College of Veterinary Medicine - Vetschool Tails https://cvm.msu.edu/ en-us Thu, 25 Jul 2024 16:32:00 +0000 Thu, 25 Jul 2024 16:32:00 +0000 MSU Students Participate in Rural Area Veterinary Services Program https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-students-participate-in-rural-area-veterinary-services-program Mon, 22 Jul 2024 20:53:32 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-students-participate-in-rural-area-veterinary-services-program Three veterinary students from MSU helped treat over 900 animals as part of the Rural Area Veterinary Service program this summer.

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PhD Student Explores Science Policy in Washington DC https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/phd-student-explores-science-policy-in-washington-dc Fri, 05 Jul 2024 15:18:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/phd-student-explores-science-policy-in-washington-dc Ursula Abou-Rjeileh, a CMIB student at the College, was sponsored by MSU to attend the Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering (CASE) workshop—an opportunity for STEM students to explore science policy.

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PHOTO BLOG: MSU RECEPTION AT AVMA CONVENTION 2024 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/photo-blog-msu-reception-at-avma-convention-2024 Tue, 25 Jun 2024 13:35:02 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/photo-blog-msu-reception-at-avma-convention-2024 See photos from the MSU Reception at AVMA 2024 in Austin!

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The “Yes, And!” Mindset: Dr. Beth Hagenlocker Employs Improv Training to Enhance Client Communication https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/the-yes-and-mindset-dr-beth-hagenlocker-employs-improv-training-to-enhance-client-communication Tue, 04 Jun 2024 12:40:19 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/the-yes-and-mindset-dr-beth-hagenlocker-employs-improv-training-to-enhance-client-communication Dr. Beth Hagenlocker (DVM ’00) combined her passion for veterinary medicine with her love of improv to found Grace Veterinary, a consulting firm that offers improv training to care teams of all sizes and specialties.

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Preserving Institutional Memory: Krehbiel and Derksen Publish MSU CVM History Book https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/perserving-institutional-memory-krehbiel-and-derksen-publish-msu-cvm-history-book Thu, 30 May 2024 19:17:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/perserving-institutional-memory-krehbiel-and-derksen-publish-msu-cvm-history-book Drs. Janver Krehbiel and Frederik Derksen talk about their writing process and share what they've learned over the past few years as they created this piece of CVM history.

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Gaining Confidence through Collaborative Clerkship Abroad: Equine Welfare in Practice https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/gaining-confidence-through-collaborative-clerkship-abroad-equine-welfare-in-practice Fri, 24 May 2024 14:40:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/gaining-confidence-through-collaborative-clerkship-abroad-equine-welfare-in-practice MSU students traveled to various regions in Mexico and provided equine veterinary services to locals in collaboration with Mexican universities and received hands-on training on the way.

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No Ear Canal? No Problem: Spartan Surgeons Straighten Out Young Dog’s Ear https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/no-ear-canal-no-problem-spartan-surgeons-straighten-out-young-dogs-ear Tue, 14 May 2024 15:58:51 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/no-ear-canal-no-problem-spartan-surgeons-straighten-out-young-dogs-ear Otto, a Wirehaired Pointing Griffon, visited the MSU Veterinary Medical Center when his primary veterinarian realized he lacked an ear canal.

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‘The program will teach you what you need to know!’: Q&A with Two Veterinary Nursing Students https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/the-program-will-teach-you-what-you-need-to-know-q-a-with-two-veterinary-nursing-students Thu, 09 May 2024 13:49:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/the-program-will-teach-you-what-you-need-to-know-q-a-with-two-veterinary-nursing-students Two veterinary nursing students from the beginning and end of their educations at MSU offer their perspectives on what it takes to learn veterinary nursing at MSU.

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Avian Influenza: Explaining The Current Outbreak https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/avian-influenza-explaining-the-current-outbreak Tue, 30 Apr 2024 19:32:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/avian-influenza-explaining-the-current-outbreak Since February 2022, the United States has been dealing with a severe outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in commercial and backyard bird flocks. In a series of videos, Dr. Kim Dodd, the director of the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, explains how the current outbreak began and what makes it unique.

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We Can Build It: Anastomosis to Correct Ear Canal Atresia in a Wirehaired Pointing Griffon https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/we-can-build-it-anastomosis-to-correct-ear-canal-atresia-in-a-wirehaired-pointing-griffon Wed, 24 Apr 2024 19:17:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/we-can-build-it-anastomosis-to-correct-ear-canal-atresia-in-a-wirehaired-pointing-griffon Otto, a one-year-old Wirehaired Pointing Griffon, presented to the Internal Medicine service at the MSU Veterinary Medical Center after his primary veterinarian noted that the energetic young dog did not appear to have an opening for his right ear to the ear canal.

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Photo Blog: Dr. Bartolomeo Gorgoglione visits Thailand and Indonesia https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/photo-blog-dr-bartolomeo-gorgoglione-visits-thailand-and-indonesia Tue, 16 Apr 2024 13:51:25 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/photo-blog-dr-bartolomeo-gorgoglione-visits-thailand-and-indonesia Check out some photos from Dr. Bartolomeo Gorgoglione's recent trip to Southeast Asia!

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Endowment Funds Used to Purchase Augmented Reality Headsets that Display Closed Captions https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/endowment-funds-used-to-purchase-augmented-reality-headsets-that-display-closed-captions Mon, 08 Apr 2024 18:33:10 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/endowment-funds-used-to-purchase-augmented-reality-headsets-that-display-closed-captions Using resources from the Holden Fund, the College of Veterinary Medicine recently purchased two Microsoft HoloLens 2 headsets to generate real-time closed captions for deaf and hearing-impaired students working in the clinic.

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The Veterinary Team Bond: From the Classroom to Long-Term Career Success https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/the-veterinary-team-bond-from-the-classroom-to-long-term-career-success Thu, 28 Mar 2024 14:49:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/the-veterinary-team-bond-from-the-classroom-to-long-term-career-success Tiffany Burk, a Veterinary Nursing alum and member of the Alumni Advisory Council, shares some thoughts on the team-centered bond between veterinarians and veterinary nurses.

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Talking Chill Without Burning Time: Food Safety Student at MSU Ignite https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/talking-chill-without-burning-time-food-safety-student-at-msu-ignite Thu, 28 Mar 2024 14:47:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/talking-chill-without-burning-time-food-safety-student-at-msu-ignite Amber Mostiller, a Master of Science in Food Safety student, presented her research on chilling meat at breakneck speed at the MSU Ignite Talks.

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Dogs, Frogs, and Worms—Oh My! MSU Clinicians Treat Giant Kidney Worms in Black Lab https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/dogs-frogs-and-worms-oh-my-msu-clinicians-treat-giant-kidney-worms-in-black-lab Tue, 12 Mar 2024 19:28:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/dogs-frogs-and-worms-oh-my-msu-clinicians-treat-giant-kidney-worms-in-black-lab While frog legs are often considered a delicacy of French cuisine for humans, they can pose a danger to our canine friends, specifically when they are consumed raw.

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Big Day, Match Day 2024 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/big-day-match-day Fri, 08 Mar 2024 19:21:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/big-day-match-day Monday, March 4 was 2024's the Veterinary Internship and Residency Matching Program's Match Day, which means current and soon-to-be veterinarians across the country were notified of the facilities they will soon be joining for residencies or internships.

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Revisiting the Beloved Community: A Student Retrospective https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/revisiting-the-beloved-community-a-student-retrospective Thu, 22 Feb 2024 14:44:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/revisiting-the-beloved-community-a-student-retrospective The MSU Health Colleges invited the MSU community to the Revisiting the Beloved Community event on January 18, 2024 with speaker, Dr. Anthony Jack, as part of MSU's MLK commemorative events week.

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Case Study: A Case of Dioctophymiasis in a Young Black Labrador Retriever https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/case-study-a-case-of-dioctophymiasis-in-a-young-black-labrador-retriever Wed, 07 Feb 2024 16:47:59 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/case-study-a-case-of-dioctophymiasis-in-a-young-black-labrador-retriever Maverick, a nine-month-old black Labrador retriever, was presented to the MSU Veterinary Medical Center’s Primary Care service for further workup for a suspected giant kidney worm (Dioctophyme renale) infection.

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From Animals to Apiaries: Q&A with Master Beekeeper Jennifer Haeger (DVM ’02) https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/from-animals-to-apiaries-q-a-with-master-beekeeper-jennifer-haeger-dvm-02 Tue, 30 Jan 2024 19:31:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/from-animals-to-apiaries-q-a-with-master-beekeeper-jennifer-haeger-dvm-02 Dr. Jennifer Haeger graduated from the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. Since then, she’s had a winding career path, which recently led her to become a master beekeeper through Cornell University.

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Flocking Together to Create Avian & Exotic Opportunities for Veterinary Students https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/flocking-together-to-create-avian-exotic-opportunities-for-veterinary-students Thu, 18 Jan 2024 20:15:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/flocking-together-to-create-avian-exotic-opportunities-for-veterinary-students ZEWA, the College of Veterinary Medicine’s zoo, exotics, wildlife, and aquatics club, is cultivating relationships inside and outside of the College. In 2023, ZEWA connected with Birds and Beaks Rescue and Rehab to facilitate exciting hands-on learning experiences for student veterinarians.

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Nature’s Kennel Partnership with MSU Benefits Sled Dogs and Students https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/natures-kennel-partnership-with-msu-benefits-sled-dogs-and-students Thu, 18 Jan 2024 18:57:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/natures-kennel-partnership-with-msu-benefits-sled-dogs-and-students Through a 7-year partnership with MSU, Nature's Kennel, a sled dog racing and adventure company, is able to get about 26 dogs spayed/neutered every fall. In return, MSU students get a unique opportunity to operate on working dogs who race and run tours.

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Photo Blog: Alumni Reception at VMX 2024 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/photo-blog-alumni-reception-at-vmx-2024 Tue, 16 Jan 2024 15:53:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/photo-blog-alumni-reception-at-vmx-2024 See photos from the MSU Reception at VMX 2024 in Orlando!

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Photo Blog: Alumni and Friends Reception at AAEP 2023 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/photo-blog-alumni-and-friends-reception-at-aaep-2023 Fri, 08 Dec 2023 14:12:53 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/photo-blog-alumni-and-friends-reception-at-aaep-2023 See photos from the MSU Reception at AAEP 2023 in San Deigo!

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Spartan Innovation, Orthopedic Excellence Save Dog’s Leg https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/spartan-innovation-orthopedic-excellence-save-dogs-leg Thu, 07 Dec 2023 20:14:23 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/spartan-innovation-orthopedic-excellence-save-dogs-leg After Hana the dog suffered dramatic injuries from a car collision, a chain of mentorship led her to orthopedic expertise at Michigan State University—more than 600 miles away from her home. Thanks to two Spartan-patented surgical innovations, Hana made a previously unthinkable recovery.

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Serving Communities: Q&A with Dr. Dwayne Jarman https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/serving-communities-q-a-with-dr-dwayne-jarman Tue, 28 Nov 2023 15:25:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/serving-communities-q-a-with-dr-dwayne-jarman For Native American Heritage Month, Dwayne Jarman (DVM '00 & MPH '02) spoke with the College of Veterinary Medicine on his experience as an Anishinaabe alum of the College and as a public health officer and veterinarian.

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Bringing One Health to Life in the Classroom: Course Series Gets a Refresh https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/bringing-one-health-to-life-in-the-classroom-course-series-gets-a-refresh Tue, 21 Nov 2023 15:26:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/bringing-one-health-to-life-in-the-classroom-course-series-gets-a-refresh In 2018, when the College updated its curriculum, One Health was explicitly included as a subject of study. One Health classes were developed to round out the students’ learning. Now it’s getting an update that is as collaborative and multi-disciplinary as One Health itself.

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Hispanic Heritage Month: A College Retrospective https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/hispanic-heritage-month-a-college-retrospective Fri, 17 Nov 2023 20:19:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/hispanic-heritage-month-a-college-retrospective September 15-October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month. Among the festivities at the College was a speaker event on the impact of Latinx Americans on agriculture and veterinary medicine. Separately, MSU LVMA board members discussed Latinx identity in veterinary medicine.

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MSU Student Delegation at Aquatic, Amphibian, & Reptile Symposium https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/aquatics-amphibians-reptiles-oh-my Fri, 17 Nov 2023 15:55:13 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/aquatics-amphibians-reptiles-oh-my A delegation of MSU veterinary students attended the Purdue University Medicine of Aquatics, Amphibians & Reptiles (MOAAR) 4th biennial symposium in West Lafayette, IN, in which the PDI Faculty Dr. Bartolomeo Gorgoglione gave a keynote talk and led the Aquatic tracks.

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‘We Can Fix This:’ MSU Heals Dog from Gunshot Wounds https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/we-can-fix-this-msu-heals-dog-from-gunshot-wound Mon, 13 Nov 2023 16:52:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/we-can-fix-this-msu-heals-dog-from-gunshot-wound When Huck sustained two gunshot wounds, he was taken to the MSU Veterinary Medical Center, where orthopedic surgeons got to work saving his leg.

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Photo Blog: Alumni and Friends Reception at ACVP 2023 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/photo-blog-alumni-and-friends-reception-at-acvp-2023 Thu, 02 Nov 2023 13:24:54 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/photo-blog-alumni-and-friends-reception-at-acvp-2023 See photos from the MSU CVM Reception at ACVP 2023.

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Supporting the Humans of Vet Med: Q&A with Andi Davison https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/supporting-the-humans-of-vet-med-q-a-with-andi-davison Thu, 26 Oct 2023 17:37:22 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/supporting-the-humans-of-vet-med-q-a-with-andi-davison After loving the Veterinary Nursing Program at MSU and trying out both private practice and academia, Andi Davison (LVT ’06) felt it was time for something new. In her role at Flourish Veterinary Consulting, Davison offers veterinary professionals customized wellbeing programs.

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Carrying the Torch: Kaneene Awarded for Contributions to Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/carrying-the-torch-kaneene-awarded-for-contributions-to-veterinary-epidemiology-and-public-health Wed, 25 Oct 2023 17:30:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/carrying-the-torch-kaneene-awarded-for-contributions-to-veterinary-epidemiology-and-public-health Dr. John B. Kaneene was awarded the K. F. Meyer-James H. Steele Gold-headed Cane Award in Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health. Here, he shares about his experience receiving the award, as well as his career accomplishments and the path to get there.

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‘A Little Prince:’ Surgical Implants Help Colt Recover from Leg Fracture https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/a-little-prince-surgical-implants-help-colt-recover-from-leg-fracture Wed, 25 Oct 2023 14:07:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/a-little-prince-surgical-implants-help-colt-recover-from-leg-fracture Thanks to advancements in equine orthopedic surgery, fractures that once would have been considered end-of-the-road are not always so dire. Here’s how Spartan veterinarians helped Percy return to full function after a broken leg.

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Case study: A broken leg is not always the end for horses https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/case-study-a-broken-leg-is-not-always-the-end-for-horses Fri, 20 Oct 2023 15:29:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/case-study-a-broken-leg-is-not-always-the-end-for-horses Percy, a 3-month-old American Paint Horse colt, was presented to the Large Animal Emergency Service at the MSU Veterinary Medical Center with his mare for severe, acute left forelimb lameness. Here's how a Spartan surgeon addressed his injury.

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Fueled by Love: Philanthropist of the Year Facilitates Scholarships and Hospital Renovations https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/fueled-by-love-philanthropist-of-the-year-facilitates-scholarships-and-hospital-renovations Thu, 05 Oct 2023 19:30:02 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/fueled-by-love-philanthropist-of-the-year-facilitates-scholarships-and-hospital-renovations Meet the 2023 Philanthropist of the Year, Nancy Brookins, an animal lover who established two endowed scholarships and gave generously to the recent Hospital renovation.

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Alum Dr. Bruce Francke Donates Animal Paintings to AVMA Charity Auction https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/alum-dr-bruce-francke-donates-animal-paintings-to-avma-charity-auction Tue, 26 Sep 2023 19:54:51 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/alum-dr-bruce-francke-donates-animal-paintings-to-avma-charity-auction At this year’s AVMA Convention, Bruce Francke (DVM ’91) turned his love for painting into a contribution to The Street Dog Coalition.

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Lessons Learned: Completing a Veterinary Internship https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/lessons-learned-completing-a-veterinary-internship Fri, 22 Sep 2023 18:22:08 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/lessons-learned-completing-a-veterinary-internship We talked to current veterinary interns and residents at MSU about what they've learned and why they chose to follow this path.

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Pursing Parasitic Infections: International PhD Student Continues Veterinary Pathology Research at MSU https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/pursing-parasitic-infections-international-phd-student-continues-veterinary-pathology-research-at-msu Thu, 31 Aug 2023 13:06:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/pursing-parasitic-infections-international-phd-student-continues-veterinary-pathology-research-at-msu Gloria Daniel-Igwe is a Nigerian PhD student and veterinary pathologist who is determined to impact her home continent through her research. In late December 2023, she arrived at the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine to study a parasite responsible for a deadly infectious disease.

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Alumni Feature: Maggie Bodiya https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/alumni-feature-maggie-bodiya Tue, 29 Aug 2023 13:35:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/alumni-feature-maggie-bodiya As a trainer in the anesthesia clinical rotation, Maggie Bodiya (LVT, BS ’10) teaches both veterinary nursing students and DVM students. Her passion and commitment are evident by her nomination for Teacher of the Year by the Veterinary Nursing class of 2022 and her 2023 win of the Distinguished Veterinary Nursing Alumni Award.

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PFAS: using comparative medicine to understand exposure for Veterinary Vertex https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/pfas-using-comparative-medicine-to-understand-exposure-for-veterinary-vertex Wed, 09 Aug 2023 16:58:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/pfas-using-comparative-medicine-to-understand-exposure-for-veterinary-vertex Drs. Heather Brake and John Kaneene discuss current per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) research. Hosted by associate editor Dr. Sarah Wright and editor-in-chief Dr. Lisa Fortier.

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Ask the Expert: How Horse Research can Help Humans https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/ask-the-expert-how-horse-research-can-help-humans Wed, 09 Aug 2023 12:31:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/ask-the-expert-how-horse-research-can-help-humans It may be surprising to learn that humans and horses share many physiological similarities, particularly in terms of health and development. Jane Manfredi answers questions on what we can learn from equine health research and how it can benefit humans.

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Benjamin Adu-Addai (PhD ’12) Wins Zoetis Award for Veterinary Research Excellence https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/benjamin-adu-addai-phd-12-wins-zoetis-award-for-veterinary-research-excellence Tue, 08 Aug 2023 13:04:04 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/benjamin-adu-addai-phd-12-wins-zoetis-award-for-veterinary-research-excellence Dr. Benjamin Adu-Addai, Dr. Dalen Agnew’s first graduate student, was recently presented with the prestigious Zoetis Award for Veterinary Research Excellence. In celebration of this accomplishment, Adu-Addai answered a few questions about his time at MSU, his experience working with Agnew, and the research that won him this award.

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Horse health research will help humans stay healthy, too, with insights on reining in diabetes and obesity https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/horse-health-research-will-help-humans-stay-healthy-too-with-insights-on-reining-in-diabetes-and-obesity Tue, 25 Jul 2023 13:28:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/horse-health-research-will-help-humans-stay-healthy-too-with-insights-on-reining-in-diabetes-and-obesity As a veterinary science researcher, equine surgeon, and sports medicine and rehabilitation specialist, Dr. Jane Manfredi has seen firsthand the similarities between horses and humans.

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MSU and CANTER Partnership Offers Off-Track Thoroughbred Racehorses a Second Chance at Life https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-and-canter-partnership-offers-off-track-thoroughbred-racehorses-a-second-chance-at-life Thu, 20 Jul 2023 15:53:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-and-canter-partnership-offers-off-track-thoroughbred-racehorses-a-second-chance-at-life Michigan State University and CANTER Michigan have made a joint commitment through their partnership to help injured Thoroughbreds by providing life-saving surgeries and veterinary care that give these horses the opportunity to find new homes and careers.

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MSU Researcher Instrumental in Gaining Insight into Rising Concern over Air Pollution https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-researcher-instrumental-in-gaining-insight-into-rising-concern-over-air-pollution Wed, 19 Jul 2023 20:07:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-researcher-instrumental-in-gaining-insight-into-rising-concern-over-air-pollution Dr. Jack Harkema has devoted his nearly 30-year career at Michigan State University to understanding the health implications of commonly encountered environmental and occupational air pollutants (e.g. ozone and particulate matter) found in both urban and rural communities.

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Photo Blog: MSU Reception at AVMA Convention 2023 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/photo-blog-msu-reception-at-avma-convention-2023 Tue, 18 Jul 2023 13:53:51 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/photo-blog-msu-reception-at-avma-convention-2023 This year, the AVMA Convention was in Denver, and the MSU reception was held at Earls Kitchen + Bar. After a few opening remarks from Interim Dean Freeman, alumni enjoyed catching up with one another over some great food. See photos from the event!

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Phi Zeta Research Day Q&A with Dr. Steven Friedenberg https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/q-a-with-dr-steven-friedenberg Thu, 06 Jul 2023 13:17:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/q-a-with-dr-steven-friedenberg Dr. Steven Friedenberg will give the keynote presentation at the College of Veterinary Medicine's Phi Zeta Research Day on Friday, August 11.

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The Veterinary Medicine UURAF Experience https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/the-veterinary-medicine-uuraf-experience Mon, 26 Jun 2023 17:49:38 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/the-veterinary-medicine-uuraf-experience Undergraduates tackled award-winning research projects under the wing of Veterinary Medicine mentors and shared their experiences.

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Educate, Inspire, and Motivate: Q&A with Dr. Michael J. Blackwell https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/educate-inspire-and-motivate-q-a-with-dr-michael-j-blackwell Mon, 12 Jun 2023 14:43:56 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/educate-inspire-and-motivate-q-a-with-dr-michael-j-blackwell Dr. Michael J. Blackwell, our 2023 commencement speaker, answers questions about his time in veterinary school, his career, and how he approached his address to the Class of 2023.

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Talking Complementary Programs with DVM & Food Safety Dual Degree Student https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/talking-complementary-programs-with-dvm-food-safety-dual-degree-student Wed, 07 Jun 2023 15:00:33 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/talking-complementary-programs-with-dvm-food-safety-dual-degree-student Pup Patient Returns to MSU as Therapy Dog for Students https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/pup-patient-returns-to-msu-as-therapy-dog-for-students Mon, 05 Jun 2023 18:18:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/pup-patient-returns-to-msu-as-therapy-dog-for-students Food Safety Master’s Graduates Travel from Across the US to Celebrate their Accomplishments https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/food-safety-masters-graduates-travel-from-across-the-us-to-celebrate-their-accomplishments Tue, 30 May 2023 13:19:51 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/food-safety-masters-graduates-travel-from-across-the-us-to-celebrate-their-accomplishments The night before graduates walked the stage at the Breslin Center for the advanced degree ceremony, the Master of Science in Food Safety (MSFS) graduates gathered for a celebratory dinner in honor of their accomplishments.

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Better Testing for PFAS Exposure: Q&A with Dr. Courtney Carignan https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/ask-the-expert-how-to-improve-pfas-impact-and-research-through-elevated-exposure-testing Tue, 16 May 2023 20:35:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/ask-the-expert-how-to-improve-pfas-impact-and-research-through-elevated-exposure-testing Exposure Scientist and Environmental Epidemiologist Dr. Courtney Carignan has contributed to public health interventions aimed at reducing exposures to flame retardants, PFAS, and arsenic. She is the principal investigator and lead author of “Self-Collection Blood Test for PFASs: Comparing Volumetric Microsamplers with a Traditional Serum Approach” published in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Science & Technology.

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Severe PPDH Repair in an English Springer Spaniel https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/severe-ppdh-repair-in-an-english-springer-spaniel Mon, 15 May 2023 19:37:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/severe-ppdh-repair-in-an-english-springer-spaniel Dom, a 1.5-year-old English Springer Spaniel, presented to the MSU Veterinary Medical Center’s Soft Tissue Surgery Service for a previously diagnosed diaphragmatic hernia.

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That Doesn’t Go There: Fixing a Spaniel’s Severe Hernia https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/that-doesnt-go-there-fixing-a-spaniels-severe-hernia Tue, 02 May 2023 21:14:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/that-doesnt-go-there-fixing-a-spaniels-severe-hernia When a young dog was found to have an unusual form of hernia, Spartan veterinary professionals got to work sorting him out.

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Supporting a Dream: Nyberg Endowed Scholarship Helps Third-Year Student Pursue her Passion https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/supporting-a-dream-nyberg-endowed-scholarship-helps-third-year-student-pursue-her-passion Tue, 02 May 2023 19:52:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/supporting-a-dream-nyberg-endowed-scholarship-helps-third-year-student-pursue-her-passion Animal lovers Ed and Roxy Nyberg established an endowed scholarship to help more people become veterinarians. Now, by supporting third-year DVM student Kendra David, they are doing just that.

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Investigating Heart Troubles in a Young Red Panda https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/investigating-heart-troubles-in-a-young-red-panda Thu, 27 Apr 2023 18:15:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/investigating-heart-troubles-in-a-young-red-panda After the discovery of a heart murmur, a red panda was brought to MSU for a full cardiac workup at the Veterinary Medical Center's Cardiology Service.

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Alumni Feature: Keri Gardner https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/alumni-feature-keri-gardner Tue, 25 Apr 2023 13:40:15 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/alumni-feature-keri-gardner Keri Gardner (LVT ’88, MS ’07) answers some questions about her time in the Veterinary Technology (now Veterinary Nursing) Certification Program and the Comparative Medicine and Integrative Biology Graduate Program, and offers some advice to students looking to get into research.

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Student Journals: The Mazunte Project https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/student-journals-the-mazunte-project Tue, 25 Apr 2023 13:02:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/student-journals-the-mazunte-project The trip is a valuable experience for future veterinary professionals on many levels—the students’ reflections and photos from the trip speak for themselves.

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Pals Family Scholarship Expands to Support Veterinary Nursing Students https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/pals-family-scholarship-expands-to-support-veterinary-nursing-students Mon, 03 Apr 2023 13:41:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/pals-family-scholarship-expands-to-support-veterinary-nursing-students Dr. Arnie Pals' family honors his impact on the veterinary nursing profession by expanding the Pals Family Scholarship to support both a DVM and a VN student each year.

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Little Panda, Big Heart: MSU Cardiologists Assist Red Panda from Potawatomi Zoo https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/little-panda-big-heart-msu-cardiologists-assist-red-panda-from-potawatomi-zoo Fri, 31 Mar 2023 18:14:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/little-panda-big-heart-msu-cardiologists-assist-red-panda-from-potawatomi-zoo Raya is a young red panda who lives at Potawatomi Zoo in South Bend, Indiana. At only a year and a half of age, Raya has overcome numerous health challenges thanks to the dedication of her caretakers and medical team—including some a state away in Michigan.

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FosBros: Two Spartans and the Science of Stress https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/fosbros-two-spartans-and-the-science-of-stress Fri, 24 Mar 2023 17:10:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/fosbros-two-spartans-and-the-science-of-stress When Dr. Adam Moeser and Dr. AJ Robison met with mutual friends at a local distillery, destiny struck.

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DVM/PhD Student Represents MSU at AVMA VLC 2023 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/dvm-phd-student-represents-msu-at-avma-vlc-2023 Thu, 23 Mar 2023 17:05:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/dvm-phd-student-represents-msu-at-avma-vlc-2023 Satyajit Kulkarni, a first-year DVM/PhD dual-degree student, was chosen by the Student AVMA (SAVMA) to represent MSU at VLC 2023.

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It's a Match! Celebrating Match Day 2023 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/its-a-match-celebrating-match-day-2023 Mon, 20 Mar 2023 19:01:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/its-a-match-celebrating-match-day-2023 On Monday, March 6, 2023, veterinary students and veterinarians who applied to internships and residencies were given results from the Veterinary Internship and Residency Matching Program.

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Q&A with VBMA Regional Leader Award Winner https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/q-a-with-vbma-regional-leader-award-winner Fri, 17 Mar 2023 04:00:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/q-a-with-vbma-regional-leader-award-winner Breanna Demaline, a fourth-year veterinary student, was selected out of six student leaders nationwide to receive the Regional Leader of the Year award from the Veterinary Business Management Association. Demaline explains her involvement with the VBMA.

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Listen: #CapCANKnows on Veterinary Nursing https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/listen-capcanknows-on-veterinary-nursing Wed, 08 Mar 2023 19:41:38 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/listen-capcanknows-on-veterinary-nursing Veterinary Nursing students Fatima Alkhalaf and Kendra Cournaya, along with Sarah Machniak, Veterinary Nursing outreach coordinator, joined the CapCANKnows podcast to discuss veterinary nursing as a career path and as a program at MSU CVM.

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Making History: Q&A with Alum Dr. Fred J. Born https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/making-history-q-a-with-alum-dr-fred-j-born Mon, 27 Feb 2023 14:40:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/making-history-q-a-with-alum-dr-fred-j-born Since graduating, Fred J. Born (DVM ’62) has had a long and successful career in veterinary medicine. In this alum feature, Born talks about publishing his veterinary textbooks, serving as a museum director, and his passion for veterinary medical illustrating.

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Clerkship Journals: Equine Welfare in Practice https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/clerkship-journals-equine-welfare-in-practice Mon, 27 Feb 2023 13:00:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/clerkship-journals-equine-welfare-in-practice Clerkship students traveled around Mexico treating equids and growing their clinical skills through daily practice. The students had the opportunity to work in partnership with Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) and Universidad Veracruzana (UV). They shared their experiences with unique patients, rare conditions, and singular procedure conditions that are difficult to replicate in a hospital setting.

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Continuing Her Legacy: The Tracy Anne Hammer Memorial Fellowship https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/continuing-her-legacy-the-tracy-anne-hammer-memorial-fellowship Mon, 20 Feb 2023 14:34:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/continuing-her-legacy-the-tracy-anne-hammer-memorial-fellowship Tracy Anne Hammer was the College's first DVM/PhD dual-degree student. Now, the scholarship in her honor supports other ambitious students working toward a DVM and PhD simultaneously.

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Listen: Veterinary Vertex with Dr. Jane Manfredi https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/listen-veterinary-vertex-with-dr-jane-manfredi Wed, 01 Feb 2023 13:03:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/listen-veterinary-vertex-with-dr-jane-manfredi Dr. Jane Manfredi shares about her recent manuscripts published with Dr. Sarah Jacob. Learn more about the crossover between endocrine disorders in humans and horses, common misconceptions about endocrinopathies, and what veterinarians need to know about endocrine disorders in the equine athlete, plus Manfredi’s inspiration, career path, and perspective on One Health.

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Good Service Means Good Business: Q&A with Dr. Michael Curley https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/good-service-means-good-business-q-a-with-dr-michael-curley Mon, 30 Jan 2023 14:08:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/good-service-means-good-business-q-a-with-dr-michael-curley Michael Curley (DVM ’84) bought the Red Barn Veterinary Clinic in 1989. Since then, he’s learned a lot about mentorship, client communication, and the business skills needed to own and operate his own clinic.

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Photo Blog: Alum Reception at VMX 2023 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/photo-blog-alum-reception-at-vmx-2023 Tue, 17 Jan 2023 19:15:25 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/photo-blog-alum-reception-at-vmx-2023 See photos from the MSU reception at VMX 2023 in Orlando.

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Pursuing Pancreatitis: a Clinical Researcher’s Work on a Prevalent Disorder in Dogs https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/pursuing-pancreatitis-a-clinical-researchers-work-on-a-prevalent-disorder-in-dogs Tue, 17 Jan 2023 18:24:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/pursuing-pancreatitis-a-clinical-researchers-work-on-a-prevalent-disorder-in-dogs Dr. Harry Cridge is working as a clinical researcher to improve both knowledge of pancreatitis and patient outcomes.

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German Shepherd Puppy Receives Fracture Repair After Playtime Accident https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/german-shepherd-puppy-receives-fracture-repair-after-playtime-accident Thu, 12 Jan 2023 21:42:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/german-shepherd-puppy-receives-fracture-repair-after-playtime-accident After playtime went awry for Max, an 8-week-old German Shepherd, Spartan surgeons helped him bounce back from his broken limb.

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Injured GSD undergoes minimally invasive tibial fracture repair https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/injured-gsd-undergoes-minimally-invasive-tibial-fracture-repair Thu, 15 Dec 2022 21:34:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/injured-gsd-undergoes-minimally-invasive-tibial-fracture-repair Max, an 8-week-old German Shepherd, presented to the MSU Veterinary Medical Center after being accidentally stepped on while playing with an 80-pound dog at home.

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Alum Feature: Dr. Therese Heinonen https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/alum-feature-dr-therese-heinonen Thu, 08 Dec 2022 14:38:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/alum-feature-dr-therese-heinonen Meet Therese Heinonen (DVM ’88), who currently serves as the vice president of clinical operations at DalCor Pharmaceuticals. She is passionate about research, education, and sharing her experiences while navigating a unique career path.

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MSU Alum Dr. Samantha Barscewski Saves K9 Officer with Eight Stab Wounds https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-alum-dr-samantha-barscewski-saves-k9-officer-with-eight-stab-wounds Thu, 01 Dec 2022 14:03:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-alum-dr-samantha-barscewski-saves-k9-officer-with-eight-stab-wounds 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.

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Photo Blog: Alum Reception at AAEP Convention 2022 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/photo-blog-alum-reception-at-aaep-convention-2022 Wed, 23 Nov 2022 19:44:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/photo-blog-alum-reception-at-aaep-convention-2022 See photos from the MSU CVM Reception in San Antonio for the AAEP Annual Convention.

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Photo Blog: ACVP 2022 Annual Meeting and Alum Reception https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/photo-blog-acvp-2022-annual-meeting-and-alum-reception Thu, 17 Nov 2022 14:45:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/photo-blog-acvp-2022-annual-meeting-and-alum-reception 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 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/a-giving-nature-the-story-behind-the-krown-on-the-rox-memorial-scholarship Mon, 07 Nov 2022 14:43:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/a-giving-nature-the-story-behind-the-krown-on-the-rox-memorial-scholarship 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.)

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It All Starts Here: Philanthropists of the Year Facilitate Professorships in Small Animal Reproduction https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/it-all-starts-here-philanthropists-of-the-year-facilitate-professorships-in-small-animal-reproduction Mon, 10 Oct 2022 18:41:42 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/it-all-starts-here-philanthropists-of-the-year-facilitate-professorships-in-small-animal-reproduction 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.

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Writing the Next Chapter: A Q&A with Dr. Renée Alsarraf https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/writing-the-next-chapter-a-q-a-with-dr-renee-alsarraf Mon, 10 Oct 2022 13:25:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/writing-the-next-chapter-a-q-a-with-dr-renee-alsarraf 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.

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Student Hospital Worker: Talking to a Future Veterinary Nurse https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/student-hospital-worker-talking-to-a-future-veterinary-nurse Mon, 03 Oct 2022 15:15:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/student-hospital-worker-talking-to-a-future-veterinary-nurse We talked to Shayna Glase, a second-year Veterinary Nursing student, about her job at the MSU Veterinary Medical Center.

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Meet Kyia https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/kyia Wed, 28 Sep 2022 14:59:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/kyia At 8 months old, Kyia had a severe skin infection in her entire lower neck and chest region, causing almost half of her skin tissue to be necrotic, or dead. She spent more than 21 days at MSU.

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Help Flo Support MSU’s Orthopedics Legacy https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/help-support-flos-legacy Thu, 15 Sep 2022 19:51:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/help-support-flos-legacy Are you one of thousands of students and clients who benefitted from Dr. Flo’s expertise and experience? Please share your story. You can also support her vision.

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From a Rouby to a Pearl, Newborn Colt Defies the Odds https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/from-a-rouby-to-a-pearl-newborn-colt-defies-the-odds Fri, 09 Sep 2022 15:28:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/from-a-rouby-to-a-pearl-newborn-colt-defies-the-odds Equine dystocia, or difficulty birthing a foal, is not uncommon, but always urgent. After Rouby, an 18-year-old Oldenburg mare, was in labor for more than three hours, and two weeks late on delivery, her owner Valerie knew quick action was needed to save her beloved mare and her unborn foal.

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Students Attend National Veterinary Scholars Symposium https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/students-attend-national-veterinary-scholars-symposium Tue, 06 Sep 2022 19:48:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/students-attend-national-veterinary-scholars-symposium This summer, 26 student researchers attended the 2022 National Veterinary Scholars Symposium. "The most valuable part was seeing science being pushed to new lengths by my own peers and being able to make connections with other minority veterinary students."

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MSU VetMed at Mid-SURE https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-vetmed-at-mid-sure Thu, 25 Aug 2022 18:08:40 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-vetmed-at-mid-sure Undergraduate students mentored by College faculty presented at the 12th annual Mid-Michigan Symposium for Undergraduate Research Experiences (Mid-SURE).

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The Missing Link: Molecules to Medicine with Henry Ford Recap https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/the-missing-link-molecules-to-medicine-with-henry-ford-recap Wed, 24 Aug 2022 19:43:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/the-missing-link-molecules-to-medicine-with-henry-ford-recap The MSU College of Veterinary Medicine hosts Molecules to Medicine, a collaborative and supportive learning community that helps clinicians and scientists advance academia and research together. This month, Dr. Farzan Siddiqui and Dr. Stephen Brown from Henry Ford Health Systems shared their radiation oncology and other cancer study initiatives to discover future avenues of research with the College.

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A Surgeon Who’s All About the Details: Meet Dr. Hayley Gallaher https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/surgeon-dr-hayley-gallaher Mon, 22 Aug 2022 17:11:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/surgeon-dr-hayley-gallaher Meet Hayley Gallaher, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA, assistant professor for the Michigan State University Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences and clinician for the Soft Tissue Surgery Service.

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Watch: What is Phi Zeta Research Day? https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/phi-zeta-research-day-is-friday-october-14 Tue, 16 Aug 2022 18:31:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/phi-zeta-research-day-is-friday-october-14 RSVP today and submit your abstract by August 31.

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Sadie, the Great Pyrenees, Celebrates 100 Visits with MSU’s Rehabilitation Service https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/sadie-great-pyrenees-100-visits-msu-rehabilitation Mon, 15 Aug 2022 19:47:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/sadie-great-pyrenees-100-visits-msu-rehabilitation Sadie became a Spartan at a young age: at just 10 months old, Sadie was presented to the MSU Rehabilitation Service due to the concern of right hind limb lameness.

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Rouby’s Legacy Lives on, Healthy Foal and Success with Nurse Mare https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/roubys-legacy-lives-on-healthy-foal-nurse-mare Tue, 09 Aug 2022 19:03:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/roubys-legacy-lives-on-healthy-foal-nurse-mare Rouby, an 18-year-old Oldenburg multiparous broodmare, was presented to Michigan State University’s Equine Emergency Service for dystocia that was unable to be resolved on the farm. She was two weeks overdue with her foal.

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Stabilization and Long-term Management of Cardiac Hemangiosarcoma in Canine https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/stabilization-long-term-management-cardiac-hemangiosarcoma-canine Tue, 09 Aug 2022 18:38:21 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/stabilization-long-term-management-cardiac-hemangiosarcoma-canine Annie is a 9.5-year-old female spayed Labrador mix who was presented to Michigan State University Emergency and Critical Care Medicine Service for lethargy and possible gastrointestinal obstruction.

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Don’t Box Me In: Q&A with Dr. Kathryn Dalton https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/dont-box-me-in-q-a-with-dr-kathryn-dalton Fri, 05 Aug 2022 16:18:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/dont-box-me-in-q-a-with-dr-kathryn-dalton Get to know self-proclaimed Public Health Veterinary Epidemiologist Kathryn Dalton, PhD, VMD, MPH, who is the keynote speaker for Phi Zeta Research Day on Friday, October 14, 2022.

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Photo Blog: Alumni Reception at AVMA Convention 2022 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/photo-blog-alumni-reception-at-avma-convention-2022-1 Wed, 03 Aug 2022 15:30:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/photo-blog-alumni-reception-at-avma-convention-2022-1 This year, the AVMA Convention was in Philadelphia, and the MSU alumni reception was held in Con Murphy’s Irish Pub. After a few opening remarks from Dean Puschner, alumni enjoyed catching up with one another over some great food. See photos from this event!

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From Ditch to ICU: the Fight to Keep Canine with Bullet Wound Alive https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-icu-fight-canine-bullet-wound-alive Mon, 25 Jul 2022 12:00:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-icu-fight-canine-bullet-wound-alive A young husky was found submerged in a drainage ditch, blood flowing from his abdomen, the horrific result of a bullet wound. Rushed into MSU's Small Animal ICU, Spartan veterinary professionals fought for his life.

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Radioisotopes for Imaging and Therapy in Biomedical Research https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/radioisotopes-for-imaging-and-therapy-in-biomedical-research Fri, 22 Jul 2022 16:46:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/radioisotopes-for-imaging-and-therapy-in-biomedical-research Dr. Kurt R. Zinn presented to the MSU Board of Trustees to provide an overview of his research, which includes the development of molecular imaging approaches for cancer diagnosis, treatment monitoring, and therapy.

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Community Voices: Enrichment Summer Program https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/community-voices-enrichment-summer-program Tue, 12 Jul 2022 16:23:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/community-voices-enrichment-summer-program The Enrichment Summer Program, a summer research opportunity for undergraduate students, provides three weeks of veterinary experience to undergraduate students across the country. This year's participants share their dreams and discoveries.

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Alumni Feature: Dr. Katie Davis Mauro https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/alumni-feature-dr-katie-davis-mauro Mon, 11 Jul 2022 19:35:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/alumni-feature-dr-katie-davis-mauro Dr. Katie Davis Mauro (DVM '14) recently returned to MSU, her alma mater, to join the faculty as an assistant professor of Emergency and Critical Care, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences. Learn about her career, her passion for extracorporeal therapy, and her favorite way to celebrate being a Spartan!

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