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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.

Veterinarians remove swallowed fishhook from turtle
May 7, 2015

By Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary Medicine

turtle-with-hookPULLMAN, Wash. – A recent patient was delivered via overnight carrier to the Washington State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital with a fishhook lodged in his throat.

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.

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 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.