students and faculty, the World Equestrian Games offered an unprecedented opportunity to provide large-animal care and oversight at the largest sporting event to be held in the U.S. this year and one of the five largest international events.
October 21, 2018
From Costumes to Spooky Treats: Pet Safety Tips for Halloween
Keep people food and candy from pets, of course. It may be hard to keep track of pets, goblins, bags of candy, and easy access to party food, but ingesting chocolate, candy sweetened by xylitol, lollipops with sticks, or the wrong snack can...
October 14, 2018
For 6th Year, a Gathering to Remember Beloved Companions
The sixth annual Kindred Companions Memorial Gathering, coinciding with World Animal Day, featured music, poetry and speakers, along with some laughter and...
October 13, 2018
In Search of New and Better Cancer Treatments
Can researching cancer treatment in dogs and cats have long-term impact on human cancer treatment? The answer is yes, and the proof is in the work done by Michael Nolan, associate professor, radiation oncology and biology, and others at NC State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Nolan is leading research in two separate areas. The first involves clinical
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