March 20, 2017
Creature Comforts: 10 Ways Animals Could Help with Happiness and Health
Having a pet or interacting with an animal can heighten a day like today, the International Day of Happiness. Here are 10 ways studies have shown that animals contribute...
March 13, 2017
7 Things to Check Out at This Year’s Open House
You don't have to run, gallop or fly to see what's going on inside the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. You're invited to drop in and meet the people who are making world-class teaching, research and compassionate veterinary care happen every day...
February 27, 2017
For Ruthie the Chimp, Clear Sight From Expert Hands
A cataract removal procedure is as common for animals as it is for humans, but for Ruthie the chimpanzee, it's a matter of life and death...
February 19, 2017
In CVM’s Simulation Lab, There’s No Such Thing as Mistakes
One of the most popular horses on campus never makes a sound. You can’t ride her, and she won’t trot or jump or gallop. You can’t bathe her, though she’s always impeccably groomed. You can’t feed her; she won’t eat. But you can take her apart and put her back together again — over and
February 8, 2017
Extraordinary Care for Charlie
In November, 2015 Charlie was diagnosed with lymphoma and his condition was serious. His veterinarian referred Mallory to NC State, where he underwent extensive chemotherapy treatment for six months...
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...
January 30, 2017
Veterinary Medicine From the Heart
Teresa DeFrancesco arrived at the NC State Veterinary Hospital (VH) in 1992 for her cardiology residency and never left. Known on campus as “Dr. D.” and armed with a frequently deployed infectious laugh, she talks to us about...
January 18, 2017
What Can You Learn from a Bearded Dragon?
When Tara Harrison, an assistant professor and a clinician, first saw Kaleb, he was suffering from an undifferentiated sarcoma, a type of cancer that typically affects bones and connective...
January 17, 2017
Paying It Forward for Fritz and Softy
The Greenwalds of Efland, North Carolina, know their horses. Remembering their experience with NC State, they decided to endow the Fritz and Softy Equine Scholarship at the...
January 4, 2017
7 Tips to Keep Animals Healthy During Cold Weather
Snow can be fun for everyone and daily exercise is necessary for health but be mindful of the temperature and the time spent outdoors. Fur does not mean complete protection from the cold...