Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Why We have Leash Laws

Dr. Christine Calder talks about why we have leash laws.  Farm and family radio: MP3

Monday, February 9, 2015

MSU prof lands $1.8M grant to work on flu vaccine

While scientists and physicians continue to discuss how this year’s influenza vaccine has proven to be relatively ineffective, a Mississippi professor has already begun working on next year’s vaccine. Dr. Henry Wan, an associate professor at Mississippi State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, recently won a $1.8 million grant to help research flu strains and develop an effective vaccine for next year’s flu season. Wan is one of thousands of scientists at more than 130 influenza centers in 106 countries who will analyze data to determine a suitable vaccine for next year. read more...

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Dr. Jeb Cade Gives Insight on Pet Obesity

"...I have seen people love their pets to death".

Monday, January 26, 2015

MSU-CVM professor leads major reference publication

MISSISSIPPI STATE -- A comprehensive reference book on all aspects of bovine reproduction was recently published under the leadership of a Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine professor.
Dr. Richard Hopper, professor in the MSU-CVM Department of Pathobiology and Population Medicine, is lead author and editor-in-chief of “Bovine Reproduction.” Hopper is section leader for the CVM Theriogenology, Ambulatory and Food Animal Medicine Service. Theriogenology is the study of animal reproduction. Read More...

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Pepper and Rehabilitation

A patient at the MSU-CVM receives some of the best care and treatment veterinary medicine has to offer. The proof is in the results.  Learn more about how our team at the Veterinary Specialty Center and Animal Health Center got Pepper back on her feet! Like this video on Facebook.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

DAFVM Spotlight Employees

Debra Kinser

Sample Receiving Assistant
MS Veterinary Research and Diagnostic Lab
College of Veterinary Medicine
Rankin County
Years in Position: 12 years
Years of Service to MSU: 12 years

As the sample receiving assistant for the Mississippi Veterinary Research and Diagnostic Laboratory, Debra Kinser runs a courier route in the morning to pick up veterinary diagnostic samples from veterinary clinics in Rankin, Madison and Hinds counties. In the afternoons she enters results from equine infectious anemia tests into a computer database that is used by the state veterinarian to monitor this disease. read more...

Veterinarians stay true to their school... (Dr. Hoblet and Champ in JAVMA)

Practitioners’ loyalty to their alma maters may be second only to their devotion to animals


Posted Nov. 19, 2014
 
Dr. Charles M. Hendrix, like many other Auburn University fans, sat in the stands during the 2011 BCS National Championship Game on Jan. 10 in Glendale, Arizona. He was there to watch his beloved Tigers prevail over the University of Oregon Ducks. Unlike most fans, though, he was wearing a $5 tuxedo from the Salvation Army festooned with a bow tie, baseball cap, and orange rosebud. read more...
Dr. Kent H. Hoblet, dean of the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine, poses with the Dog Bowl Trophy, which is part of a competition with the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. (Courtesy of MSU CVM)  ​
Dr. Kent H. Hoblet, dean of the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine, poses with the Dog Bowl Trophy, which is part of a competition with the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences.