CVMBS Veterinary Technician Receives International Award

James Mazurkiewicz, a veterinary technician at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Large Animal Teaching Hospital (LATH), has received an international award for his dedication to Polish student success. Mazurkiewicz has been selected as a recipient of the Polish University of Commerce and Services’ (WSHIU) President Award for his efforts […]

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 […]

CVMBS, Fort Hood Army Post Offer Equine CE Event For Veterinary Corps

A continuing education event at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) gave 34 United States Army Veterinary Corps (VC) members from across the country the opportunity to learn about equine medicine from CVMBS experts. The event included one day of online webinars and one day of hands-on learning at 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 Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital Fund Honors Veteran Dimitri del Castillo

Dimitri del Castillo had a zest for life, a commitment to excellence, a passion for service, and a genius for leading others. That charismatic combination helped the Houston native graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point and become an Army Ranger. Those traits were also critical in ensuring that all the men […]

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