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Heart Disease and Cats

Thursday, February 9 2017

radiographs of a cat's heart

February is American Heart Month. We all know people can get heart disease but did you know that cats can get heart disease?

Cardiomyopathy is a disease of the myocardium or heart muscle. It can cause the heart to dilate or have poor pumping power. It can also cause the heart to become restrictive impairing the heart’s ability to fill or cause hypertrophy or a thickened heart.

Save the Date: Veterinary Fall Conference Scheduled

Wednesday, February 8 2017

Pistol Pete dressed as a veterinarian

Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences recently announced the dates for its Annual Fall Conference for Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians. The two day continuing education event will be held Nov. 9 and 10, 2017, at the Wes Watkins Center on OSU’s Stillwater campus.

In addition to the veterinary conference, several ancillary activities will be held.

The Corral Crawl, where alumni gather to catch up and celebrate class reunions for graduating years ending in 2 and 7, will be held on Thursday, Nov. 9, at Wes Watkins Center.

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