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 SATH Services Collaborate To Save Dog With Mysterious Condition

When Henry arrived at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Small Animal Teaching Hospital (SATH) with a mysterious condition his local veterinarians and specialists couldn’t solve, the hospital’s new Interventional Radiology Service came to the rescue with a diagnosis and treatment that saved the 7-year-old Schnauzer mix’s life. Henry has […]

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 Veterinarians Use Revolutionary Technique To Transform Landscape Of Pituitary Gland Surgery

It’s been over a year since T, a 9-year-old English Labrador, underwent life-saving surgery to remove his pituitary gland at Texas A&M University’s Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH), and according to owner Brian Prachyl, the improvement in the dog’s quality of life has been amazing.  “Previously, T could barely walk when we’d take him out […]

Texas A&M Small Animal Hospital Saves Dog’s Life After Nearly Fatal Car Accident

While dogs are collectively known as “man’s best friend,” this phrase rings especially true for Dalton Hanner and his dog Lucky. The two have been inseparable since they found each other eight years ago, and Hanner credits Lucky as the source of support that got him through many difficult times in his life. In the […]

Rescue Kitten With Rare Genital Dysplasia Condition Treated By, Finds Forever Home With Texas A&M Veterinary Student

When Lampasas Community Cats first brought Iroh, a Siamese-mix kitten, into the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH), they were unsure of his fate. Based on his unusual condition, the non-profit organization didn’t know if anyone would be able to adopt him. But thanks to Texas A&M’s Small Animal Hospital, Iroh was fixed up—literally—and […]

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 […]

Texas A&M VMTH Patient Presents Unprecedented Case In Veterinary Medicine

“Rory’s case was a double whammy for being first-of-a-kind in veterinary medicine,” said Dr. Melissa Andruzzi, the veterinary chief resident at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH). First, the 6-year-old boxer was infected by a rare form of Salmonella that has never before seen in […]

Big Choices: How TAMU Innovation Transformed Equine Fracture Treatment

In 1998, discovering a horse in the field with a fractured pastern joint was a grim affair, especially for an owner like Ake Eriksson, who says his horses are more family members than animals. Unfortunately that’s what happened on June 19 of that year, when Eriksson learned that his horse, Choices Unlimited, had a shattered […]

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