August 16, 2017
A Novel Solution for an Injured Turtle
The term “beakistry” sounds like it could be one of the dark arts worthy of inclusion in a novel by Stephen King, the master of the horror genre, but it isn’t. It’s a term to describe a form of dentistry applied to animals with beaks, like birds and turtles. Turtles like Stephen King. Now, don’t
October 12, 2016
Dealing With Aquariums and Ponds During Power Outages
In December 2002, Gregory Lewbart was awakened by fiery transformers and tree branches breaking apart during the Raleigh ice storm, that experience reinforced the importance of a plan for pet fish when the electricity goes out...
September 13, 2016
Turtle Rescue Partnership Turns 20
It is also the eleventh year that fourth-year students from the CVM have the opportunity to experience a clinical rotation in sea turtle rehabilitation and rescue...
September 5, 2016
Turtle Rescue Team Publishes Comprehensive Look at Past Cases
The North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine Turtle Rescue Team has 29 been treating and releasing wild turtles since 1996 and has compiled a collection of almost 3,000 30 medical records...
May 23, 2016
6 NC State CVM Students Awarded Hitchings New Investigator Award
This award is specifically for support of pre-doctoral research and is in the amount of $5,000 for students enrolled and working toward...
February 7, 2016
NC State Faculty Respond to Record Number of Cold Stunned Sea Turtles
An unseasonably warm December, followed by precipitous drops in temperature after the New Year, caught a record number of young green sea turtles inshore where they are vulnerable to Cold Stun Syndrome...
June 17, 2010
NOAA Requests CVM Experts Participate in Oil Spill Response
Oil Spill Request: The North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine received an emergency request from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for marine animal experts to assist in the Gulf Coast oil spill response. Dr. Greg Lewbart, professor of aquatic animal medicine; Dr. Craig Harms, an associate professor of aquatic, wildlife, and zoologic