September 17, 2018
Hurricane Florence: NC State Equine Health Center Opens Horse Shelter
As a service to the North Carolina equine community, the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine has opened temporary shelter space at the Equine Health Center at Southern Pines for horses displaced by the catastrophic flooding caused by Hurricane Florence. Paddocks spaces are available for horses in stable health condition. All horses must have an up-to-date rabies
September 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
September 9, 2018
Hurricane Florence Preparedness: Tips for Animal Owners
North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, along with the American Veterinary Medical Association and other organizations, have useful information to help animal owners who find themselves in the path of severe weather that may require...
August 29, 2018
News and Updates, August 2018
A new shellfish initiative, how NC State is helping bring the World Equestrian Games to N.C. and more from a busy August on campus...
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...
July 29, 2018
News and Updates, Summer 2018
The Reedy Creek Equine Farm breaks ground. https://goo.gl/N1Th4r Horse farm owner honors equine clinicians Scott Bailey and Rich Redding. https://goo.gl/9ySU2D A Petco Foundation grant helps Bear the dog when the outlook was grim. https://goo.gl/KtnZG1
July 26, 2018
N.C. Sees its Third Case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis of the Year
EEE is spread by mosquitoes and causes brain and spinal cord inflammation...
July 2, 2018
Extraordinary Help for Bear
Think and Do the Extraordinary is more than a motto — it’s what we do every day at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. And it saves lives. Just ask Hannah Adams of Durham, the owner of Bear, a 6-year-old German shepherd mix. In January, Adams noticed a swelling between the left side of
June 25, 2018
A Promising Approach to Treating Canine Brain Tumors
The hospital’s radiation oncology service traditionally — and effectively — treats meningiomas, a common type of brain tumor in dogs, with surgery and radiation therapy...
June 17, 2018
Pain and Gain: Lascelles Leading the Way to Chronic Pain Relief
Like humans, animals experience chronic pain from conditions such as arthritis, muscle strain and nerve damage. In veterinary medicine, chronic pain is not well understood. The first step to a breakthrough: establishing and validating protocols for measuring and treating pain...