Texas A&M Celebrates 30 Years Of Patient Care, Innovation At Large Animal Teaching Hospital Facility

In December 1888, a small, wood-frame barn was built at Texas A&M University to serve as a veterinary hospital. Ever since that original, 720-square-foot barn served the university’s first veterinary patients, the campus has been home to continuously improving veterinary facilities. When the School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) was officially established in […]

Texas A&M Veterinarians Help Horse Recover From Life-Threatening Botulism

Thanks to the quick thinking of veterinarians from the Texas A&M Large Animal Teaching Hospital (LATH), a horse named Tesoro is back on his feet after a frightening case of botulism, a disease not common in Texas. Sydney Reed, a pre-veterinary animal science student at Texas A&M University, purchased Tesoro, a quarter horse gelding, as […]

Good Bull: Aggies Use New Technique To Heal Longhorn’s Fractured Skull

The rivalry between Aggies and Longhorns goes back more than 100 years, but it stops at the doors of the Texas A&M Large Animal Teaching Hospital (LATH), where Aggies recently worked together to heal a longhorn named Dante, a resident of Austin Zoo. Dante was brought to Texas A&M with a fractured skull that was […]

Aggie Veterinarians Use Special Implant To Heal Baby Donkey’s Broken Leg

Throughout most of history, horses and other large animals with broken legs were considered a lost cause with no way to come back from such a devastating injury. At the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS), however, broken legs have been fixed in a variety of species thanks to a team […]

Texas A&M, Equine Reining Community Support Recovery Of Child’s Dream Foal

At 5 years old, many kids dream of owning a horse. Savannah Mize, however, only wanted one specific horse—the baby of her mare, Lady Bee Packin’, and the reining stallion Gunner Dun It Again, owned by Tripol Ranch. Growing up with a mother who worked in the performance horse industry, this was not an unusual […]

Foal Treated For Leg Fracture At Texas A&M Goes On To Become Distinguished Reining Competitor

Gunnin4Chicks boasts an enviable record in reining competitions, including winning and placing in the sport’s most prestigious events for over a decade. Yet his career performing in this very physically demanding western riding competition was nearly derailed before it ever started. As a 2-month-old foal, the quarter horse colt suffered a devastating injury—a complete, displaced […]

CVMBS Veterinary Technician Receives International Award

James Mazurkiewicz, a veterinary technician at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Large Animal Teaching Hospital (LATH), has received an international award for his dedication to Polish student success. Mazurkiewicz has been selected as a recipient of the Polish University of Commerce and Services’ (WSHIU) President Award for his efforts […]

CVMBS, Fort Hood Army Post Offer Equine CE Event For Veterinary Corps

A continuing education event at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) gave 34 United States Army Veterinary Corps (VC) members from across the country the opportunity to learn about equine medicine from CVMBS experts. The event included one day of online webinars and one day of hands-on learning at the […]

Texas A&M Veterinarians Explore Translational Medicine, Save Pet Pig With Human Surgical Tool

When Peggy, a pot-bellied pig, arrived at the Texas A&M Large Animal Hospital (LAH) showing signs of a gastrointestinal obstruction, her veterinarians employed a rare combination of equine and human surgical techniques to save her life. The 9-month-old pig began showing signs of an obstruction, including lethargy and lack of appetite, in March 2020, leading […]

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

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. Some also know Santana […]


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