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 Faculty Member, Former Student Team Up In Fight Against Cancer

Susan Fontaine’s life-long love affair with dogs grew by leaps and bounds when she and her husband, George Corolla, started competing and showing their dogs in the early 1990s. Since then, the couple competed with six different dogs, all with names that started with an “M.” Yet, as is the case with all pets, the […]

Texas A&M VMBS, UT Southwestern Partner To Advance Animal And Human Health

With the goal of supporting One Health, Texas A&M University’s School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) has joined forces with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center to foster translational research as part of a prestigious program funded through the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The two institutions are working together on UT […]

Texas A&M Superfund Research Center Developing Practical Solutions To Disaster Effects, Chemical Contaminants

When Hurricane Florence hit the North Carolina coast in the fall of 2018, more than 30 inches of rain fell in some areas of the state. The resulting flooding was dangerous enough, but it unleashed a whole new threat when it caused dams to burst, letting water from storage ponds filled with coal ash enter […]

VMBS Faculty Member One Of First Veterinarians To Train On New Robotic-Assisted Surgery System

The introduction of endoscopy, a surgical procedure that uses cameras and instruments in a small incision rather than the large incisions required for open surgery, is one of the greatest successes in medical history. Before the introduction of endoscopy, large problems required large incisions.   Today, a few tiny openings paired with small cameras and rigid […]

Aggie Veterinarian Explores Her Love For Radiology With Small Animal Rotating Internship

Dr. Cambridge Coy ’22 has known since her second year as a student at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) that she wanted to become a veterinary radiologist. In the years since then, her classes, part-time jobs, and time as a rotating intern at the VMBS’ Small Animal Teaching Hospital […]

VMBS Researcher Developing Novel Approaches To Treat Urinary Tract Infections, Avoid Antibiotic Resistance

If you wake up with a persistent urge to run to the restroom and a burning sensation when you urinate, you may have a urinary tract infection (UTI). If you do, your doctor will likely prescribe you a dose of antibiotics and send you home, assuring you that you will be just fine. But that […]

Texas A&M Veterinary Specialists Collaborate On Rare Heart Procedure To Save Young Tabby Cat

At only 5 months old, Whiskey the kitten was diagnosed with congestive heart failure, a condition with potentially deadly consequences. But thanks to committed owners and a talented veterinary team willing to try a procedure in a way never done at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (VMBS) Small Animal Teaching […]

3D Printing, Motion-Tracking Technology Create New Treatment Options For Veterinary Orthopedic Patients

Explore a dynamic version of this story here. When you walk into a veterinarian’s office, you expect to see photos of furry friends, anatomy charts, and a computer upon which your doctor will make notes about your pet. When you walk into Dr. Kate Barnes’ office, you see all of this with a futuristic touch of 3D […]

Texas A&M Students Develop AI-Based Program To Help Diagnose Canine Heart Disease

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a phrase on the tip of many tech experts’ tongues, and with the help of Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) fourth-year veterinary student Tabitha Baibos and her fiancé Tomas Reyes ’20 ‘22, AI is taking on new life in veterinary medicine. After creating an award-winning prototype […]

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