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Aggie Veterinarian Explores Her Love For Radiology With Small Animal Rotating Internship

Dr. Cambridge Coy ’22 has known since her second year as a student at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) that she wanted to become a veterinary radiologist. In the years since then, her classes, part-time jobs, and time as a rotating intern at the VMBS’ Small Animal Teaching Hospital […]

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Texas A&M Surgeons Treat Dog With Massive Salivary Gland Tumor

Texas A&M veterinarians recently treated a dog with the largest salivary gland tumor ever seen at the Small Animal Teaching Hospital (SATH). The dog, named “Jake from State Farm,” was brought in by a rescue organization but has since been adopted into a loving home. Although Jake had a happy ending, his story had a […]

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VMBS Researcher Developing Novel Approaches To Treat Urinary Tract Infections, Avoid Antibiotic Resistance

If you wake up with a persistent urge to run to the restroom and a burning sensation when you urinate, you may have a urinary tract infection (UTI). If you do, your doctor will likely prescribe you a dose of antibiotics and send you home, assuring you that you will be just fine. But that […]

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Texas A&M Veterinary Specialists Collaborate On Rare Heart Procedure To Save Young Tabby Cat

At only 5 months old, Whiskey the kitten was diagnosed with congestive heart failure, a condition with potentially deadly consequences. But thanks to committed owners and a talented veterinary team willing to try a procedure in a way never done at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (VMBS) Small Animal Teaching […]

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3D Printing, Motion-Tracking Technology Create New Treatment Options For Veterinary Orthopedic Patients

Explore a dynamic version of this story here. When you walk into a veterinarian’s office, you expect to see photos of furry friends, anatomy charts, and a computer upon which your doctor will make notes about your pet. When you walk into Dr. Kate Barnes’ office, you see all of this with a futuristic touch of 3D […]

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VMBS Recognizes 2023 Outstanding Alumni, Rising Star

The Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) recognized seven former students at the 2023 Outstanding Alumni & Rising Star Awards Ceremony on May 19. The Outstanding Alumni Award is the highest honor bestowed by the school and recognizes those who have reached a level of success in their professional careers that […]

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Texas A&M Veterinarians Heal U.S. Army Soldier’s Dog After Life-Threatening Tongue Injury

Four years ago, United States Army soldier Francesca Salinas received a call from a military friend with an urgent plea — a beautiful, white German Shepherd at a local pound was going to be put to sleep if he wasn’t adopted that day. Despite the dog’s unknown background, the choice was an easy one for […]

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Craig Huffhines Selected As Director Of Texas A&M Institute For Equine Sciences

Craig Huffhines ’90 has been selected as director of the recently established Texas A&M Institute for Equine Sciences. Huffhines returns to his alma mater in Bryan-College Station with a skillset spanning more than 30 years in equine-related academics and executive leadership. In joining the institute, Huffhines departs from his role as director of Equine Sciences and […]

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Nontraditional Student Overcomes Odds To Graduate As Aggie Veterinarian

Vanessa Wilkins, a fourth-year veterinary student at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS), is a living embodiment of perseverance. Despite multiple hardships, a career change, and raising two children on her own, Wilkins remained committed to pursuing her dreams and will graduate with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree […]

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Graduating Veterinary Student Achieves Childhood Dream Of Following Hero’s Footsteps, Serving Animal Athletes

Jacob Warner’s childhood hero didn’t wear a cape, spandex tights, or a mask that hid his identity. Instead, he wore a scrub top, starched jeans, and a cowboy hat that highlighted his western heritage.  Warner grew up shadowing his father at the Elgin Veterinary Hospital. He came to love the veterinary profession while working alongside […]

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