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Laura Castro, right, directs student counseling services at NC State College of Veterinary Medicine

Jan 23, 2023

NC State Counselor Chosen as Champion of Student Wellbeing by Student American Veterinary Medicine Association

Laura Castro, director of counseling services at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, has won the Champion of Student Wellbeing Award from the Student American Veterinary Medicine Association for fall 2022. Castro, who immigrated from Bogota, Colombia, when she was 12, has been helping veterinary students at NC State since 2019. She holds a bachelor’s degree… 

The NC State team cares for Rusty the Corn Snake during his cancer treatments.

Jan 10, 2023

Extraordinary Cancer Care for Long-Lived Companion Rusty the Corn Snake

“It’s really a great example of the human-animal bond,” says Professor Greg Lewbart of the relationship Carter Lewis had with her snake for more than a quarter century. 

NCSU gateway

Jan 3, 2023

Common Fatty Acid Contributes to Temperature and Pain Sensitivity in Psoriasis Plaques

Linoleic acid – a staple of the Western diet – breaks down into compounds that can contribute to increased temperature and pain sensitivity in psoriatic lesions. 

The NC State veterinary team prepares to give a red wolf a physical.

Dec 21, 2022

2022: A Look Back at the Major Impact We Had

As the days of 2022 unfurled, they revealed over and over again how the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine consistently shines. The year, for starters, brought the college its first female dean, ushering in a new era and a new excitement about the future. Our translational research into pain management and gerontology garnered national headlines… 

Jack is doing better since his unique cancer care started.

Dec 14, 2022

With the Help of Petco and NC State, Laid-Back Jack is Wagging His Tail Again

Jack Massey, a Lab mix, is receiving innovative cancer care thanks to a grant from the Petco Love and Blue Buffalo Foundation. 

Adorable dog and cat together under blanket at room decorated for Christmas. Cute pets

Dec 8, 2022

Holidays and Pets: How to Keep Them Safe this Season

Our tips on navigating this holiday season safely with your furry best friends. 

spanish house officers

Dec 6, 2022

Trio From Spain Make Surprise Long-Distance Connection at NC State

Three grads from the same university in Spain are surprised to find one another as house officers at NC State’s Veterinary Hospital 

Dr. Katie Anderson prepares to give Winston a checkup

Dec 1, 2022

November News and Updates: Record-Breaking Research Grants and Life-Saving Skills

Stay up to date on how the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine has been intentional in making changes to expand its research footprint and on how often we go above and beyond to treat our clients.  

Chicken used to test drugs' effectiveness in killing bed bugs.

Nov 29, 2022

Common Veterinary Drugs Show Effectiveness Against Bed Bugs

Fluralaner and ivermectin, used widely against pests like fleas and ticks, show varying levels of success in tests conducted on resurgent bed bugs. 

Beautiful Red Cats in the Green Grass in Summer

Nov 28, 2022

NC State Veterinary Medicine Research Roundup, November 2022

From chronic kidney disease in cats to pain management in pigs, here’s a look at some of the latest published studies from the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine.