#North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine
NC State CVM student wins Walkin’ Pets scholarship
October 5, 2018Walkin’ Pets by HandicappedPets.com announced that Kelly Hood, a fourth-year veterinary student at North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, has been awarded the 2018 Walkin’ Pets Veterinarian Scholarship. Hood, from Asbury, N.J., is an unconventional veterinary student who first worked in the entertainment business in New York City and Nashville for many years. She and her husband Charles relocated to Miami, where Kelly had difficulty finding a job in the entertainment industry. …
WSAVA announces 2018 Global One Health Award recipients
June 29, 2018The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) has announced that a veterinarian and a physician are the joint winners of its 2018 Global One Health Award. Edward B. Breitschwerdt, DVM, from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, and Christopher W. Woods, MD, from Duke University, Durham, N.C., were nominated for the award in recognition of their work on atypical manifestations of bartonellosis in people and veterinary healthcare providers in particular. …
Collaboration comes together to study cancer in pets and humans
November 11, 2016Can the study of cancer in dogs lead to new treatment options for humans? Scientists at the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine and the Duke Cancer Institute believe so and have entered into a collaboration designed to facilitate research projects aimed at benefiting both species.
NC vet college celebrates 20-Year partnership with turtle rescue group
September 19, 2016The North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine and the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center recently celebrated 20 years of partnering to preserve and protect sea turtle populations. To mark the occasion, the groups held a special release of five rehabilitated turtles—two loggerheads and three greens—on the coast of North Carolina.
Study finds that 73 percent of people believe in pet afterlife
August 3, 2016A personal belief in an afterlife for humans is likely to shape belief in an animal afterlife, according to a study by three North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine professors. In the study titled “Do All Dogs Go to Heaven?” Clinical Science professors Kenneth D. Royal, April A. Kedrowicz and Amy M.