Aggie Serves As Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo Veterinarian For 21st Year

On most days, you’ll find Dr. Leslie Easterwood ’90, an associate clinical professor of equine community practice at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS), in Texas A&M’s Large Animal Teaching Hospital, where her typical week includes caring for patients, teaching future Aggie veterinarians, and educating students on how to incorporate […]

Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team Returns To College Station Following Smokehouse Creek Fire Deployment

After eight days of providing veterinary medical care to the animals of Texas Panhandle citizens affected by the Smokehouse Creek Fire, as well as to canine search and rescue teams, the Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team (VET) is returning home to Bryan-College Station Friday evening. The team deployed to Canadian, Texas, on Feb. 28, just […]

Texas A&M Veterinary Hospital Provides Wellness Care To Animals In Underserved Areas

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 18,810 veterinarians and veterinary technicians in Texas as of May 2022. Of those, roughly 73% are located in Texas’s largest cities, including Austin, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio, leaving those in rural communities without easy access to veterinary care and making it harder for pets […]

Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team Sees Record Number Of Patients At Operation Border Health Preparedness

In the early hours of July 22, long before the sun began its ascent over the Brazos Valley, cars began turning into The Texas A&M University System RELLIS campus. Early risers gathered to join the Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team (VET) on its journey to South Texas for Operation Border Health Preparedness (OBHP), an annual […]

‘Critter Fixers’-Hosted Day Camp Excites Future Aggies With Veterinary Interests

Children from across Texas recently had an opportunity to learn about veterinary medicine from Nat Geo Wild’s “Critter Fixers” and faculty, staff, and students from the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS). The one-day camp, held at the VMBS, was part of veterinarians and “Critter Fixers” television stars Drs. Vernard Hodges […]


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