Human Animal Bond
November 6, 2017
Courageous Canine Fights Cancer
The Bullmastiff is an imposing breed. Developed by 19th-century English gamekeepers to stand guard over country estates and typically weighing between 110 to 130 pounds, they give any intruder second thoughts. However, as everyone knows, looks can be deceiving. Bullmastiffs are also notably quiet, mild-mannered and, if properly socialized, affectionate, gentle and calm. That is
October 24, 2017
Extraordinary Gift Supports Aging Pets
Once you met Rahna Davidson you never forgot her. She was smart, a financial whiz, and unflinchingly honest and direct. She was strong and gutsy and unafraid to say exactly what was on her mind at any given time. But above all she was a mother who was very proud of her daughter, Kady Gjessing,
October 1, 2017
Honoring a Kindred Spirit
Since 2013, the Kindred Companions Memorial Gathering at NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine has brought comfort to those who have lost beloved pets. It’s a celebration of the profound bond between humans and animals. At this year’s event, held at 6:15 p.m. Oct. 3., one such strong and special bond will be honored. Francine
September 21, 2017
Mark your calendar: The 26th Annual Dog Olympics is Oct. 7
Cheer canine athletes, celebrate the human/animal bond and help raise funds for homeless dogs at the 26th annual Dog Olympics at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 7. Dogs of all breeds, shapes and sizes are invited to participate in athletic and non-athletic competitions such as the
September 7, 2017
Hurricane Irma Preparedness: Tips for Animal Owners
A state of emergency has been declared for all of North Carolina as the powerful Category 5 Hurricane Irma barrels toward Florida with a projected path up the East Coast. People are encouraged to remain vigilant and monitor the shifting track of the hurricane, which has maximum sustained winds of up to 180 miles per
August 22, 2017
A Hurricane Survival Story
The peak of the Atlantic hurricane season is upon us. Although the season officially began June 1, the annual peak falls between August and October, when nearly 80 percent of the storms occur. In North Carolina that means being prepared for emergencies — including assuring the safety of your pets and other animals. Just last
July 5, 2017
For the Love of Horses
For CVM supporter Bill Thompson, an NC State alum, it all started with a horse named Cactus Wimpy...
June 27, 2017
Testimonials Etched in Stone
Brant Ramm describes himself as a certified dog person. In fact, he’s got concrete proof of it...
June 11, 2017
For Seaks, Miracles Stand the Test of Time
People who love their pets know the bonds that exist between ourselves and our animal companions are especially strong. Someone who understands that dynamic very well is Terry Seaks, economics professor emeritus...
May 4, 2017
A Salute to Sergeant Mitchell — and the CVM
By making a donation to the place she loves, and that took such tender care of Sarge, she could create a permanent memorial for her companion with a red brick...