In the Media
Articles about the college from around the world.
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.
WSU suspends therapeutic horsemanship program
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.
New tool helps countries eliminate dog-mediated rabies
In many Western and Asian countries, combining mass dog rabies vaccinations with collaborations between human and veterinary medicine has drastically reduced human exposure to rabies.
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".
Equine herpesvirus-1, neuropathogenic strain detected in King County, Washington
Last week, WSDA was notified of a laboratory-verified case of equine herpes virus myeloencephalopathy or EHV-1, neuropathogenic strain, in King County.
Palmer leads project seeking to eliminate rabies deaths
With offices in Kenya, Tanzania, and a partnership with the Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology, WSU uses animal science to make a difference in the lives of Africans.
Does Zika Virus Cause Birth Defects in Africa?
Could it be possible that Zika was responsible for some of the birth defects in Kenya and the health authorities were not aware?
Kathy Grimes, Tyson Durfey off to strong starts at National Finals Rodeo
Kathy Grimes, of Medical Lake, took ninth in the second round of the barrel racing event with a ride of 13.90 seconds at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas on Friday.
How To Help Animals During The California Fires, Because They’re Just As Vulnerable As You
As blazes continue to sweep across the greater Los Angeles area, residents are forced to face the question of how to protect animals from the Southern California wildfires.
Dr. Turbeville talks about pets in light of SoCal fires on "AirTalk" (starts at 128:05)
A brush fire broke out along the 405 Freeway at Mulholland Drive shortly before 5 a.m. on Wednesday, burning uphill through homes and threatening the Getty Center.
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.
Alfred Lee Hallowell ('57 DVM) - November 2, 2017
Longtime Washington horseman and respected equine reproduction specialist, A. L. "Bud" Hallowell, 85, passed away at home on November 2, 2017.
Dog Gone Day
Mic, a Pembroke corgi then 12, had always embodied good “dog manners.” He’d never met a dog who didn’t like him. Suddenly, he was enraging his packmates. We sympathized; his nighttime barking was fraying our nerves, too.
WSU Regents approve design phase for Phase II
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.
Robert Whitaker ('54 DVM) - November 5, 2017
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
On Thursday, October 5, Dr. Aimee Witherspoon of Clark County suffered an irrecoverable brain injury as a result of a fall from her horse, and she never regained consciousness.
Walter Sheppard, CRB member and Entomology Chair is our bee expert!
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.
'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.
Michael Bellinghausen ('84 DVM) - Veterinarian of the Year
Dr. Michael Bellinghausen, owner of Kenmore Veterinary Hospital in Kenmore, Wash., received the 2017 Veterinarian of the Year Award.