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Ask Dr. Universe: Do animals dream?
October 6, 2015

Dr-Universe-230SPOKANE, Wash. – After a quick catnap and a stretch, I went to visit my friend Marcos Frank, a scientist at Washington State University who studies animal sleep.

Owners reminded to protect animals from wildfire smoke
August 26, 2015

By Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary Medicine

Dog-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine advises animal owners that wildfire smoke warnings apply to animals, too.

WSU veterinarians warn of heat’s effect on animals
June 25, 2015

Leah-dogPULLMAN, Wash.—Soaring summer temperatures in the Palouse region beginning Friday can create potentially dangerous conditions for pets, warn veterinarians at Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.

Funds sought for dumped, ailing, puppy mill dog
May 7, 2015

By Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary Medicine

Leah-dogPULLMAN, Wash. – No one knows how many breedings and whelpings Leah endured before the internal structures holding her uterus in place gave way, allowing the organs to slip outside her body.

Beaten dog leaves WSU vet hospital after successful surgery
April 28, 2015

By Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary Medicine

Theia-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Theia, the formerly homeless young dog from Moses Lake, Wash., left Washington State University’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital this morning breathing well through her surgically repaired sinuses.

Beaten dog returns to WSU veterinary college for reassessment
April 16, 2015

By Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary Medicine

Theia-webPULLMAN, Wash. – The ownerless dog that a month ago was hit by a car, bludgeoned and buried only to crawl out of its shallow grave four days later is returning to Washington State University’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital on Tuesday, April 21.