May 14, 2017
VH Hyperthyroid Clinic Revives the Feline Spirit
Hyperthyroidism is the most common endocrine disease in older cats, but is a relatively new condition, with the first case reported in 1979...
April 24, 2017
The Oath: Spring/Summer Edition
This issue of The Oath takes a look at some of the findings of the Economic Impact Study, but also expands on the various aspects of the college that contribute individually to make us such an impressive force...
April 19, 2017
One for Charlie
Charlie began to show signs of a problem that is unfortunately common in Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, mitral valve disease, a degenerative heart condition. In the spring of 2016, Charlie’s cough grew worse...
April 5, 2017
A Place to Remember
When Maria Strine brought her female cat, Velcro, to the NC State Veterinary Hospital (VH) in 2012 to be treated for hyperthyroidism, it renewed her connection to the university where she had worked for...
April 5, 2017
National Siamese Cat Day Facts
The Siamese cat has come a long way since first coming to America in the late 19th century. When introduced in London they were called, “an unnatural, nightmare kind of cat.” In recent years, Siamese have rated in or near the top 10 cat breeds in America based on...
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...