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 Veterinary Teaching Hospital Re-Accredited In 14 Specialty Areas, As Emergency Facility

The Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Small Animal Teaching Hospital (SATH) recently earned re-accreditation from the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) in several specialty areas and as a level II emergency and critical care facility by the Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Society (VECCS). “I am extremely proud of the […]

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 […]

Petco Love Grant Supports CVMBS Program Serving Elderly Population, Their Pets

Research has indicated that companion animals are highly effective at combatting issues of loneliness, a problem that affects 1 in 5 adults and nearly half of those ages 65 and older in the United States. Because senior citizens in rural communities often face additional barriers that limit social interaction and community participation, the Texas A&M […]

Purina Endowment To Support SATH Resident, Intern Veterinarians’ Wellness

The Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) has received a generous donation from Nestlé Purina PetCare to establish the college’s first wellness endowment within the CVMBS’ Small Animal Clinical Sciences (VSCS) Department. The Purina Health and Wellness Endowment will distribute an annual stipend to the department’s House Officer Wellbeing Committee that […]

Texas A&M Seeks Dogs With Cardiac Condition For Study On Heart Drug

Researchers aim to determine if rapamycin can be used to treat preclinical dilated cardiomyopathy, the second most-common acquired cardiac disease in dogs. Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is the second most-common acquired cardiac disease in dogs. In its early stage, called the preclinical stage, dogs are apparently healthy to their owners, but beneath the surface, DCM causes […]

Retired Military Canine Finds Hope At Texas A&M Veterinary Hospital

From the moment Jack Price was first assigned to work with Viki, a German Shepherd/Belgian Malinois mix, he knew she was more than just another canine partner. “Viki and I relied on each other in both a working capacity and an emotionally supportive one,” said Price, who served on contract under the U.S. Department of […]

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 […]

Texas A&M Researchers Study Brain Cancer To Improve Treatments For People, Dogs

Dr. Beth Boudreau, an assistant professor of neurology, welcomes Patches’ family to the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Small Animal Hospital (SAH). Patches, a sweet and playful dog, is visiting the SAH to be treated for a glioma, a form of cancer that grows in the brain and spinal cord. […]

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