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Stories with subject: Veterinary medicine
  • Horse virus cases showing up in Upper Midwest 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 10:02 am
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - State officials in the Upper Midwest are cautioning horse owners about a virus that can cause breathing problems, abortions and nervous system disorder and spreads easily among the animals.

  • SD veterinarian prepares horse owners for virus 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 6:14 am
  • PIERRE, South Dakota - The South Dakota state veterinarian is urging horse owners to vaccinate the animals and take other measures to prevent the spread of a virus

  • OKC Zoo giraffe in surgery for terminal defect 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 11:51 am
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - Officials from the Oklahoma City Zoo say Kyah, the 6-month-old giraffe with a potentially terminal heart defect, is headed into surgery.

  • Veterinarian suspended at Hillsborough shelter 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 6:07 am
  • TAMPA, Florida - Hillsborough County Animal Services officials say they've placed a veterinarian on administrative leave after failing to take action when a dog was brought to the facility in distressed labor.

  • Surgery could fix giraffe's terminal birth defect 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 1:43 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - A 6-month-old giraffe born with a terminal defect that prevents her from digesting most foods is scheduled to undergo groundbreaking surgery that an Oklahoma City Zoo veterinarian said has never before been performed on her species.

  • Kansas State veterinary dean to step down 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 3:20 pm
  • MANHATTAN, Kansas - The dean of Kansas State University's College of Veterinary Medicine has announced plans to step down by the middle of next year.

  • Vt. vet urges horse vaccines for EEE, West Nile 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 8:47 am
  • MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont state veterinarian is urging horse owners to vaccinate their animals against Eastern Equine Encephalitis and West Nile virus.