March 11, 2020
A Tale of Two Dragons
The coincidence of two bearded dragons with leukemia belonging to the same owners provided a unique opportunity for clinicians.
February 18, 2020
Timely Coincidence Means Hope for Max
Lori Wooten refuses to give up hope when her dog Max is diagnosed with lymphoma.
February 4, 2020
Sometimes Good News Comes in Bunches
A routine nail clipping leads to a life-changing discovery for Guinea Pig Rebecca Bunch.
January 24, 2020
More Time for Harley
Teacher Carmen Hathcock and the NC State exotics team help ferret Harley fight lymphoma.
January 8, 2020
When Being on Trial is Good
Mick, a 4-year-old Rottweiler, responds well to the treatment of his osteosarcoma through a medical oncology clinical trial.
December 17, 2019
Good for Science — and Sahara the Bearded Dragon, Too
When Kimberly Tillapaugh's beloved bearded dragon, Sahara, was diagnosed with leukemia, the NC State Veterinary Hospital, with help from the Petco Foundation and the Blue Buffalo Cancer Treatment Fund, made treatment a reality.
November 18, 2019
Cat Fights Nasal Cancer, Receives Help From a Few Friends
After Jones the cat was diagnosed with nasal lymphoma at the NC State Veterinary Hospital, antibiotics and steroids weren’t going to be enough. Sometimes, even a fighter like Jones needs a little help.
November 4, 2019
Keep Calm and Terrier On
Kristi Thompson says that, Nala, her 12-year-old terrier mix, is her rock. “Nala’s been there for me through so much,” Thompson said. “She’s my best friend, my confidant, my shadow. Her gentle energy keeps me grounded and sane through all of life’s ups and downs.” There have been a few of those ups and downs
October 28, 2019
Helping Kayda Catch the Bad Guys Again
Kayda Petersen is a valued member of the police department in Surf City, N.C. She proudly displays her police badge just below her throat, where it shines brightly from her collar. Kayda is part of the two-member Surf City K-9 patrol — she’s the canine member. The human member is also her owner, Cpl. Eric Petersen.
September 24, 2019
A Big Break for Little Bo
One look at Bo, a tiny ball of white fur with two soft dark eyes and a bit of pink tongue peeking out, and it’s easy to understand Ashley White’s devotion to him. And it’s easy to understand why discovering his serious illness was particularly gut-wrenching. The 10-year-old Maltese is sweet enough to soften the