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Tag: College of Veterinary Medicine

summer dog

Jun 13, 2022

How to Keep Pets Healthy and Happy This Summer

Steve Marks offers some important hot weather tips for pets during the summer. 

A team of veterinary medicine students preps a striped bass for surgery.

May 25, 2022

A School of Fishes

At a research center in the port town of Morehead City, 18 veterinary medicine students get hands-on experience operating on fish. 

two elephants silhouetted against the sunrise

May 10, 2022

Researchers Conduct First Assessment of Metabolites in African Savanna Elephants

The work advances our understanding of the relationship between metabolism and health in these endangered animals. 

black dog

May 9, 2022

Quantifying Cognitive Decline in Dogs Could Help Humans With Alzheimer’s Disease

Diagnosing canine cognitive decline in a clinically safe and relevant way could lead to working with dogs as a model for Alzheimer’s disease in humans. 

Anaxyrus baxteri

Apr 28, 2022

Decreased Genetic Diversity in Immune System Could Impact Endangered Toad Survival

Genetic bottlenecks could impact an endangered species' ability to respond to new pathogens. 

Apr 20, 2022

Back from the Brink: NC State’s Key Role in Red Wolf Recovery

The College of Veterinary Medicine is at the center of a nationwide effort to help the canid survive, providing medical care, conducting research and tending its own pack of the critically endangered species. 

An adorable, happy puppy caught in motion while running on vibrant green grass in summer.

Apr 7, 2022

Important Tips to Keep Your Pets Safe this Spring

The NC State Veterinary Hospital offers some important pet safety tips to consider this time of year. 

Mar 31, 2022

Duncan Lascelles to Receive Distinguished Professorship

The professor of translational pain research and management at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine is regarded as a world leader in his field. 

The NC State Belltower at dusk and night. Photo by Marc Hall

Mar 30, 2022

Graduate Programs Rise in Rankings

This year's U.S. News rankings bring good news for graduate programs across the university. Three programs place in the top 10 nationwide while numerous other graduate programs advance. 

Kate Meurs

Mar 15, 2022

NC State Names New Dean of College of Veterinary Medicine

Kate Meurs — a pioneer in interdisciplinary and translational medical research — makes history as the first female dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine. 

A brown cow with red ear tags looks directly at the camera

Mar 14, 2022

Model Predicts Cross-Species Contamination Risk for Livestock

Focusing biosecurity efforts on the top 3% of farms in a contact network can reduce cross-species disease dissemination. 

a pig

Mar 7, 2022

Vehicles Play Important Role in PRRSV Transmission

Trucks used to move not only animals, but also farm workers and feed, can be carriers for disease spread. 

Turtle gets acupuncture

Feb 22, 2022

Podcast: Animal Acupuncture

Tara Harrison has performed acupuncture on actual lions, tigers and bears. 

arthritic hands

Jan 27, 2022

Researchers Identify Osteoarthritis ‘Pain Pathway’

Researchers identify a signaling pathway associated with osteoarthritis pain. 

african elephant standing on the savannah faces the camera head on

Jan 24, 2022

Study Demonstrates Accuracy of Less Invasive Technique for Monitoring Elephant Health

The technique uses dried spots of blood to measure health indicators.