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Colombian internship immerses students in academics, culture
August 11, 2017

Colombia Internship-group at Cerro de Montserrate-By Steve Nakata, Student Affairs

PULLMAN, Wash. – Six Washington State University students spent four weeks in Colombia this summer helping sick animals like turtles and ocelots, and developing software that will aid police working with bomb-sniffing dogs.

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.

John A. Larsen
July 20, 2017

John A. Larsen, who worked at WSU June 1954-July 1986, died July 3, 2017, at his daughter’s home in Troy.

Helping horses in hot weather
July 13, 2017

By Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary Medicine

horse healthy eyePULLMAN, Wash. – Equine specialists at Washington State University’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital are urging Inland Northwest horse owners to be a little more cautious with temperatures expected to hit or break 100 degrees again this coming week.

WSU Elk Hoof Disease Committee has first meeting
July 12, 2017

By Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary Medicine

PULLMAN, Wash. – WSU College of Veterinary Medicine Dean Bryan Slinker has convened the first Elk Hoof Disease committee meeting as a follow-up to funded legislation that directs WSU’s research engagement with respect to EHD.

New laparoscopic training advances veterinary surgical skills
July 10, 2017

By Alyssa Patrick, Office of Research

fransson boelPULLMAN, Wash. – For the first time, veterinary surgeons can take a simulation training and earn a certification that demonstrates their manual skills in laparoscopy, a minimally-invasive procedure that means less pain and faster recovery for patients.

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.