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What Every Single Pet Owner Needs to Know About Pets and Essential Oils
Essential oils could be harmful to pets under certain circumstances.
Pig has 23-pound tumor removed in lifesaving surgery
Agricultural animal team performs life-saving procedure.
Gene Editing: Experts Say it’s Time to Remodel Regulatory Landscape
Gene editing has the capacity to create transformational change in our food production systems.
Keep pets cool
WSU Veterinarians advise pet owners to keep their pets cool during this heat wave.
Partnering for pets
How two WSU grads came to buy the Audubon Veterinary Clinic.
Looking to add to the flock
WSU raptor club seeks to replenish its membership.
Orphaned, but newborn foal Margie beats the odds
WSU veterinarians helped Margie survive a complication during birth that only 32% of foals survive past 320 days.
Experts Warn People To Leave Baby Wild Animals Alone
Veterinarians are asking people to leave baby animals alone they may see out in public this spring, saying even if animal looks abandoned, its mother is likely not far away.
Spokane Public Radio
23 Dogs Test Positive for COVID-19 Antibodies in Washington, Study Finds
A study conducted by researchers at the University of Washington discovered that 23 dogs had tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies.
'This boy has a lot of life ahead of him'
SCRAPS and WSU vets work together to save dog found with two broken legs
23 dogs in Washington test positive for COVID-19 antibodies
These are the first known cases of pets testing positive in Washington state.
An awesome story to be part of
How a shelter, vets and community members rallied to save an abandoned dog.
WSU Researchers Studying Canine Longevity
The Dog Aging Project is a joint effort by WSU and several other higher education institutions.
Spokane Public Radio
Wildlife officials warn about buying bunnies as Easter gifts
Easter might be a little less hoppy this year, after Idaho and Washington wildlife and agriculture officials warned people not to buy bunnies as Easter gifts.
Kenya: Spotlight on the President as Thousands Face Bleak Future
The lack of economic measures to cushion the citizens from this second lockdown has raised fears of more job losses
WSU Scientist building searchable coronavirus database
Long before any of us had ever heard of COVID-19, Dr. Michael Letko was studying coronaviruses.
What Are Sperm Telling Us?
Scientists are concerned by falling sperm counts and declining egg quality.
The New York Times
Why camels are being watched by virus hunters
In northern Kenya, researchers are working to prevent a dangerous coronavirus – Mers – from jumping from camels to humans again.
Ask Dr. Universe: Why do dogs and cats spin around before they sit down?
Dr. Universe: Why do dogs and cats spin around before they sit down? – Antonio, 10, Richmond, Virginia Dear Antonio, That’s a great observation about cats and dogs. I took your question to my friend Dr. Jessica Bell.
A wild mink in Utah has Covid-19. Veterinarians fear this is just the beginning.
Which animals can catch Covid-19, which can’t — and why it matters.
Originally created in 1936 by Randall Johnson, the Cougar Head remains a unique and distinguished part of the WSU identity.