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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.

Rattlesnakes are out – beware
June 2, 2017

By Charlie Powell, WSU College of Veterinary Medicine

PULLMAN, Wash. – So far this season, Washington State University’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital has treated a dog and a horse bitten by rattlesnakes.

WSU researchers find plague bacterium endures in soil
May 10, 2017

By Laura Lockard, WSU College of Veterinary Medicine

PULLMAN, Wash. – The bacterium that causes bubonic plague has been found to survive in the common amoeba, the microorganism most children often see first in a grade school microscope.

Researcher finds possible link between cattle, human disease
November 4, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University professor William C. Davis and colleagues published a case report last month that provides more evidence that two gastrointestinal diseases, one in cattle the other in people, may be linked.

Veterinary professor named to international scientific panel
October 7, 2016

don-knowlesPULLMAN, Wash. – Don Knowles, a U.S. Department of Agriculture research veterinary medical officer and professor in Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, is one of 16 people named to an international scientific advisory panel.

WSU veterinarians confirm equine herpes case
August 19, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash.—The Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine has confirmed a single horse with a rare neurologic form of equine herpes virus (EHV-1).

Canine Influenza confirmed as H3N2
January 22, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (WADDL) advises that the two dogs previously screened positive for influenza A have been confirmed as infected with H3N2.