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.
June 9, 2020
After Traumatic Injury, a Remarkable Recovery for an Extraordinary Dog
Healing quickly after wound VAC treatment, Gracie soon became an unofficial therapy dog at the NC State Veterinary Hospital.
January 23, 2020
New to the CVM: Meet Sarah Townsend
Sarah Townsend is an assistant professor of soft tissue and oncologic 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
December 4, 2018
New to the CVM Family: Meet Marine Traverson
For Marine Traverson, coming to North Carolina was like coming home. She grew up in France, about an hour from the Atlantic Ocean, and even though she’s lived in many different places, North Carolina immediately felt the most like Brittany and Nantes, her hometowns. Traverson also enjoys NC State’s collegial atmosphere and the diversity and
March 7, 2018
A Study in Gratitude
Everyone who meets Bella the Labrador retriever describes her as always sweet. Her owner, Valerie Maitre of Wilmington, would add another description: always hungry. So it was alarming two years ago when Bella’s appetite suddenly wasn’t as robust as it always had been. Her energy level waned; she just wasn’t herself. Then it got worse.
November 6, 2017
Courageous Canine Fights Cancer
The Bullmastiff is an imposing breed. Developed by 19th-century English gamekeepers to stand guard over country estates and typically weighing between 110 to 130 pounds, they give any intruder second thoughts. However, as everyone knows, looks can be deceiving. Bullmastiffs are also notably quiet, mild-mannered and, if properly socialized, affectionate, gentle and calm. That is
October 17, 2012
Soft Tissue and Oncologic Surgery Service at NC State Terry Center Offers Advanced Care
The Soft Tissue and Oncologic Surgery Service at NC State University’s Randall B. Terry, Jr. Companion Animal Veterinary Medical Center cares for small animal patients with a variety of “soft-tissue” diseases and conditions. Much of the case-load centers around oncologic (cancer) surgery, but clinicians also have expertise in urogenital, head and neck, cardiothoracic, gastrointestinal, plastic,