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  • Elk hoof disease research in hands of Washington State University Veterinary School

    Washington State University is poised to take over inconclusive research on elk hoof disease that’s been plaguing elk west of the Cascades in Washington and Oregon.

    The disease also has been found in elk in portions of the Blue Mountains and the Wallowa Mountains near the Idaho border.

    Read the rest of the article at the Spokesman Review

    The Spokesman Review
  • WSU suspends therapeutic horsemanship program

    PULLMAN - Washington State University's Palouse Area Therapeutic Horsemanship program has been temporarily suspended because of a lack of instructors and difficulties with the current facility.
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  • New Tool Helps Countries Eliminate Dog-Mediated Rabies

    New Tool Helps Countries Eliminate Dog-Mediated Rabies
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  • Dr. Sue Ritter Awarded American Diabetes Association Research Award

    Dr. Sue Ritter has been awarded an American Diabetes Association grant entitled "Hindbrain Catecholamine Neurons, Glucoregulation and HAAF". This award is $345,000 over the span of three years. 
  • Equine herpesvirus-1, neuropathogenic strain detected in King County, Washington

    Click here for tips on protecting your horse from the Equine Herpes Virus. Read More
  • Guy Palmer Leads The WSU Project Seeking To Eliminate Rabies Deaths In Africa

    With an office in Nairobi, Kenya, a satellite office in Arusha, Tanzania, and a partnership with the Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology, Washington State University faculty members and staff are using animal science to make a difference in the lives of Africans.

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  • How To Help Animals During The California Fires, Because They’re Just As Vulnerable As You

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  • Dr. Turbeville talks about pets in light of SoCal fires on "AirTalk" (starts at 128:05)

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  • Ronald L. Persing ('54 DVM) - July 28, 2017

    Ronald L. Persing ('54 DVM) - July 28, 2017

    Dr. Persing (Washington State '54), 88, Springfield, Oregon, died July 28, 2017. He worked as a staff pathologist for Battelle Laboratory in Columbus, Ohio, prior to retirement in 1995. As part of the biomedical team of the laboratory, Dr. Persing participated in pathologic and toxicologic studies of chemicals and drugs. Earlier, he served in the Air Force Veterinary Corps for 20 years, retiring in 1975 as a lieutenant colonel. During that time, Dr. Persing worked at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Washington, D.C.; the Air Force weapons laboratory in Albuquerque, New Mexico; and the biomedical division of the former United States Atomic Energy Commission in Germantown, Maryland.

    His daughter and son, and six grandchildren survive him. Memorials may be made to Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Pullman, WA 99164.

    *As published by

  • Alfred Lee Hallowell ('57 DVM) - November 2, 2017

    Alfred Hallowell

    Alfred Lee Hallowell ('57 DVM) - November 2, 2017

  • WSU Begins Search For Elk Hoof Disease Expert

    A new law this year makes Washington State University the lead on future elk disease research.

    Washington officials first discovered the bacteria in Cowlitz County in the late 90s. It’s since spread across southwest Washington with some confirmed cases as far north as Skagit County.

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  • Dog Gone Day

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  • WSU Regents approve design phase for two research buildings

    VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Washington State University Board of Regents today approved moving forward with the design phase for two new research and laboratory facilities planned for the Pullman campus.
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  • Racehorse Medication Ethics at the 2017 Breeders Cup

    Kathryn KunkaKathy Grimes, Tyson Durfey off to strong starts at National Finals Rodeo - Kathy Grimes (Kunka), DVM

  • Robert Whitaker ('54 DVM) - November 5, 2017

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    Robert Whitaker ('54 DVM) - November 5, 2017

  • Summer SURE Student Wins ABRCMS Award

    Melissa Vargas, a summer SURE student in Dr. Rita Fuch's lab, won an award at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students. 
  • Aimee Witherspoon ('79 DVM) - October 5, 2017

    Aimee Witherspoon 

    Aimee Witherspoon ('79 DVM) - October 5, 2017

  • Walter Sheppard, CRB member and Entomology Chair is our bee expert!

    Honey bee experts host open house

    WSU’s honey bee experts are hosting an open house from noon to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at the Brelsford WSU Visitor Center.

    Meet members of the WSU Honey Bees and Pollinators team, sample WSU honey and learn about the WSU Honey Bee and Pollinator Research Facility. Don’t forget to pick up a free honey stick or two. The event coincides with Dad’s Weekend.

    WSU Honey is available for purchase at the visitor center. Additional event details are available at, or 509-335-4636. More information about the WSU Honey Bees and Pollinators program can be found at

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  • 'Neural Echoes': Kindra Crick And The Science Of Creativity

    Fueled by artistic passion and innate curiosity, Kindra Crick bases her work on scientific research. Using a confocal microscope, Crick and collaborator Dr. John Harkness at Washington State University capture photo images of neurons. Oregon Public Broadcasting
  • Michael Bellinghausen ('84 DVM) - Veterinarian of the Year

    Dr, Michael Bellinghausen Michael Bellinghausen ('84 DVM) - Veterinarian of the Year

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