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Licensing deal will help Genus combat deadly cattle disease
July 27, 2016

srikumaran-s-2010-80PULLMAN, Wash. – A gene editing technology developed at Washington State University is being licensed to Genus plc, a global animal genetics company, to develop cattle that are more resistant to bovine respiratory disease (BRD).

Humans, livestock in Kenya linked in sickness and in health
May 11, 2015

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

PULLMAN, Wash. – If a farmer’s goats, cattle or sheep are sick in Kenya, how’s the health of the farmer? Though researchers have long suspected a link between the health of farmers and their families in sub-Saharan Africa and the health of their livestock, a team of veterinary and economic scientists has quantified the relationship for the first time in a study.

Video: Veterinary college nursing orphaned baby raccoons
May 6, 2015

By Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary Medicine

raccoonPULLMAN, Wash. – Six orphaned newborn raccoons, called kits, are being bottle-fed at Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Feedings are every three hours. The kits are about four inches long.

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.

WSU veterinary college gains accreditation of Utah partner
December 15, 2014

By Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary Medicine

WIMU-vertical-4colorPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine has received approval of its educational agreement with Utah State University from the American Veterinary Medical Association’s Council on Education, the profession’s official accrediting body.