October 17, 2018
National Veterinary Technician Week: Meet Donna Decker
As a diagnostic imaging technician at the NC State Veterinary Hospital, Donna Decker gets a clear picture of what’s going on inside a patient.
October 16, 2018
National Veterinary Technician Week: Meet Damian Launer
Growing up in Bloomington, Ind., Damian Launer loved animals and wanted to become a veterinarian so much that he began working in a private practice when he was just 15 years old. He learned about veterinary medicine from the ground up and just kept working. After relocating to North Carolina he was hired into the
October 15, 2018
National Veterinary Technician Week: Meet Jeannie Losey
Jeannie Losey has served as a vet tech for two decades, first beginning her career at NC State in soft tissue before moving to dentistry, where she is a clinical technician.
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 12, 2018
National Veterinary Technician Week: Meet Robin Lazaro
As a veterinary technician supervisor in the hospital’s intensive care unit, Robin Lazaro is on the front lines of her profession, where she has been for nearly 30 years.
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
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.
October 1, 2018
News and Updates, September 2018
Twenty-one CVM Annable Scholars for 2018-2019 announced. https://goo.gl/6tRDor Mucosal environment of older pigs helps newborn pigs recover from intestinal injury, according to a study from lead author Amanda Ziegler. https://goo.gl/bg2tPS Alum Tyler Allen named to list of 100 most influential young African Americans. https://goo.gl/rUjKHE As we cope together with the devastation caused by Hurricane Florence,
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...