October 8, 2018
After Florence: Animal Health Risks
Among the health dangers are diseases transmitted by insects attracted to stagnant water, making those living in or near flooded areas particularly vulnerable. Owners are urged to keep animals away from standing water and to particularly avoid having horses drink or immerse themselves in standing water.
September 30, 2018
CVM Equine Research Projects Receive USEA Funding
Studies from Lauren Schnabel, CVM assistant professor of equine orthopedic surgery, and Jessica Gilbertie, a graduate student and member of Schnabel’s research lab, have been approved for funding by the USEA’s Board of Governors.
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
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...
June 11, 2018
Horse Farm Owner Honors Two NC State Equine Clinicians
Annie Eldridge puts her heart and soul into Settlers’ Run, her horse farm in Vass, N.C., and it means a lot to her when others care of her horses as much as she does. So when she found kindred spirits at the NC State Veterinary Hospital, she did something special. Last month, Eldridge presented Rich
June 4, 2018
Advanced MRI Coming to NC State Veterinary Hospital
A state-of-the-art MRI machine, offering the clearest images yet to aid in treating everything from neurological conditions to cancer, will soon make its home at NC State. NC State Veterinary MRI replaces the MRI service AnimalScan presently used by the hospital. AnimalScan will close by the end of June. During the transition, there will be
May 30, 2018
Reedy Creek Equine Farm Breaks Ground
NC State Veterinary Medicine took another step forward in its bold efforts to expand its equine program during a groundbreaking ceremony May 21 for the new Reedy Creek Equine Farm. The facility, located minutes from the CVM campus, will be a modern home for equine reproductive services and a shared space housing faculty and students
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
May 14, 2018
New Equine Cancer Therapy Successfully Treats Common Tumors
Electrochemotherapy, or ECT, enhances traditional chemotherapy injection into cancerous tumors by using short electric pulses, tremendously increasing cancer cells...
April 26, 2018
NC State Equine Health Projects Land Morris Animal Foundation Funding
Lauren Schnabel, assistant professor of equine orthopedic surgery, was awarded a nearly $132,000 grant for a three-year study on stem cell treatments for horses. Jessica Gilbertie, a CVM graduate student, earned a $100,000 grant for a two-year study to improve treatment of joint infections...