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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.