January 11, 2022
No Pay Gap For Female Zoo Vets, but Children Perceived as Career Hindrance
For female veterinarians who want to specialize in zoological work, a new CVM-led study on family work and income holds both good and bad news.
November 12, 2021
Coyotes in the Raleigh Area: What You Need to Know
Heard or seen a coyote lately? Here's insight on going on and what pet owners should know about the risk of a coyote encounter.
April 21, 2021
NC State Team Publishes Groundbreaking Bearded Dragon Cancer Study
In the first study of its kind, an NC State Veterinary Hospital team studied a group of five bearded dragons treated for leukemia.
June 19, 2020
NC State CVM-Led Cancer Database Changes the Game for Exotic Pets and Wildlife
The CVM's Tara Harrison is the only veterinarian on a team that traveled to Kenya to investigate cancer in wild animals, an extension of her exotic species and wildlife oncology research.
November 12, 2019
Wild Things: 30 Years of Zoological Medicine at the CVM
30 years ago, the CVM changed the way zoological medicine was practiced and taught. Today, it remains an unmatched force in the field.
January 18, 2017
What Can You Learn from a Bearded Dragon?
When Tara Harrison, an assistant professor and a clinician, first saw Kaleb, he was suffering from an undifferentiated sarcoma, a type of cancer that typically affects bones and connective...
October 21, 2016
Caring for Reptiles Now — and Into the Future
Today is Reptile Awareness Day, set aside to celebrate all the snakes, lizards, frogs and turtles in our lives, we asked Tara Harrison, a clinical assistant professor, to reveal some of her favorite stories of working with reptiles...