In the Media
Articles about the college from around the world.
Poultry Institute Program Oct 2017
Information and speakers involved in the event. Date of Institute: Wednesday, October 18, 2017.
Undergraduate Students Awarded Auvil Fellowships
Awards received by Grace Chung, Bailey Frankovich, Shi Tan, Janelle Thomas, Collin Warrick, and Robby Boney.
The view from the frontline of rabies eradication
Based in Tanzania, Felix spoke to us about the rabies eradication campaign and working with the Serengeti Health Initiative.
Successful Defense: Dr. Tyler Bland
Congratulations to Dr. Tyler Bland for his successful Ph.D. defense!
Wildfire Smoke and Horses
The severe fires in southern California exposed humans and animals to unhealthy air containing wildfire smoke and particulates. These particulates can build up in the respiratory system, causing a number of health problems including burning eyes, runny noses and illnesses such as bronchitis.
Indian River County couple battling rabies worldwide
The long-term goal of the Community Health Coalition nonprofit is to connect veterinary and medical clinics from all over the world.
Pup gets a new lease on life
Researcher and veterinarian Jillian Haines and Wiss, program coordinator at the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, worked with a blend of affection and efficiency with the wire-haired dachshund pup, the last subject in a year-long study into megaesophagus in canines and effective management techniques.
Gregory (Greg) Paul Boivin ('89 DVM) - August 11, 2017
Gregory (Greg) Paul Boivin 55, lost his courageous fight to pancreatic cancer on Friday, August 11, 2017.
Dr. Kathleen Ruby receives 2017 AVMA President's Award
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has named Dr. Kathleen Ruby recipient of its 2017 President's Award.
Elk Hoof Disease: Lots of Data, Few Answers, for Now
A renewed interest in studying elk hoof rot got a true kickoff on Monday as the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s public working group for the disease met in Ridgefield for the first time in nearly two years, the meeting was spurred in part by funding from the state Legislature this past session.
Dr. Richard DeBowes receives 2017 AVMA President's Award
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has named Dr. Richard DeBowes a recipient of its 2017 President's Award.
First 2017 West Nile Virus cases confirmed from Spokane County
Following the announcement of the state’s first two West Nile Virus cases for 2017, Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine is offering important resources for horse owners.
Dr. Goodman’s paper “Host and Bacterial Factors Control Susceptibility of Drosophila melanogaster to Coxiella burnetii Infection” featured on cover of Infection and Immunity
The Nine Mile phase II strain of Coxiella burnetii expressing mCherry invades primary hemocytes expressing green fluorescent protein that were isolated from Drosophila melanogaster third-instar larvae.
Gary Duskin ('61 DVM) - August 2, 2017
Dr. Gary Duskin, DVM of Stanwood, WA, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at the age of 80.
Dr. Farnsworth on advice to aspiring pet owners.
Dr. Raelynn Farnsworth answers questions related to the most pet-friendly places in America.
Offerdahl Lab Presents at National Conferences
Erika Offerdahl’s research was showcased at two national conferences during July 2017.
Fancy new digs set to open at state-of-the-art animal shelter in Bellevue
Seattle Humane plans to open the new shelter to replace its current Bellevue facility, built in the 1960s. Pet adoptions are all expected to significantly increase once the new building is fully operational.
Animal owners should be aware of wildfire smoke hazards
WSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine recommends that animal owners be aware that wildfire smoke advisories, issued by county and municipal health districts for people, apply to animals, too.
Successful Defense: Dr. Alexis Mickelson
Congratulations to Dr. Alexis Mickelson for her successful Ph.D. defense!
Cassandra Bliss ('08 DVM) - A unique animal undergoes a first for eye surgery
Catalina is a 32-year-old flamingo who underwent cataract surgery Wednesday at Bliss Animal Eye Care.