Human Animal Bond
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...
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...