Hobby Hazards: Maintaining a Pet-Safe Environment

After spending part of March and all of April at home, many people are finding that their television queues are watched, their video games are won, and their chores are done (or avoided!). As they search for more creative ways to pass the time, hobbies like painting, embroidery, and jogging are making a resurgence. Though […]

CVM Veterinary Students Learn Principles Of Surgery At Home

The path to becoming a veterinarian is, by nature, very hands-on. Students first see and practice procedures on synthetic models, learning by experience and honing their skills safely before graduating to care for real animals. With the dawn of COVID-19, teaching these essential skills has become more difficult. The transition to virtual learning distances students […]

Online Clinical Rotations Let CVM Veterinary Students Complete Education Despite Pandemic

When Texas A&M University made the decision to move all classes online for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester because of the COVID-19 pandemic, professors at the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) were faced with the unique challenge of determining how to provide fourth-year veterinary students (4VMs) with online clinical rotations. […]

Sit… Stay… At Home: Pet-Friendly Quarantine Activities

Social distancing has created a new sense of normal for many of us, including our pets. Dogs are probably excited that we are staying in our slippers all day, while some cats may be less than enthusiastic that we’re disturbing their outrageously long naps. Though social distancing presents some benefits, many may be finding the […]

Texas A&M VMTH Curbside Admission, Discharge Update

In an effort to better serve patients, the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH) has adjusted its curbside admissions process for its Small and Large Animal Hospitals, effective April 20. Small Animal Curbside admission and discharge processes continue at the Small Animal Hospital (SAH); however, clients […]

Ndeffo Discusses COVID-19 Virus With Produce Marketing Assn

In an April 14 interview with the experts, Dr. Martial Ndeffo explores the similarities and differences, in terms of epidemiology/mode of transmission, between the Ebola virus and SARS-CoV2. We also discuss how we can adapt Ebola virus learnings to stop the spread of COVID-19, especially as it relates to our industry. Lastly, we reviewed how […]

Texas A&M CVM Pioneers Use Of Telemedicine To Prioritize Safety, First-Rate Care

The COVID-19 pandemic and associated social distancing measures have severely disrupted the way people are living on a global scale. But as a leader in innovation and veterinary telemedicine, the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH) is uniquely situated to continue providing unparalleled care to its […]

Texas A&M, NC State Researchers Develop Online Tool For COVID-19 Risk Assessment

COLLEGE STATION, April 2, 2020—The COVID-19 pandemic is a global crisis, and government and health care organizations around the world are generating vast amounts of data and models to help inform decisions. However, the majority of impactful decisions on how to handle the crisis are made at the local level, where consistent access and analysis […]

Veterinary Telemedicine In The Age Of COVID-19

In light of COVID-19 and the associated restrictions on public activity, many people are looking for ways to safely go about their daily lives indoors and online. Luckily, veterinary telemedicine supports this goal and allows individuals to ensure their health and the health of their pets, digitally. Dr. Lori Teller, a clinical associate professor at […]

CVM Graduate Students To Lead By Example In Now-Virtual Society Of Toxicology Annual Meeting, Texas Edition

While many scientific meetings across the country are being cancelled, this Saturday (April 4, 2020), a large Texas cohort of toxicology faculty and trainees will be utilizing an online format to replace some of the events that were scheduled for March in Anaheim, California, as part of the Society of Toxicology (SOT) Annual Meeting. The […]


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