September 21, 2017
Mark your calendar: The 26th Annual Dog Olympics is Oct. 7
Cheer canine athletes, celebrate the human/animal bond and help raise funds for homeless dogs at the 26th annual Dog Olympics at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 7. Dogs of all breeds, shapes and sizes are invited to participate in athletic and non-athletic competitions such as the
September 13, 2017
More Time for Dexter
Sean New is a busy young man with a job that keeps him hopping, a fiance named Hira and a lively adopted Jack Russell terrier named Dexter. Dexter is the most recent addition to this happy family, but now that they’re together they’re inseparable. When the News were living in Mebane, they talked about getting
August 1, 2017
One Lucky Dog
Life in Lucky’s world was fine until he developed lameness in his right hind leg. Initial examinations by private veterinarians indicated a possible osteosarcoma: bone cancer...
July 17, 2017
Shedding Light on an Emerging Infectious Disease
A new research project answers lingering questions about Bartonella and Bartonellosis...
July 12, 2017
A 6-year-old female Dalmatian has come out a winner thanks to quick thinking and teamwork by clinicians...
June 15, 2017
Canine Influenza: Know the Facts
Think of kennel cough and canine influenza as you do colds and flu in people. The best prevention against any infection is avoiding exposure, we should always be cautious when our dogs are around other dogs. Good practices include...
May 30, 2017
Saving a Schnauzer’s Sight
The initial consultation was with the ophthalmology service, but after an examination and an MRI, the case found its way to radiation oncology. Otto was suffering from a meningioma, a tumor arising from the meninges, membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord...
April 9, 2017
Translational Research Sparks Grad Student’s Extraordinary Passion
Courtney Sparks’ determination to develop more effective treatments for a hereditary skull malformation in Cavalier King Charles spaniels could lead to improved treatments for people...
January 31, 2017
NC State Veterinary Hospital Provides Dialysis Treatment
Hemodialysis comes into play with severe cases of acute kidney injury (kidney failure) resulting from infection or any other causes. Candidates for this treatment demonstrate such symptoms as...
December 13, 2016
Tackling Osteosarcoma in People and Pet Dogs
In humans, osteosarcoma most often strikes teens and sometimes kids even younger. In dogs, osteosarcoma is most common in large and giant breeds, such as Great Danes, Rottweilers and Saint Bernards. There hasn’t been any notable progress in the treatment and survival of human or dog patients with osteosarcoma in the last 30 years...