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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Mona McGraw and Jeff Stuncard with their 9-year-old Maltese mix, Keylo.
Finding a cure for Cushing’s disease at WSU
Couple travels across the country to save their dog.
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Susan Noh using a microscope.
Committed to a deadly parasite
Susan Noh looks to optimize animal health by collaborating with researchers across WSU.
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Dr. Amanda Kappes feeds Itty Bitty an apple.
Potbellied pig has basketball-sized tumor removed
Agricultural animal team performs life-saving procedure.
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Soccer Team
A game of friendships, not goals
For veterinary students, soccer offers a much-needed release from clinical rotations, studies.
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Scarlet, a calico with 3 limbs, playfully laying on her back.
There was hope bringing her to WSU
Veterinary oncology team treats cat for rare cancer.
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Cow drinking out of a water trough.
Protect livestock and pets during heat wave, WSU experts warn
While different livestock and pet species have specific needs, Extension experts share general suggestions to keep animals safe.
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