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Things college students should consider before getting a pet
August 30, 2017

By Charlie Powell, WSU College of Veterinary Medicine

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine is recommending that college students consider all aspects of pet ownership before taking the plunge.

Animal owners should be aware of wildfire smoke hazards
August 4, 2017

wildfire smoke in skylineBy Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary Medicine

PULLMAN, Wash. – WSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine recommends that animal owners be aware that wildfire smoke advisories, issued by county and municipal health districts for people, apply to animals, too.

Protect your pet’s feet from heat, burns
July 6, 2017

120 degree pavement temperatureBy Charlie Powell, WSU College of Veterinary Medicine

PULLMAN, Wash. – Temperatures nearing or surpassing the century mark in the Inland Northwest this week prompts the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine to issue a hot pavement advisory for pets.

Protect pets from July 4 revelry
June 26, 2017

By Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary Medicine

PULLMAN, Wash. – More pets go missing around the Fourth of July holiday in the U.S. than at any other time of year.

Science: Inside the global campaign to get rid of rabies
January 25, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Rabies vaccine work by professors Thumbi Mwangi and Felix Lankester to address the problem of infectious diseases crossing borders in Kenya, Tanzania and throughout Africa is part of a comprehensive article in the recent issue of Science magazine.

Starts Jan. 25: Stress study seeks student participants
January 24, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Undergraduate students are sought to participate in a Washington State University-based study examining the effects of human-animal interaction on coping with academic stress. An information session will be 5-6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, in CUE 119.

Veterinary prof a fellow of National Academy of Inventors
December 13, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University professor Katrina L. Mealey has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors – a prestigious group of scientists that includes 27 Nobel laureates.

Rabies vaccine found effective even after warm storage
October 24, 2016

By Marcia Hill Gossard, College of Veterinary Medicine

felix-lankester-webPULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University-led research team determined rabies vaccines stored at warmer temperatures still protect against the disease in dogs.