MSU Alum Dr. Samantha Barscewski Saves K9 Officer with Eight Stab Wounds Posted by Kelsie Donaldson on December 01, 2022

When Grand Rapids Police K9 officer, Eli, was stabbed eight times during a confrontation with a suspect, he was rushed to Animal Emergency Hospital, where MSU alum Dr. Samantha Barscewski spent over two hours in the operating room working to save him.

Photo Blog: Alum Reception at AAEP Convention 2022 Posted by Kelsie Donaldson on November 23, 2022

See photos from the MSU CVM Reception in San Antonio for the AAEP Annual Convention.

Photo Blog: ACVP 2022 Annual Meeting and Alum Reception Posted by Kelsie Donaldson on November 17, 2022

See photos from the 2022 ACVP Annual Meeting and the MSU CVM Reception at Tuscan Kitchen.

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A Giving Nature: The Story Behind the Krown on the Rox Memorial Scholarship Posted by Kelsie Donaldson on November 07, 2022

When the McParlan family lost their beloved horse, Krown on the Rox, they decided to create something positive to honor his memory. The Krown on the Rox Memorial Scholarship, established in May of 2022, will help relieve some of the financial pressure for students who have a love of horses as they work towards becoming veterinarians. (Photograph by Kirstie Marie.)

It All Starts Here: Philanthropists of the Year Facilitate Professorships in Small Animal Reproduction Posted by Kelsie Donaldson on October 10, 2022

Meet the 2022 Philanthropists of the Year, Alan Kalter and Dr. Chris Lezotte, who funded two endowed professorships (theriogenology and genomics) and established the HappyLegs Fund at the Hospital, which provides financial help for owners with dogs that require life-saving care.

Writing the Next Chapter: A Q&A with Dr. Renée Alsarraf Posted by Kelsie Donaldson on October 10, 2022

Dr. Renée Alsarraf (DVM ’91) treated cancer in canine patients for more than two decades. Then, at age 51, she was diagnosed with cancer herself. Upon receiving her diagnosis, dogs were a unique source of unconditional love for Alsarraf. She wrote about this experience and more in her book, Sit, Stay, Heal: What Dogs Can Teach Us About Living Well.

Student Hospital Worker: Talking to a Future Veterinary Nurse Posted on October 03, 2022

We talked to Shayna Glase, a second-year Veterinary Nursing student, about her job at the MSU Veterinary Medical Center.