VMTH Business Coordinator Receives Texas A&M Meritorious Service Award

Sandra Church, a business coordinator for the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH), has been recognized with a 2021 President’s Meritorious Service Award for demonstrating a commitment to the Aggie core values of excellence, integrity, leadership, loyalty, respect, and selfless service. The President’s Meritorious Service Award was created in 1986 by the Office of […]

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, […]

Eckman Appointed Associate Dean Of Texas A&M VMTH Operations

Dr. Stacy Eckman, a clinical associate professor in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences (VSCS), has been appointed associate dean of hospital operations for the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH). In this position, Eckman will work closely with VMTH faculty and staff to deliver […]

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 […]

CVMBS Oncology Service Receives Grant Renewal To Support Pets Fighting Cancer

Dr. Heather Wilson-Robles and the Oncology Service at the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH), in the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), have received a second grant of $75,000 from the Petco Foundation that will financially assist owners with their pets’ cancer treatments. The Pet Cancer Treatment grant, supported by […]

Setting The Pace

Although Dr. Ashley Saunders regularly implants canine pacemakers, she found herself confronted by multiple challenges as she worked through the night to save Birdie’s life. Story by Megan Myers When Birdie arrived at the Texas A&M Small Animal Hospital (SAH) with an extremely low heart rate, Dr. Ashley Saunders knew that immediate action was necessary […]

Texas A&M CVM Focuses On Employee Well-being During Pandemic

Story by Megan Myers Well-being involves the mind, body, and spirit, says Dr. Nance Algert, a member of the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) Office for Diversity & Inclusion. “Well-being is staying connected to ourselves and knowing ourselves well enough to know what we need,” Algert said. “Well-being is also […]

A K-9’s Courage

Search and recovery dog Remington is now enjoying retirement thanks to the care he received from the Small Animal Hospital’s Oncology Service. Story by Megan Myers It was a training day like any other when Rachael Crivelli noticed that her dog Remington, a search and recovery canine for the Navasota Fire Department, developed a limp […]

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