September 18, 2017
Honoring the Human-Animal Bond
Providing compassionate care is an essential part of veterinary medicine, and it comes with some unique complications. In addition to caring for sick or injured animal patients, there is the element of caring for their loving human companions. In the course of practicing medicine, veterinarians become intimately familiar with the realities of the human-animal bond.
September 13, 2017
More Time for Dexter
Sean New is a busy young man with a job that keeps him hopping, a fiance named Hira and a lively adopted Jack Russell terrier named Dexter. Dexter is the most recent addition to this happy family, but now that they’re together they’re inseparable. When the News were living in Mebane, they talked about getting
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
August 10, 2017
Annable Scholar Committed to Serving Others
If you don’t believe that hard work and a positive attitude pay off, you haven’t met Kate Thompson, a member of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s Class of 2019. For her commitment to service, Thompson is receiving the Michele M. and Ross M. Annable Scholarship. The Annables established the scholarship endowment in 2016,
August 9, 2017
A Passionate Commitment
If someone commits to investing the time, effort and financial sacrifice necessary to become a doctor of veterinary medicine or a Ph.D. — or both — it’s only natural to assume that person is passionate about what they do. That is most definitely the case with the faculty and clinicians at the NC State College
August 1, 2017
One Lucky Dog
Life in Lucky’s world was fine until he developed lameness in his right hind leg. Initial examinations by private veterinarians indicated a possible osteosarcoma: bone cancer...
July 19, 2017
At the Crossroads of Discovery
The Firestone Laboratory is where scientific research is moved it into the clinic through clinical trials and other work, this is where new concepts and forms of treatment are tested and proven, modified or...
July 12, 2017
A 6-year-old female Dalmatian has come out a winner thanks to quick thinking and teamwork by clinicians...
July 5, 2017
For the Love of Horses
For CVM supporter Bill Thompson, an NC State alum, it all started with a horse named Cactus Wimpy...