Texas A&M VMTH, Gary Sinise Foundation Help Veteran’s Dog Beat Cancer

“Lilly is more than just our dog. She’s more than just our family member. She’s changed my child’s life and made it so much better,” said Laura Deming, a physician’s assistant and Navy veteran from Houston. Lilly, a 10-year-old black lab, joined the Deming family in 2011 as a trained assistance dog for Deming’s son, […]

Rallying For Ramsie: VMTH Oncology Service Saves Life Of Team Member’s Dog

Paula Plummer knows firsthand what having a pet with cancer looks like. For the last 14 years, Plummer has been a licensed veterinary technician in the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH), and for three of those years, she has been a dedicated member of the […]

CVMBS Oncology Service Receives Grant Renewal To Support Pets Fighting Cancer

Dr. Heather Wilson-Robles and the Oncology Service at the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH), in the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), have received a second grant of $75,000 from the Petco Foundation that will financially assist owners with their pets’ cancer treatments. The Pet Cancer Treatment grant, supported by […]

Petco Foundation Grant Assists Patients Working To BTHO Cancer

Story by Dorian Martin From the moment Flapjack was adopted as a puppy from the Houston Humane Society in 2008, he became an integral part of his new family. “He was super smart from the time we got him,” said Flapjack’s owner Robert Schmidt. “He was very inquisitive and he seemed tuned in with the […]

Petco Foundation Grants: Supporting The Fight Against Cancer

Story by Dorian Martin Like most college students, Cannon Lenfield ‘20 didn’t have a lot of extra funds on hand when his 9-year-old dog, Liberty, was diagnosed with lymphoma in 2018. Yet the Texas A&M University student proved to be very resourceful in finding ways to pay for his dog’s treatment. “At that point, I […]

A K-9’s Courage

Search and recovery dog Remington is now enjoying retirement thanks to the care he received from the Small Animal Hospital’s Oncology Service. Story by Megan Myers It was a training day like any other when Rachael Crivelli noticed that her dog Remington, a search and recovery canine for the Navasota Fire Department, developed a limp […]

Werner the Wonder Dog

Texas A&M University veterinarians collaborate to successfully operate on a “double doodle” with a rare tumor.

Clinical Trials: Oncology

Texas A&M Radiation Oncology Team Treats Baylor Mascot With Therapy Never Before Used On Bear

While there are two other bear thymoma cases noted in veterinary literature, Judge Lady is the first to be treated with TomoTherapy, a system found at only one other veterinary school in the U.S. Story by Megan Myers, Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences   Judge Sue “Lady” Sloan is no ordinary […]

Combating Pet Cancer

Cancer is a scary subject, especially when a loved one has been diagnosed. Because the first reactions and decisions can make a huge impact on treatment options and outcomes, it is important to be prepared and know what questions to ask first. Dr. Brandan Wustefeld-Janssens, an assistant professor of surgical oncology at the Texas A&M […]

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