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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. 

Dr. Katie Anderson prepares to give Winston his first checkup since his surgery in July

Nov 22, 2022

WHEN RARE ISN’T A STRONG ENOUGH WORD

By Burgetta Eplin Wheeler When Dr. Todd Baron, a professor of medicine and gastroenterologist at UNC Hospital-Chapel Hill, arrived at the NC State Veterinary Hospital to treat an ailing cockapoo puppy, he was about to perform a life-saving procedure no one likely had ever used on a dog before. And the puppy, named Winston, had a… 

Max enjoying his best life

Nov 17, 2022

For a Critically Anemic Max, ‘This Procedure Saved His Life’

By Burgetta Eplin Wheeler Lenny and Sylvia Chin are so eager to explain how the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine saved the life of their dog Max that they both get on the phone from their home in Waxhaw, North Carolina, and try to talk at once. “It was critical,” Sylvia says of the day… 

The Chin family with Max at the beach over Christmas 2021

Nov 15, 2022

The Oath, Fall 2022

At the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, we are life-changers. In this edition of the Oath magazine, we show you how spectacularly we often build on that foundational truth and become life-savers – both locally and globally.  For instance, Ke Cheng, the Randall B. Terry Jr. Distinguished Professor in Regenerative Medicine at NC State, led a… 

Doctor Olby assists older dog

Nov 9, 2022

Better Care for Aging Dogs and Their Aging People

Natasha Olby’s lab in the College of Veterinary Medicine is generating data and insights into the aging process in dogs, and how to improve their health span — not just their life span. Her research also has implications for human geriatric medicine. 

Ewing Honored With 2022 NC State Veterinary Medicine Distinguished Alumni Award

Nov 8, 2022

Ewing Honored With 2022 NC State Veterinary Medicine Distinguished Alumni Award

Sarah Ewing is the 2022 CVM Distinguished Alumni Award winner 

Doctors performing surgery

Nov 7, 2022

Former NC State Veterinary Professor wins ACVS Foundation Legends Award

David DeYoung, a former professor of orthopedic surgery and associate dean at the NC College of Veterinary Medicine, has been awarded the Legends Award from the American College of Veterinary Surgeons Foundation. The award is given to someone who has developed a surgical or diagnostic procedure of significant value, proven by becoming the test or… 

Dr. Natasha Olby

Nov 1, 2022

October News and Updates: Our Expertise is Showing

In the Spotlight Dogs’ risk of dementia increases by half every year Natasha Olby, clinician scientist and gerontology expert, was a source for National Geographic’s story on the risk of dementia in dogs. “The beauty of this is that we can validate hands-on observations coming in from people via questionnaires,” she says. “We are finding… 

Scorpion sits on a rock

Oct 27, 2022

NC State Veterinary Medicine Research Roundup, October 2022

From safe anesthesia for scorpions to a new way to track a virus in swine, here’s a look at some of the latest published studies from the CVM.