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. Judge Sue “Lady” Sloan is no ordinary American black bear. In Waco, Lady holds a distinguished role as one of Baylor […]

Finding Crouton: A Curious Twist of Feline Fate

Dr. Alison Diesel, a clinical associate professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), was not looking to adopt a cat when she first met Crouton. “We had just lost the best cat in the world, Piddy, who had grabbed onto a piece of my heart and never let […]

Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Service Reunites Young Man With Beloved Pet Following Two-Week ICU Stay

Tyland Lackey experienced love at first sight when a young mixed-breed dog showed up unexpectedly at his grandparents’ ranch near Caldwell in August 2017. After the teenager encouraged his grandparents to keep the dog, they named the canine Dinger. Lackey and Dinger, who was about 2 years old at the time, quickly became best friends. […]

Texas A&M Large Animal Surgeons Save Camel With Dislocated Hip

When Sybil the camel arrived at the Texas A&M Large Animal Hospital with a serious hip injury, very few believed that a successful surgery would be possible. Luckily, thanks to the faith of her owners and skill of her surgical team, Sybil has become one of the first camels to fully recover from a dislocated […]

Ranger’s Road to Recovery

Ranger has seen a lot of change in his short life. The 2-year-old male German Shepherd was a “hand-me-down” dog passed among Texas A&M University students who cycled through a rental property. When the final Aggie could not take Ranger with him after graduation, the all-call went out in April to find Ranger a forever […]

Aggies Bid Farewell to Reveille VIII

The Texas A&M community gathered together on the morning of Aug. 30 to pay tribute to the former “First Lady of Aggieland” Reveille VIII, who died on June 25. During the standing-room only ceremony, held at The Zone Plaza at Kyle Field, speakers including Texas A&M President Michael K. Young, vice president for Student Affairs […]

Texas A&M Veterinary Hospital Saves Pregnant Golden Retriever, 13 Puppies

When Angela Brenengen’s 5-year-old Golden Retriever Bree Anna Rose stopped eating for a day or two, it was easy to attribute it to Bree’s pregnancy; after all, this was Bree’s third litter of puppies, and it is common for dogs to forsake food in the days leading up to delivery. But what they thought was […]

Rare Procedure Saves Dachshund

For Klause — a 2-year-old red dachshund with an infectious personality—the road to recovery seemed out of sight after a mauling by an unknown animal left him almost unrecognizable. But thanks to the work of a team of doctors at the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH), Klause has returned home and is expected […]

A Better Life for Bubbles

  With a charming personality, Bubbles—a 3-month-old black, brown, and white Shih Tzu—lives up to her name. But it wasn’t her sparkling disposition that led to the moniker; Bubbles received her name because she was born with meningoencephalocele—a rare, abnormal sac of fluid, brain tissue, and meninges (the membranes that cover the brain and spinal […]

Healing Kash

  The unprecedented devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey displaced countless people. Many were forced out of their homes to find shelter because of the extensive flooding, the damage from which claimed almost everything they owned. Port Arthur resident Charles Moss lost his home and many of his belongings in the storm, and, for a night, […]


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