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Heseltine Combines Love For Veterinary Medicine, Drive To Help Students Succeed

The things we display in our personal spaces tell the story of who we are. A photo shares what we hold dear, an award points out a strength, and a knickknack highlights an interest. The office of Dr. Johanna Heseltine, a clinical associate professor in the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ […]

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Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital Receives Emergency Care Facility Certification

The Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH) has once again earned level two facility recertification by the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS). VECCS certification is a measure of how well a veterinary care facility is able to treat small animal patients in emergencies, including the medications available, the number and full-time status […]

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School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Biomedical Engineering Welcome Joint Faculty

In a collaborative effort, the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University have welcomed Dr. Kenneth Hoyt and Dr. Elaheh Rahbar ’11 to their faculty cohort. Strengthening the partnership between the two groups is a pillar in biomedical engineering’s strategic plan and is […]

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Texas A&M GI Lab Research Unraveling Medical Mysteries, Ensuring Animal Health

Gastrointestinal disorders are some of the most common health problems facing pets today. In fact, more than 10% of all new visits to a veterinarian are related to GI disease in both dogs and cats, according to Dr. Jörg Steiner, a Universrity Distinguished Professor at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences […]

Dr. Lori Teller

Teller Reflects On AVMA Presidency, Its Impact On Her Future At Texas A&M

Dr. Lori Teller is not one to be idle. The clinical professor at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) already has a busy workload leading the school’s Virtual Vet telemedicine program, treating patients in the Small Animal Teaching Hospital’s Primary Care Service, and teaching Doctor of Veterinary Medicine students at […]

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Aggie Animal Lovers Donate Lead Gift For Texas A&M’s New Small Animal Teaching, Research Hospital

Linda and Dennis Clark were driving through Scottsdale, Arizona, when an idea the couple had been considering for about a decade came up in the form of a question.  “So, how do you feel about giving away $20 million?” Dennis asked his wife.  “Linda and I had been considering this gift for some time and […]

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New Dog Aging Project End-Of-Life Survey Offers Support To Dog Owners

Illness, disease and quality of life are linked with euthanasia more so than dog age, the survey found. Deciding when it’s time to say goodbye to a beloved furry friend is never easy, even when the animal in question may be suffering from low quality of life due to age or illness. The question for […]

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Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team Returns From Deployment To East Texas

The Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team (VET) has returned to Bryan-College Station after serving their fellow Texans for eight days in response to the historic flooding seen throughout the eastern portion of the state. The team deployed to Coldspring, Texas, on May 15 after the devastating storms that rounded out a month of unprecedented rainfall […]

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Common Heartburn Medications May Help Fight Cancer And Other Immune Disorders In Dogs, Texas A&M Researchers Find

Researchers at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) have discovered that proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) — medications commonly used to treat heartburn and acid reflux in people and animals — may be effective at fighting cancer and other immune disorders in dogs, building on similar ongoing research in human medicine. […]

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A Job Like No Other: Texas A&M Stevenson Center Provides ‘Home Away From Home’ For Veterinary Student Residents

Each year, four veterinary students at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences have the opportunity to live at the Stevenson Companion Animal Life-Care Center, a facility like no other that provides a home for companion animals whose owners have passed away or otherwise have become unable to care for their beloved […]

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