PULLMAN, Wash. – Two male zebras, Kenya and Zig Zag owned by Don Miller of City Goat Farm and Zoo in Spanaway, Wash., were patients Tuesday in Washington State University’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
PULLMAN — Disease researchers in Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine have been awarded more than $1.8 million from the Wellcome Trust. The funding will be used to continue vaccine development for animal diseases that severely limit health, nutrition and economic growth in poorer countries. The Wellcome Trust is the world’s second largest non-governmental […]
Matthew Mickas has accepted a leadership position in the Washington State University Community Practice section of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. A 1997 summa cum laude graduate of WSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine, he will come to WSU from San Jose. “We couldn’t be more excited,” said Dr. Rick DeBowes, chair of WSU’s Veterinary Clinical Sciences […]
Three years of work by Washington State University researcher Lindsay Oaks have led to a major discovery linking the decline of three Asian vulture species to a drug commonly used to treat livestock there. Oaks, a microbiologist with the College of Veterinary Medicine, worked with an international team of scientists. The findings of their work […]
In an effort to prepare its graduates for their lifelong vocations, WSU’s Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences is one of two schools in North America to host an orientation camp for first-year students that focuses on communication, teamwork and ethics. “UC Davis has one, but it is more heavily oriented towards classroom activities while WSU […]
Phytochemicals … “5 A Day — The Color Way” proclaim some plastic produce bags. “Now with Lutein!” heralds a bottle of Centrum vitamins. Since the 1920s, plants have been considered essential to human and animal health, mainly for the vitamin A provided in their richly colored betacarotene. As a young researcher in animal science, however, […]