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Summer Researchers Present Results

Wednesday, August 9 2017

Front row: Program advisor, Dr. Laura Nafe, Crystal Matt (’19), Morgan Johnson (’20), Erica Iturraran (’19), Kyre Larrabee (’20), and Sarrah Owens (’19).
Back row: Michael Wallis (’20), Alexis Sirois (’19), Kayla Schroeder (’20), and Stephen Dilday (’19). Also participating but not pictured was Samantha Hancock (’19).


Congratulations to 10 veterinary students at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences for recently completing a 12 week summer research training program. Designed to entice talented and highly motivated veterinary students to pursue a biomedical research career, the program provides participants with an outstanding training experience.

Come Fuel the Fire of America’s Brightest Orange

Tuesday, August 1 2017

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The flame is growing at Oklahoma State University, home of America’s brightest orange. Come fuel the fire and join Oklahoma State’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences.

Don’t DEET that Dog

Tuesday, August 1 2017

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While people may use DEET products to repel bugs, do not use it on your pets. DEET can cause significant clinical signs in companion animals.

DEET is common in most products used for mosquitoes, ticks and deer fly control in humans. If you hike in our great outdoors, you probably have used a DEET product.

According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ Animal Poison Control Center, some pet owners will apply pest repellant products to their pets. Or in some cases, the pets may get into containers that are left within their reach.

Hot Cars: What You Need to Know

Monday, July 17 2017

dog in parked car

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, pets die every year because they were left in cars on warm—not necessarily hot—days while their owners shopped, visited friends or ran errands. This tragic loss is 100 percent preventable.

Don’t leave your two-legged children or your four-legged children inside a parked vehicle.

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