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The ICSI Foals

Tuesday, September 19 2017

four people with four horses

What is an ICSI foal? ICSI refers to a special conception procedure now commercially available for mares. It’s a procedure offered in part at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences Ranch.

Woody Named OSU Distinguished Alumnus

Friday, September 15 2017

tim woody

Dr. Timothy J. Woody of Siloam Springs, Ark., has been named a 2017 Distinguished Alumnus of Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences. Woody, who retired from private practice in 2009, earned his DVM degree from OSU in 1971.

Dr. Woody worked in a mixed animal veterinary practice in Siloam Springs for 25 years. He then purchased a small animal clinic in Fayetteville, Ark., where he worked for 13 years. Although retired, Woody does contract veterinary work four days a week.

Rabies and Pets

Thursday, September 14 2017

nurses administering a rabies vaccine

Rabies is a deadly, yet preventable disease in pets. Vaccination is key to preventing rabies. Here is some important rabies information from the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Rabies is caused by a virus that attacks the nervous system. The virus is secreted in saliva and is usually transmitted to people and animals by a bite from an infected or rabid animal. Humans can also be infected when saliva from a rabid animal comes in contact with the membranes of the eyes, nose, or mouth of person or animal or an open cut on the skin.

Beef Veterinarian Receives AgriLabs Award

Wednesday, September 13 2017

Tripp Holt

Holt Tripp, DVM, MBA, of Okotoks, Alberta, Canada, received the prestigious AgriLabs Dr. Bruce Wren Continuing Education Award at the 2017 American Association of Bovine Practitioners Annual Conference held recently in Omaha, Neb. Tripp, a 2015 DVM/MBA dual degree alumnus of Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, is the director of cattle operations for the GK Jim Group of Companies located in Canada.