Texas A&M Veterinarians Use 3D Printing Technology To Assist In Double Hip Replacement Surgery

A Labrador retriever named Ava is back to running and playing with her family after her second double hip replacement, courtesy of Texas A&M University veterinarians, computerized tomography (CT)-guided planning, and 3D-printing technology. When the two replacement hips Ava received as a puppy wore out in 2020, Texas A&M veterinarians were able to remove the […]

Texas A&M Veterinarians Use Little Devices To Make Giant Impact On Cat’s Life

James Dean, a dapper orange tabby cat, lives a star-studded life. He fills his days playing mischievously with his sister, Audrey Hepburn, and his brother, Elvis, while his nights are spent snuggled up with his owners, Kaci and Melvin Thomas, both stars in their own right in the Austin health community. Kaci is a family […]

Disinfection Robot Boosts Sanitation At Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital

Robots are increasingly becoming a part of everyday life. By some estimates, over 14 million Americans own a cleaning robot, robotic lawn mower, robotic suitcase, or other similar device. Human hospitals are also using this new technology to increase cleanliness and prevent the spread of disease. However, a hospital robot — like the one recently […]

Texas A&M Celebrates 30 Years Of Patient Care, Innovation At Large Animal Teaching Hospital Facility

In December 1888, a small, wood-frame barn was built at Texas A&M University to serve as a veterinary hospital. Ever since that original, 720-square-foot barn served the university’s first veterinary patients, the campus has been home to continuously improving veterinary facilities. When the School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) was officially established in […]

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 Veterinarians Help Horse Recover From Life-Threatening Botulism

Thanks to the quick thinking of veterinarians from the Texas A&M Large Animal Teaching Hospital (LATH), a horse named Tesoro is back on his feet after a frightening case of botulism, a disease not common in Texas. Sydney Reed, a pre-veterinary animal science student at Texas A&M University, purchased Tesoro, a quarter horse gelding, as […]

Perry Family Turns To Texas A&M Veterinary Rehabilitation To Support Beloved Dog’s Quality Of Life

Having gone from a hoarding situation in Tijuana to the governor’s mansion in Austin, Scout Perry has seen the lows and highs of life. Most recently, despite being faced with a discouraging medical diagnosis, the 11-year-old mixed breed dog has fought valiantly and found both solace and friendship at the Texas A&M Small Animal Teaching […]

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 […]

Texas A&M Surgeons Treat Dog With Massive Salivary Gland Tumor

Texas A&M veterinarians recently treated a dog with the largest salivary gland tumor ever seen at the Small Animal Teaching Hospital (SATH). The dog, named “Jake from State Farm,” was brought in by a rescue organization but has since been adopted into a loving home. Although Jake had a happy ending, his story had a […]


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