June 13, 2018
Meet the Director of the New NC State Veterinary MRI Service
When the NC State Veterinary MRI launches, small animal MRI services will take place through a mobile service on campus until renovations to the service area are completed...
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 6, 2018
At NC State Veterinary Hospital’s Blood Bank, Life-Savers in Reserve
Not long after 12-year-old springer spaniel Gracie nearly bled to death, she met one of the dogs who saved her life...
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
News and updates, May 2018
Susan Bashford’s love of horses and other animals is the underlying theme of her life. It is now showcased in a donation to NC State’s Gallop of Honor. https://goo.gl/c2P8Hk When Ellen the pet rat with diagnosed with a particularly aggressive form of cancer, the CVM and the Petco Foundation stepped in to help. https://goo.gl/i4ae9b A
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 17, 2018
More Education About Pet Toxins Needed, Study Finds
An online survey asked participants to identify potential animal toxicants on a list of 25 common household items, including plants, foods and over-the-counter medications. Fifteen of the listed items were toxic to pets; the remainder were not...
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...
May 8, 2018
A New Way Forward for Ellen
When Kayla Wingard comes home from work, Ellen jumps up to greet her. “She’s sweet, like a little puppy,” said Wingard. But Ellen is decidedly not a puppy. She is a brown rat, one of two that Wingard adopted when she was working for the Discovery Place Science Museum in Charlotte. Ellen, along with her