June 15, 2020
Patient Spotlight: Mouth Surgery Gives Injured Puppy a New Life
After biting a live wire, 3-month-old puppy Coco was referred to the NC State Veterinary Hospital for care to her injured mouth. During her stay at the hospital, she was adopted and began a new life.
February 17, 2020
Patient Spotlight: Semper Fi-do, Marine K-9 Recovers from Injury During Training
When K-9 Frodo shattered his femur during a training exercise, his handler brought him to the NC State Veterinary Hospital's Orthopedic Service to help him walk again.
January 22, 2020
Patient Spotlight: Rare Treatment Leaves Goat Udderly Unfazed
A feisty goat named Amelia undergoes surgery at the NC State Veterinary Hospital to remove her udder and ovaries.
October 31, 2019
Patient Spotlight: Injured Stray Kitten Learns to Walk Again
A 6-week-old kitten named Frankenstein learns to walk again after orthopedic surgery at the NC State Veterinary Hospital.
September 22, 2019
Patient Spotlight: Puppy Thrives After New Hernia Surgery Approach
When newlyweds Ellen and Drew Williams were looking for a house in Raleigh, they knew they wanted a big backyard for a future puppy. Not long after they were settled in, Drew surprised Ellen for her birthday with what she called the best gift ever. He told her they were on a waiting list to
June 30, 2019
Patient Spotlight: Modeling the Way with 3D Technology
Sharon King didn’t plan on bringing home a puppy anytime soon. Though her golden retriever, Bella, was getting older, King wasn’t seriously looking for a new addition to her family at the moment. Then she met Cayde. A breeder brought a litter of collie puppies into King’s Burlington, N.C., veterinary practice one day for a
April 17, 2019
Patient Spotlight: Cataract Surgery Restores Vision for Rabbits
When Min Park adopted Holland lop rabbits Bossy Pants and Cocoa Bean from a shelter in New York City around Valentine’s Day, she was just looking for some bunnies to love. But within a year of their “adoptiversary” her rabbits would go blind. What began as a little cloudiness in one of Cocoa Bean’s
February 27, 2019
Patient Spotlight: A Joint Effort to Manage Hip Pain
Liesel stole the hearts of Ed and Ingrid Carney at 4 months old. The Carneys had planned to add a dog to their family in Cary, N.C., having previously rescued greyhounds and setters. They were ready to try something new and had a plan that did not include adopting a rescue or a German shepherd