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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.

March 25: Using livestock guardian dogs for predator control
February 13, 2017

By Kate Ryan, WSU Extension

MONROE, Wash. – A workshop about using livestock guardian dogs for predator control will be held 1-4 p.m. Saturday, March 25, in the Qualco Energy Conference Room, 18117 203rd St. SE, Monroe, hosted by Washington State University Snohomish County Extension.

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.

Through mid-May: Exhibit features local shelter animals
February 5, 2015

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – Kyla Lakin’s dogs and cats stare out of her paintings with trust, alertness and hope, much as they did in life. The Washington State University student knew them all as temporary residents of the Humane Society of the Palouse (HSOP) in Moscow, Idaho, before they became the stars of WSU Animal Health Library’s next “Art in the Library” exhibit.

Dog disease in lions spread by multiple species
January 28, 2015

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

Lions-in-Serengeti-80PULLMAN, Wash. – In natural ecosystems, a deadly virus can jump between species and thrive, thereby threatening vulnerable animal populations, according to findings of a recently published study.

 

Dog noses deployed at Oso, oceans, airports
April 21, 2014

By Linda Weiford, WSU News 

dog-80PULLMAN, Wash. – With all the heavy machinery and detection instruments being used to comb through debris at the Oso, Wash., landslide zone, there’s a small wet object getting heavy usage that deserves a closer look.

Longevity of dogs shorter than owners would like
September 24, 2013

PULLMAN, Wash. – It’s just a fact: most of us outlive our dogs. Indeed, for people who are dog owners throughout their lives, a lot of grieving is guaranteed. Fido #1 dies, is replaced by Fido #2 who also dies, and so on down the long line of dogs in our households.