See Mary and Dale’s StoryA mast cell tumor diagnosis can be difficult for pet owners, but with more options, treatment doesn’t have to be.
Tackling rural veterinary crisis goal of USDA-funded student program
February 16, 2023The College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University (K-State) is inviting aspiring veterinarians interested in working with farm animals to partake in its Summer Program for Aspiring Rural Kansas (SPARK) veterinary experience.
Deer may be reservoir for SARS-Cov-2 variants, study suggests
February 6, 2023The evolution of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) from humans to white-tailed deer, and its transmission ability in the deer population is the driving force behind the study conducted by the Cornell Veterinary Medicine (CVM). The study, “White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) May Serve as a Wildlife Reservoir for Nearly Extinct SARS-CoV-2 Variants of Concern,” published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal, looks into the role of …
A coordinated approach to equine insulin dysregulation
October 20, 2022Insulin dysregulation (ID) is the presence of one or more of the following: basal or fasting hyperinsulinemia, tissue insulin resistance, or exaggerated insulin response to ingested nonstructural carbohydrates (i.e. starch, simple sugars, and fructans, and/or exaggerated insulin response to intravenously provided simple sugars). Horses or ponies with ID are at increased risk of laminitis, and diet is central to managing any animal with ID.