Texas A&M Veterinary Hospital Celebrates Patient Successes With New Cancer Bell

When Henry, a 7-year-old rescue Mastiff, finished his final round of chemotherapy at the Texas A&M Small Animal Teaching Hospital (SATH), he became the first patient to celebrate his achievement with the hospital’s new “BTHO Cancer” bell. The bell, which was installed in April, is used to signify a patient’s completion of either chemotherapy or […]

Texas A&M Alumna Creates VMTH Fund To Support K-9 Heroes

Almost everybody has a cancer story—a story about how the disease has affected their life or the life of somebody they love. For Stacy LeBlanc, cancer played a part in one of the earliest losses of her life; she was just 12 years old when her 47-year-old mother died of cancer. But this isn’t a […]

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

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 world, not just in […]

Petco Foundation Grants: Supporting The Fight Against Cancer

The Petco Foundation Pet Cancer Treatment grant at Texas A&M’s Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH) provides financial assistance to pet owners like Cannon Lenfield who have modest means or whose pets have provided a service to others. Like most college students, Cannon Lenfield ‘20 didn’t have a lot of extra funds on hand when his […]

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. 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 after slipping during an […]

Werner the Wonder Dog

Texas A&M University veterinarians collaborate to successfully operate on a “double doodle” with a rare tumor. When Andrea Streicher saw the photos of the curly-haired, golden puppies a friend had sent her, it was love at first sight. Her day had started off with a series of unfortunate events—including a flat tire—but there in front of […]

Clinical Trials: Oncology

In addition to leading the clinical trials core, Dr. Heather-Wilson Robles’ trials work to fine tune pharmaceuticals that could eventually be used in human cancers, as well as screening tests that could help veterinarians better diagnose cancers. Of the seven clinical trials currently underway in the Small Animal Hospital’s (SAH) oncology service, associate professor Dr. […]

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