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Administration - Veterinary - 16.12.2013

Veterinary - Health - 04.12.2013
Veterinary college to open Long Island equine hospital
Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine plans to open Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists, a referral and emergency care hospital, near the Belmont Racetrack backstretch on Long Island in Elmont, N.Y.

Health - Veterinary - 04.11.2013
Protecting competition horses from the flu
A deep hacking cough, a runny nose and fever — just like humans, horses can suffer badly when struck down by the flu. Although equine influenza is rarely fatal, it is highly contagious and can seriously disrupt training and competition schedules and result in huge revenue losses for the equine industry.

Veterinary - Career - 01.11.2013
Man's best friend an even better employee with fivefold return on investment
Man’s best friend an even better employee with fivefold return on investment
Working dogs make a considerable financial contribution to Australia's rural sector, providing an impressive fivefold return on investment.

Health - Veterinary - 29.10.2013
Indoor cats sought for hyperthyroidism study
Cornell invites cat owners to register their pets in a free hyperthyroidism study at the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine as part of a collaborative project that will further the understanding of treatment options for hyperthyroidism in felines.

Life Sciences - Veterinary - 27.09.2013

Health - Veterinary - 29.08.2013
Barnyard maternity ward proves popular at fair
SYRACUSE, N.Y. In the shadow of a Ferris wheel and just beyond the midway, The Great New York State Fair features a new exhibit: the Dairy Cow Birthing Center.

Veterinary - Health - 26.08.2013
Young hawks found dead, injured on campus
Young hawks found dead, injured on campus
Over the last few weeks, two juvenile hawks have died on Cornell's campus, leading to an outpouring of public interest.

Veterinary - Administration - 23.07.2013
Newly developed anesthetic for amphibians could aid field researchers
Newly developed anesthetic for amphibians could aid field researchers
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Veterinary researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a general anesthetic for amphibians that is administered through their skin. The anesthetic jelly could be a low-cost, easy-to-administer form of anesthesia for veterinary work conducted in the field. Amphibians such as the Cane toads used in the study breathe through simple saclike lungs or by taking in gases and moisture through their skin, a process called cutaneous gas exchange.

Economics / Business - Veterinary - 01.07.2013
New website will help farmers ensure hens maintain good feather cover
Hen pecking is a serious animal welfare concern and can cause great economic losses for the farmer and the egg-production industry as a whole.

Veterinary - Continuing Education - 10.06.2013

Health - Veterinary - 04.06.2013
New tool to help diagnose canine arthritis
New tool to help diagnose canine arthritis
Veterinary scientists at the University of Liverpool have developed a new tool to support clinicians in treatment programmes for osteoarthritis in dogs. Unlike most other diseases, which can be monitored by blood tests, there is no test for how uncomfortable a dog is when walking or how good their quality of life is as arthritis progresses.

Veterinary - Health - 29.05.2013
Vets in the community
The University of Nottingham has established a student-led veterinary clinic to deliver healthcare to the pets of homeless and vulnerably housed people living in the city.

Health - Veterinary - 27.02.2013

Health - Veterinary - 27.02.2013

Health - Veterinary - 19.02.2013
Through Memoir, Penn Vet's Adrian Morrison Recounts Idyllic Childhood in the Brandywine Valley
Through Memoir, Penn Vet’s Adrian Morrison Recounts Idyllic Childhood in the Brandywine Valley
Adrian Morrison , professor emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine , has had plenty of experience writing about his area of academic expertise, REM sleep.

Continuing Education - Veterinary - 11.01.2013

Health - Veterinary - 17.12.2012
Drug improves quality of life for Dobermanns with heart disease
Drug improves quality of life for Dobermanns with heart disease
Veterinary scientists at the University of Liverpool have found that early screening and drug treatment for Dobermann dogs with a serious heart disease can extend and improve their quality of life. The study, which took place over the course of six years with dogs in the UK, Canada and US, examined more than 70 Dobermanns with early signs of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). Longer survival The disease, which also affects cats and humans, causes the heart to become enlarged and death can be very sudden and unexpected if not detected in its early stages.

Health - Veterinary - 11.12.2012
Transforming the diagnosis of equine colic
Colic is the number one killer of horses. But one of the difficulties faced by vets is differentiating between a mild case and a potentially life threatening case that is in its early stages.

Veterinary - 30.10.2012
Snake bite warning for pets
Mark Davis from the University's Veterinary Hospital said emergency services had recently seen a number of snakebites in dogs that needed anti-venom and critical care including life support.

Continuing Education - Veterinary - 16.10.2012

Life Sciences - Veterinary - 20.09.2012
Leland named University's first director of research integrity and assurance
Stuart Leland has been named Princeton University's first director for research integrity and assurance , to which he brings 20 years of experience in laboratory research and in research compliance. His appointment was effective Aug. 15. Reporting to Dean for Research A. J. Stewart Smith, Leland oversees the campus committees that help Princeton researchers ensure that human, animal and biological research is in line with various regulations, laws, policies and guidelines.

Health - Veterinary - 24.07.2012
Oral drops for dog allergies pass another hurdle
William, a mixed breed from Madison, gets a twice-daily dose of immunotherapy during a study directed by Douglas DeBoer of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine.

Health - Veterinary - 20.07.2012
Penn Vet's Farrier Service Keeps Horses on Their Feet
Penn Vet’s Farrier Service Keeps Horses on Their Feet
Patrick Reilly had been happily shoeing horses for more than a dozen years in New Hampshire when he got some momentous news.

Life Sciences - Veterinary - 12.07.2012
Five years worth of undergraduates publish crocodile doc
Five years worth of undergraduates publish crocodile doc
How many undergraduate students does it take publish original research in an academic journal? Exactly 74 in the case of Faculty of Veterinary Science students from the University of Sydney whose study on saltwater crocodile genetics is published in the Australian Journal of Zoology today.

Veterinary - 09.07.2012
Tell Your Dog You’re Pregnant: a guide to baby and pet bonding
A husband and wife vet science team has developed a guide to help parents introduce their new baby to the family pet.

Health - Veterinary - 07.06.2012
Penn and Cornell Researchers Spearhead the Development of New Guidelines for Veterinary CPR
Penn and Cornell Researchers Spearhead the Development of New Guidelines for Veterinary CPR
For nearly 50 years, the American Heart Association , with the help of researchers and physicians from across the nation, has developed and disseminated guidelines on how best to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation on patients experiencing cardiac arrest. But no such evidence-based guidelines existed in the veterinary world.

Health - Veterinary - 09.05.2012
New Bolton Center's Recovery Pool Gives Horses a Leg Up After Surgery
New Bolton Center’s Recovery Pool Gives Horses a Leg Up After Surgery
Horses weigh more than half a ton and can sleep standing up, so as surgical patients, they can't recuperate in a cushy bed.

Veterinary - 01.05.2012
What it takes to make a working farm dog
What it takes to make a working farm dog
The secret to breeding a successful working farm dog is the focus of a new national University of Sydney study. Professor Paul McGreevy and Professor Claire Wade , both from the Faculty of Veterinary Science , are working on a three-year research program to explore what distinguishes the best working dogs on Australian farms.

Veterinary - Economics / Business - 30.04.2012
Double dip recession spells trouble for cats
Double dip recession spells trouble for cats
Following news last week that the UK has slipped back into recession, a national cat charity has issued an urgent appeal as more cats are being given up than ever before.

Life Sciences - Veterinary - 03.04.2012
Are we really a nation of animal lovers?
Are we really a nation of animal lovers?
A new study has estimated that over 260,000 cats and dogs entered the care of UK rescue organisations during 2009, the first full year since the onset of the UK recession. The aim of the research was to estimate the number of cats and dogs, currently being cared for by UK welfare organisations, the proportion of time that these organisations were full to capacity and the number entering these organisations during a 12-month period. The University of Bristol study by Corinna Clark and colleagues in the School of Veterinary Sciences is published in the Veterinary Record .

Veterinary - Life Sciences - 13.03.2012
Science uncovered -- open day reveals all
Ever wanted to know what goes on behind the research laboratory door? Now is your chance to find out — especially if you are interested in animals and plants.

Health - Veterinary - 06.03.2012
Mayo Clinic, Penn and Partners to Explore New Ways to Predict and Control Seizures
PHILADELPHIA - Mayo Clinic and partners from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine and College of Pharmacy, the Pere

Veterinary - Life Sciences - 04.01.2012
How good are your horse's brakes?
How good are your horse’s brakes?
Horseriding is a popular summer holiday activity, but few people know that horses kill more Australians annually than any other animal.

Life Sciences - Veterinary - 20.12.2011
Vets warn of dangers to pets during festive season and summer heat
20 Dec 2011 Veterinarians from the University of Melbourne are warning pet owners to take special care of their pets during the festive season and the hot summer holidays.

Health - Veterinary - 15.12.2011
Penn Vet Opens State-of-the-Art Buerger Family Foundation Minimally Invasive Surgery Suite at Ryan Hospital
Penn Vet Opens State-of-the-Art Buerger Family Foundation Minimally Invasive Surgery Suite at Ryan Hospital
The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) recently opened its new, state-of-the-art minimally invasive surgical suite at the Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital.

Health - Veterinary - 02.12.2011
Vet College now one of only two schools to offer 'ablation' to cure dogs' racing hearts
Vet College now one of only two schools to offer ’ablation’ to cure dogs’ racing hearts
Taking advantage of a feat that synthesized human and veterinary medical procedures and united cardiologists from two continents and four medical institutions, a 2-year-old Brittany spaniel has a new outlook on life, renewed energy and an insatiable appetite.

Event - Veterinary - 22.11.2011
Guide dog researcher awarded another accolade
A young researcher who specialises in the study of guide dog behaviour has been recognised for her talent, knowledge and expertise.

Health - Veterinary - 26.10.2011
Passive smoking is a problem for pets too, says vet
The dangers of passive smoking in people are well known, but how does it affect our pets? Clare Knottenbelt, Professor of Small Animal Medicine and Oncology at the University of Glasgow's Small Animal Hospital, says second-hand smoke causes health problems in animals too.

Veterinary - Agronomy / Food Science - 21.10.2011
Testing to begin on U of M, Twin Cities' Campus Wide Emergency Alert System Oct. 24
Activation and testing work will begin on Monday, Oct. 24 on the university's new Campus Wide Emergency Alert System.

Veterinary - Health - 15.08.2011
Surgeon to be next UW-Madison vet research dean
Longtime professor Dale Bjorling has been named associate dean for research and graduate training at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine.

Health - Veterinary - 01.06.2011
CU spinoff provides portable ultrasound therapy for horses
CU spinoff provides portable ultrasound therapy for horses
Healing for horses has gone portable. UltrOZ Elite Therapy System is the first wearable, therapeutic ultrasound system for the equine market.

Veterinary - History / Archeology - 20.05.2011

Health - Veterinary - 03.05.2011
UW Sea Grant funding Winnebago system research on VHS fish disease
Four years after the deadly fish disease viral hemorrhagic septicemia (VHS) was first diagnosed in Wisconsin, researchers are returning to the Lake Winnebago system, the site of that discovery, to le

Veterinary - Economics / Business - 04.04.2011