Close up picture of cattle. Photo by Etienne Girardet on UnSplash.
Identification of Brucella protein could lead to infection treatment
One of the most widespread zoonotic diseases in the world, brucellosis can be spread through unpasteurized dairy products and close animal contact.
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Students participating in role play on stuffed animal.
Viveka Vadyvaloo with fleas
WSU’s Kariuki Njenga (center) and Tom Kawula (right) work with colleagues to prepare testing for MERS-COV as part of Paul G. Allen School for Global Health's ongoing international work to detect emerging infectious diseases.
Annual Rabies Fun Run participates running along Grimes Way.
Wild porcupines.
Veterinary intern helps care for injured, orphaned wildlife
Dr. Winter works closely with the Veterinary Teaching Hospital’s exotics team.
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Fourth-year veterinary students Ali Weaver (left) and Kayla Burnham (right) are shown outside of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
Rabbit travels from Seattle for life-saving treatment
WSU is among the only facilities in the Northwest to offer radiation therapy for pets.
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Fourth-year veterinary student Tatiana Galvins provides laser therapy to Alice.
Veterinary Teaching Hospital offers host of treatments for osteoarthritis
Alice couldn’t get into her litterbox, but with laser therapy she enjoys life again.
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WSU scientists are researching a rapidly spreading disease that causes elk to suffer deformed hooves, lameness and increasingly poor health that often can lead to death. (Photo from WSU Elk Hoof Disease Research project)
Kooshie’s story is just one of hundreds on the Washington State University Pet Memorial Program website.
A place to honor past pets
Kooshie’s story is just one of hundreds on the WSU Pet Memorial Program website.
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Roberta Koku, a graduate student in the lab of Dr. Susan Noh, performs DNA extractions from bacteria that will later be sent for genetic sequencing.
Study may advance control strategies for cattle killer
A parasite may initially infect cattle with multiple strains of bovine Anaplasmosis.
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School of Molecular Biosciences graduate student receives prestigious fellowship
Cody Lauritsen will be among first to work in $1.25B National Bio and Agro-defense Facility.
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One of the members of WSU’s horse herd gazes out at the smoke-filled sky.
WSU veterinarians: Smoke harmful to pets, too
WSU veterinarians say if the air is not safe for you, it’s not safe for your pets either.
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Neil Sinha outside WSU's Veterinary Medicine Hospital with his dog Molly.
Fitting the pieces together
Internal medicine resident enjoys the 'puzzles' of the veterinary profession.

Young beagle sitting and looking up expectantly.
Veterinarians recruiting dogs to help develop life‑saving test
Finding a quick-and-easy way to see if a dog will have a potentially life-threatening reaction to commonly prescribed drugs.
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Min Liu holding a small dog in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital hallway.
Compassion comes naturally
If not for the late Dr. Nicole Putney ('11 DVM), Maddie Liu would likely not be a veterinarian.
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Devendra Shah and Rachel Soltys examine antibiotic susceptibility plates in the laboratory.
Drug-resistant germ packs a punch for U.S. travelers
WSU study shows one salmonella type is more likely to cause disease, resist antibiotics.
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Sarvenaz Bagheri poses with Mello, a pitbull mix who is up for adoption at Forgotten Dogs Rescue.
Neurology resident’s special bond with animals
Neurology resident Sarvenaz Bagheri’s special connection with animals.
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Postdoctoral scholar Kathir Selvam prepares alkaline loading dye as part of his research to determine gene damage caused by ultraviolet light.
Newly discovered gene sheds light on DNA repair
Scientists identify gene critical to important cell repair processes.
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