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Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team Completes Operation New Horizons

COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS – The Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team from the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences wrapped a large-scale, multi-agency emergency response training exercise designed to prepare the team for future deployments in response to animal issues in disaster. “Over the course of Operation New Horizons, we focused on our three key […]

Beverly Gorman and Dog

At A&M veterinary clinic, high-tech equals hope

By Monica Rhor Dread and hope flit through the air of the waiting room like storm clouds and clear blue competing for a place in the sky. This is a place of last refuge, intractable hope and boundless love, the entrance to a battlefield between cutting-edge science and cancer. It was here that Beverly Gorman […]

Dr. Renata Ivanek-Miojevic

Texas A&M Research Unlocks Mystery of Salmonella Infection

COLLEGE STATION, TX – Salmonella infection, or Salmonellosis is a major public health burden that carries a significant economic price tag. Recent news stories about outbreaks of Salmonellosis have led to detrimental effects on impacted industries. Historically, pigs and the consumption of Salmonella contaminated pork have been a major source for the transmission of this […]

Save Jack

From Belize to College Station to Save Jack

It was hope and personal sacrifice that led to a successful recovery for Jack Penland, a six-year-old yellow Labrador, during his seven week stay at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH). Mary and Doug Penland, Jack’s owners, traveled the almost 2000 mile trek from Belize […]

Severely injured dog gets a second chance

By MAGGIE KIELY When Texas A&M regents professor Bob Strawser and his wife, Carol, found a dog on New Year’s Day lying motionless in a median near the intersection of OSR and Texas 6, there was no discussion of whether to stop or not. The Strawsers are veterans when it comes to animal rescue. […]

James Derr

Yellowstone National Park Bison Really Two Different Populations

The American Bison is an iconic species that conjures up visions of the wide-open prairies characteristic of the Wild West. The spirit of this amazing animal lives on at Yellowstone National Park, home to one of the few populations of bison known to have continually persisted on their current landscape since Pre-Columbian times. The numbers […]

Dr. Heather Wilson-Robles

Texas A&M, UT MD Anderson Team Up to Treat Canine Lymphoma

HOUSTON – A new immunotherapy treatment for companion dogs with advanced-stage non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) has been shown to improve survival while maintaining quality of life, according to a study published in the journal Scientific Reports. The study resulted from a collaboration between The University of Texas MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital in Houston and Texas […]

Texas A&M And Cornell Colleges Of Veterinary Medicine Join Forces With Pfizer Animal Health

Groundbreaking Partnership Between Academia And Industry Aims To Provide An Unparalleled Online Learning Experience To Help Meet The Needs Of An Evolving Veterinary Profession Western Veterinary Conference, Las Vegas, NV, February, 2012 – Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine and Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences have announced today a groundbreaking partnership […]

Dr. Scott Dindot

Texas A&M Researchers Unlock Quarter Horse Genome

COLLEGE STATION, TX – A truly American horse breed, the American Quarter Horse first came to being in the early colonial era in America. And in a study recently reported in the journal, BMC Genomics, researchers at Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), working with collaborators in the Texas A&M […]


CVM SCAAEP Reaches National Audience with its Annual Technical Skills Lab

Two hundred and fifty veterinary students from all over the nation braved the chilly morning of January 21, 2012, to participate in one of the largest technical skills labs in the nation. For seventeen years, the Student Chapter of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (SCAAEP) has hosted a workshop at the Texas A&M College […]

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