Texas A&M LAH Gives Long-Term Patient Hope Using Stem Cell Therapy

Story by Megan Myers Many veterinarians and staff members at the Texas A&M Large Animal Hospital (LAH) recognize Santana Bening. The 24-year-old Quarter Horse has been a patient since 2015 and for several years now has been visiting every five weeks to receive specialty shoes and other treatments for injured tendons in his front feet. […]

Texas A&M LAH Continues To Save Lives During Pandemic

Story by Aubrey Bloom Some of the processes have changed around the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) Large Animal Hospital (LAH) because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but animals and their owners are still getting the great care the hospital is known for. According to clinical associate professor of veterinary surgery […]

Texas A&M VMTH Curbside Admission, Discharge Update

Story by Aubrey Bloom 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 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; […]

Saving Sybil

Story by Megan Myers When Sybil the camel arrived at the Texas A&M Large Animal Hospital with a serious hip injury, very few believed that a successful surgery would be possible. Luckily, thanks to the faith of her owners and skill of her surgical team, Sybil has become one of the first camels to fully […]

4-H Members Visit Large Animal Hospital

About 30 4-H members visited the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital’s (VMTH) Large Animal Hospital (LAH) on Aug. 5 to learn about equine and food animal medicine from faculty members and veterinary students at the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM). Joined by their 4-H staff chaperones, the group visited three stations […]

A Vision of the Future

By incorporating technology into his clinical, research, and teaching efforts, Dr. Cristobal Navas works to expand both future and current veterinarians’ understanding of issues related to equine internal medicine and education. Story by Dr. Megan Palsa   Dr. Cristobal Navas is a clinical assistant professor in equine internal medicine and ultrasound at the Texas A&M University Large […]

A Hardy Dose of Care

Story by Dr. Megan Palsa   Dr. Joanne Hardy, a clinical associate professor of veterinary surgery at the Texas A&M Large Animal Hospital (LAH), hails from Quebec, Canada. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from the University of Montreal —the only French veterinary school in North America.  After veterinary school, she completed […]

From the Horse’s Mouth

When Dr. Michelle Coleman isn’t teaching and collaborating with students, she is devoted to her research, which examines the effects of equine obesity and a condition that affects the larynx. Story by Briley Lambert   As a young girl in Greenville, South Carolina, Dr. Michelle Coleman was always fascinated with the beauty and grace of the horse. Her […]

A World of Good

Story by Dr. Megan Palsa and Madeline Patton, with Jenny Good   AN ARTIST AND AN ANIMAL LOVER Jenny Good’s art is a representation of how she views the world—she says it is who she is and not just something she does. She uses pieces that would not necessarily go together to create “something that can […]

A Fertile Field

Could discoveries made by CVM professor and Patsy Link Chair Katrin Hinrichs lead to healthier in vitro-produced human embryos? Story by Callie Rainosek & Dr. Megan Palsa   Horses have played a vital role in world history.  Until about a century ago, they were one of mankind’s main sources of transportation and communication.  However, thanks to advancing technology, […]

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