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Class of 2019 Arrives

Wednesday, August 19 2015

The Class of 2019

The class of 2019 numbers 88 students. Following a two-day orientation, they participated in a White Coat Ceremony to mark the official start of their journey through Oklahoma State University's Center for Veterinary Health Sciences.

Class of 1965 50th Reunion

Tuesday, August 18 2015

Class of 1965 Celebrates 50th Reunion

In May 2015, the class of 1965 returned to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their graduation from OSU’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences. Classmates were recognized during the Hooding Ceremony for the class of 2015.

Dialysis Saves Puppy

Thursday, August 13 2015

A Second Chance for Abby: Dialysis Saves Puppy

Abby is an English Golden Retriever puppy. She came to live with her owners—the Ashcrafts of Edmond, Oklahoma—about 10 days before she became deathly ill.

Summer Research Scholars Program

Monday, August 10 2015

Rising Senior is a Rising Star

Katelyn Whitaker of Oklahoma City is a rising senior in OSU’s pre-veterinary program. She hopes to one day earn her DVM degree and ultimately practice large animal veterinary medicine near her family’s farm located in a small town south of Oklahoma City. And, she is well on her way to making that dream come true. The young scholar was able to participate in the OSU Center for Veterinary Health Sciences’ (CVHS) Summer Research Scholars Program, a 12-week program usually open to first and second year veterinary students.

Underwater Therapy Calf Doing Well

Wednesday, August 5 2015

Update on Former Patient, Evie

In June 2015, OSU’s Veterinary Medical Hospital shared a story about Evie, a calf that was treated with underwater therapy (full story). On August 4, 2015, her owner sent in an update complete with the above photo.

Summer Heat: Keeping Pets and Livestock Healthy

Sunday, August 2 2015

Veterinary Viewpoints

Summertime in Oklahoma usually means high temperatures. It is important to keep pets and livestock properly hydrated and protected from the heat.

Healthy Poultry

Saturday, August 1 2015

Expert Tips for Healthy Backyard Poultry

If you own poultry, this information is for you. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is offering a free webinar and Twitter chat to help new and veteran poultry owners learn more about maintaining healthy flocks.

America's Favorite Vet

Tuesday, July 21 2015

Brown Finalist for America’s Favorite Veterinarian

The Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences is proud to announce that alumnus Dr. Dustin Brown is one of 20 finalists for American’s Favorite Veterinarian.

Daisy the Donor

Friday, July 17 2015

Veterinary Viewpoints

On July 15, 2015, America celebrated National Cow Appreciation Day. Though there are many cows to be thankful for, the staff, faculty, and students of Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Services would like to call special attention to its resident ruminal fluid donor Daisy.  Daisy is more than just a three-year-old Jersey cow, she is a hero.

Cat Has Brain Surgery

Thursday, July 9 2015

Mikey – Bully or Lover?

Mikey (pictured above) lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with his owners, Stacy and Drew Shouse, and two other cats—Sheridan and Odin. By Stacy’s admission, Mikey is a bully. The soft, fluffy 11 year old cat would purr and lure people in close to him before turning and slapping his would-be admirers in the face. According to Stacy, Mikey even sent both his ‘siblings’ to the veterinarian on separate occasions. But in March 2015, that all changed.