April 5, 2018
NC State CVM Awarded 3 Winn Feline Foundation Research Grants
The CVM took home three of the 14 grants awarded...
April 2, 2018
A New Treatment Approach for Jenna
Jenna is a friendly 9-year-old mixed breed dog who helps her owner, Paul Rosenberg, run a small business, in Chapel Hill. Every day, she’s with Rosenberg in their shop, playing a key role in maintaining good customer relations — through tail wags and enthusiasm. After more than eight years on the job, though, Jenna began
March 28, 2018
Spring 2018 The Oath Magazine
Every day the CVM celebrates innovation, determination and courage. The stories in the latest edition of the Oath reflect that spirit. There’s the groundbreaking cancer research of student Tyler Allen and striking portraits of cancer survivors. There’s the tenacity of our equine surgeons, the power of veterinary scholarships and a unique approach to teaching communication skills. As
March 28, 2018
Open House 2018 Highlights
At this year’s event, visitors were able to do and see a bit of everything, from milking a cow and observing a live surgery, to learning about our groundbreaking...
March 27, 2018
News and updates, March 2018
Highlights cover key events; faculty, staff, and student accomplishments; and other CVM news...
March 26, 2018
Electromagnetic Field Therapy For Dogs With Spinal Injuries
Spinal surgery can involve a painful recovery process – whether you’re a human or a dog. But what if a noninvasive treatment utilizing a pulsed electromagnetic field (PEMF) could improve pain, reduce inflammation and possibly aid motor recovery? A recent small clinical trial at NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine set out to see whether
March 20, 2018
7 Things Not to Miss at the 2018 CVM Open House
At the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s annual Open House, you’re never far from something you’ll never forget. For this year’s event (9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 24; rain or shine) the public can get up close with palm-sized chicks and big Percheron horses, see a live surgery and a simulated calf birth — and
March 12, 2018
Saving the Life of an Uncommon Friend
She tells you exactly what her horse means to her without saying anything at all. It’s in the way Regina Taggart lightly touches Yogi’s mane, how she pats his stomach and watches his reaction. It’s in her eyes, in glances of love and appreciation reflecting a bond that was unexpected but embraced. Here, there is
March 7, 2018
A Study in Gratitude
Everyone who meets Bella the Labrador retriever describes her as always sweet. Her owner, Valerie Maitre of Wilmington, would add another description: always hungry. So it was alarming two years ago when Bella’s appetite suddenly wasn’t as robust as it always had been. Her energy level waned; she just wasn’t herself. Then it got worse.
March 5, 2018
A Tireless Athlete, an Unforgettable Friend
When Stephanie Jones got married, her photographer got a shot you don’t see in every wedding album. There, smiling out of the frame, is Stephanie in her wedding gown standing with Four Irons Lighter, a horse everybody just called “Socks.” Stephanie got Socks, a registered paint, in high school. She had shown and ridden horses