RALEIGH, NC - 9/20/206 - The Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) at North Carolina State University's College of Veterinary Medicine added a dentistry service to its list of 14 services available to support referring veterinarians.
DAVIS, CA - 9/19/2006 - In a statement released yesterday, veterinarians and staff at the University of California-Davis (UC-Davis) Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital say they were greatly saddened to learn that Lost in the Fog had lost his battle with lymphoma and was euthanized at Golden Gate Fields on Sunday, Sept. 17.
COLUMBIA, MO - 9/15/2006 - Last month, the number of West Nile virus cases in horses for the year thus far exceeded the number recorded in Missouri for the entire season last year, according to Dr. Gayle Johnson, of the University of Missouri-Columbia College of Veterinary Medicine.
Urbana, IL - 9/13/06 - Three veterinarians have been selected by the University of Illinois (UI) College of Veterinary Medicine and its Veterinary Medical Alumni Association to be honored on September 14.
GAINESVILLE, FLA. - 9/12/2006 - A University of Florida study aimed at discovering better ways to place pacemakers in dogs with complete heart block has received a $100,000 boost through a grant from the Morris Animal Foundation.
DAVIS, CALIF. - 9/8/06 - Corvids, including American crows, Yellow-billed Magpies, Western scrub-jays and other members of the Corvidae family, serve as the primary reservoirs or incubators for the mosquito-borne virus, according to research entomologist William Reisen of the Center for Vectorborne Diseases (also known as CVEC), a unit of the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine.
ITHACA, N.Y. - 9/5/06 - The Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine plans to build a 126,000 square foot Animal Health Diagnostic Center to replace existing facilities. The new center is expected to be completed in 2010.
COLUMBIA, MO. - 8/22/06 - The number of equine West Nile virus cases as of Aug. 15, surpassed the number recorded for the entire season last year, according to Gayle Johnson, DVM, University of Missouri-Columbia (MU).
Madison, Wis. - 08/08/06 - The veterinary medical building at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UWM) collected about 6 inches of water after a recent flash flood. The storms severed a water pipe, contributed to roof leaks and flooded the school's loading dock as well as its basement.
ROCKVILLE, MD. - 08/03/06 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plans to hold a public meeting Sept. 12 to present a work-in-progress method for ranking feed contaminants according to the relative risks they pose to animal and human health.
FORT COLLINS, COLO - 08/02/06 - A $1-million gift to Colorado State University's equine veterinary programs will be evenly split between the university's Gail Holmes Equine Orthopaedic Research Center and the Equine Reproduction Laboratory.