A Hero’s Hero

When a Houston police dog named T-Rex was given an uncommon cancer diagnosis, CVM surgical oncologist Brandan Wustefeld-Janssens stepped in to save his life and get him back on his feet. Houston Police Department Officer Paul Foster has worked with his four-legged K9 partner, a Belgian Malinois named T-Rex, for four years. “We go out […]

Generosity and Gingersnaps

For years, Betsy Overholser has been treating VMTH personnel with homemade baked goods; now she’s treating the hospital and the students who learn there through planned gifts. Like the delicious gingersnaps she bakes, Betsy Overholser’s personality has some extra spice to it. The wonderful blend of spicy and sweet is so predominant in Overholser (and […]

The Magic Bullet

The Small Animal Hospital treats its share of special patients, but when oncologists treated an 8-year-old Australian Labradoodle named Bullet, they found a dog with its own healing touch. Like all Aggies, Bullet’s purpose has always been to live a life of selfless service. When owner Leslie Staven received the now 8-year-old Australian Labradoodle at […]

The Honor of Caring for ‘Miss Rev’

Some may see her as just a dog, but Texas A&M’s First Lady Reveille is so much more for Aggies­—and for her Aggie veterinarian. Dr. Stacy Eckman stays busy teaching veterinary students and interns, while also performing everything from routine checkups to extraordinary life-saving measures for patients as a clinical associate professor and chief medical […]


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