In the Media
Articles about the college from around the world.
New laparoscopic training advances veterinary surgical skills
For the first time, veterinary surgeons can take a simulation training and earn a certification that demonstrates their manual skills in laparoscopy, a minimally-invasive procedure that means less pain and faster recovery for patients.
Protect your pet’s feet from heat, burns
Temperatures nearing or surpassing the century mark in the Inland Northwest this week prompts the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine to issue a hot pavement advisory for pets.
Ways to keep your furry friends calm during Fourth of July celebrations
Our KLEW News Palouse Bureau Chief, Alex Crescenti has a few tips on how to help calm them down.
Navigating Pet Travel? Let APHIS Help.
If you are planning on packing your pet when heading overseas, first make sure you are prepared - APHIS can help.
Protect pets from July 4 revelry
More pets go missing around the Fourth of July holiday in the U.S. than at any other time of year.
How to treat pets that are bitten by rattlesnakes
Rattlesnakes are usually seen around their dens, which are generally in rock crevices exposed to sunshine. They are also typically seen at dusk and during the night as they are going to and from their hibernation sites.
WSU Veterinary treat horse and dog for rattlesnake bites
A warning tonight from the Washington Poison Control Center to beware of the Western Rattlesnakes, especially in our region.
Rattlesnakes are out – beware
The Western rattlesnake, Croatus viridis, is common in much of eastern Washington. They are commonly spotted near their den areas, which are generally in rock crevices exposed to sunshine. They most often are seen at night and dusk during the spring and fall when moving to and from hibernation sites.
Most effective way to reduce brucellosis spread is to decrease elk populations, panel says
Decreasing elk populations in the Yellowstone Area may be the most effective way to reduce the spread of brucellosis to domestic livestock.
WSU: Elk hoof disease will not be easy fix
Researchers at Washington State University warn that a solution to Southwest Washington’s hoof disease problem might not arrive any time soon.
WSU’s Jenni Zambriski has one of science’s dirtiest jobs
Zambriski and an international group of colleagues announce that they have found a drug for treating cryptosporidiosis, a major cause of child mortality in the developing world.
Resisting The Resistance
A WSU professor shows how the secrets to preventing the deadly rise of antibiotic resistance can come down to understanding different cultures.
Leave young wildlife to mother nature
The advice to the public remains the same each year, leave all young wildlife alone regardless of whether or not you think they are abandoned by their mothers. Do not touch them and do not pick them up.
WSU researchers find plague bacterium endures in soil
The bacterium that causes bubonic plague has been found to survive in the common amoeba, the microorganism most children often see first in a grade school microscope.
Dr. Lane Brown Awarded Grant in Collaboration with Johns Hopkins University
Dr. Lane Brown (IPN) has been awarded an NIH grant entitled: "Regulation of the intrinsic melanopsin-based light response in ipRGCs".
360-degree video: Vaccinating dogs to eliminate rabies
In Tanzania and other East African countries, Washington State University and their partners are working to eliminate rabies in humans by 2030 by vaccinating domestic dogs.
Antibiotic Resistance is Global Problem
Post-doctoral research fellow Sylvia Omulo explains how she tests E. coli samples to determine if they are antibiotic resistant.
WSU Junior Credits Chehalis Foundation for Scholarship
The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation has announced that Chehalis native Keesha Matz has received a $7,500 award for 2017-18.
Bacterium that causes Bubonic Plague still found everywhere
The bacterium that caused the deathly bubonic plague could survive within the ameba, the universal soil protozoan.
BLACK DEATH WARNING: Killer disease 'lurks in SOIL waiting to spread'
THE Black Death lurks in soil waiting to spread pestilence, a new study warned.