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Net Vet Weekly: Nov. 24, 2014

Monday, November 24 2014

Pets Need Shelter from the Winter Weather

Thursday, November 20 2014

By Trisha Gedon                    

STILLWATER, Okla. – With the temperature now dipping below the freezing mark, Oklahoma residents are pulling out the flannel sheets, bumping up the thermostat or tossing a couple of extra logs in the fireplace in an effort to keep warm.

OSU's Veterinary Medical Hospital is Growing

Wednesday, November 19 2014

Clients of the Oklahoma State University’s Veterinary Medical Hospital and passersby may notice a change in the outside appearance of the building. 

OSU Veterinarian Uses Innovative Approach to Help a Rescue Horse

Wednesday, November 19 2014

Dr. Michael Schoonover, assistant professor of surgery at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, couldn’t find any literature on fusing both the knee and the fetlock in the same limb on the same horse but that didn’t stop him from performing the innovative procedure to help a rescue horse named Spirit. 

Sisk's Story: Left On His Own

Sunday, November 16 2014

Left in the hot summer sun on a country road near Wichita Falls, Texas, the one-year-old pit bull mix didn’t know there was anything wrong with him.  Social media reports said an abandoned dog had been seen by a red gate on Sisk Road.  On Facebook, someone tagged Amber Browning, a Texas Pit Crew board member, asking her organization to help the dog.  The posted pictures and video showed a young dog with serious problems.

Zoetis Externship Student Winner Talks About Experience

Sunday, November 16 2014

It’s 7:30 a.m. and time to start giving patients their morning treatments at Brazos Valley Equine Hospital in Navasota, Texas.  At 8 a.m. the clinic will open and more patients will arrive.  The clinic will close at 5 p.m. and by 6 p.m. the ‘morning’ treatments will be completed.  At 8 p.m.

Sisk's Story: Left On His Own

Sunday, November 16 2014

sisk and owner

Left in the hot summer sun on a country road near Wichita Falls, Texas, the one-year-old pit bull mix didn’t know there was anything wrong with him.  Social media reports said an abandoned dog had been seen by a red gate on Sisk Road.  On Facebook, someone tagged Amber Browning, a Texas Pit Crew board member, asking her organization to help the dog.  The posted pictures and video showed a young dog with serious problems.

World Rabies Day

Monday, September 22 2014

by Elisabeth J. Giedt, DVM

World Rabies Day is September 28, 2014.  Rabies is a deadly disease caused by a virus that attacks the nervous system. 

Lucky Riley

Monday, September 22 2014

Impaled Dog Treated by OSU Veterinarians

No one knows how it happened—they can only guess.  It’s a miracle he’s alive.  It certainly isn’t the type of case that veterinarians at OSU’s Veterinary Medical Hospital are used to seeing.  Riley, a 7-year-old pointer/pit bull mix, somehow impaled himself with a stick on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014.

Water consumption and Athletes—Human and Animal

Monday, August 4 2014

Foal

by Elisabeth J. Giedt, DVM

Today we know that water consumption affects performance in human athletes.  Whether people are doing weight training, taking a yoga class, or riding the elliptical trainer, water is in the picture.  Water is equally important for animal athletes. 

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