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    Furlock Holmes: Illustration by Steven White
    A study in maroon and orange , article

    On the very eve of the introduction of a new program at the veterinary college, a valuable shipment of stethoscopes had vanished, as if into thin air. Can Furlock Holmes, the legendary feline detective, unravel this formidable mystery?

    Date: Dec 07, 2021
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    A veterinary student in a white coat leans down to pet a brown and white dog.
    Fostering love and learning , article

    VA-MD Vet Med's new Canine Awareness and Responsibility Experience for Students program — known as CARES — fosters carefully selected dogs from local shelters to teach students about routine care and socialization.

    Date: Dec 01, 2021
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    A woman holds an elderly beagle in her arms.
    Cancer treatment and Petco Love funds change elderly dog’s life , article

    Petco Love’s support of the Virginia Tech Animal Cancer Care and Research Center (ACCRC) in Roanoke has allowed patients to access cancer therapies and treatments, resulting in enhanced lives and more treatment options.

    Date: Nov 21, 2021
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    A black and white mini pig on a leash smiles at the camera
    New study examines quality of life in mini pigs , article

    At the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, researchers want to examine which factors are important when miniature pig owners — also known as “pig parents” — measure their pigs’ happiness.

    Date: Oct 07, 2021
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    A young woman, Elaina Davis, wears a white coat and blue gloves as she works in a lab.
    Veterinary students explore research careers in summer program , article

    The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine’s Summer Veterinary Student Research Program provides training to veterinary students from the college and other veterinary schools. The intensive, 11-week program highlights the biomedical research side of veterinary medicine.

    Date: Aug 30, 2021
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    COVID-19 Graphic
    Dynamic new graduate course examines pandemic , article

    Led by Kylene Kehn-Hall, professor of virology in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, a new special-studies course, COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2), will use a multidisciplinary approach to educate graduate students about the novel coronavirus and the pandemic.

    Date: Aug 26, 2021
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    In memoriam: Bertram Firestone, founding member of Equine Medical Center

    Bertram Firestone, real estate developer, Eclipse Award-winning thoroughbred owner, and founding member of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine’s Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center, died July 12, 2021, at the age of 89.

    Date: Jul 12, 2021
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    Lynn Cosell
    Long-standing partnership advances student learning and animal health , article

    For years, Bernie and Lynn Cosell’s home has been a destination for experiential learning for the veterinary college’s students. They have now elevated that long-standing partnership with a transformational gift of nearly a half-million dollars to create an endowed scholarship benefitting large animal veterinary students for years to come.

    Date: Jul 01, 2021
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    nuclear scintigraphy machine at EMC
    Nuclear scintigraphy complements already impressive diagnostic capabilities at equine center , article

    A generous estate gift designated for facility upgrades has enabled the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center to replace its nuclear scintigraphy equipment.

    Date: Jul 01, 2021
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    Dog receives treatment at Animal Cancer Care and Research Center
    Grant helps improve pets' quality of life , article

    Petco Love awards a grant to help provide financial assistance for pet owners who may not be able to pay for some or all of the cancer diagnostic tests and treatments for their dogs and cats.

    Date: Jun 20, 2021
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    A DVM student tends to one of several sheep while Lynn Cosell watches.
    Friends of fleece flock together , article

    Bernie and Lynn Cosell's Fantasy Farm in Pearisburg, Virginia — home to a flock of some 100 merino sheep — has long been a destination for hands-on learning for the veterinary college's DVM students.

    Date: Jun 01, 2021
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    Canine patient, Balian, at the Animal Cancer Care and Research Center in Roanoke, Virginia
    Transdisciplinary collaborations essential to tackling cancer , article

    A Virginia Tech research team led by veterinary oncologic surgeon Joanne Tuohy and biomedical engineer Eli Vlaisavljevich is working to refine a unique approach to treating canine osteosarcoma.

    Date: Jun 01, 2021
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    DVM Commencement Class of 2021
    Class of 2021 Commencement , article

    In May, the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine proudly conferred 122 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees, 27 Master of Public Health degrees — including six dual DVM/MPH degrees — and five Master of Science degrees in biomedical and veterinary sciences at its 2021 commencement ceremonies in Lane Stadium.

    Date: May 11, 2021
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    Giving Day Thank You
    An impressive show of support on VT's Giving Day 2021 , article

    Alumni, faculty, staff, and students band together to make Virginia Tech's Annual Giving Day a huge success.

    Date: Mar 15, 2021