Thursday, July 30, 2009

AVSAB Student Chapter Service Award

Congratulations to the MSU-CVM Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior (SCAVSAB) for winning the AVSAB Student Chapter Service Award. This award was recently presented at the ACVB/AVSAB Veterinary Behavior Symposium in Seattle, WA.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Radio Program on Veterinary Dentistry

Dr. Diana Eubanks' radio program on veterinary dentistry will air Tuesday, July 28th on Farm and Family radio. Dr. Eubanks is an Assistant Clinical Professor at MSUCVM and a Fellow of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Keenum, Tuck Visit

Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine welcomed Dr. Mark Keenum, MSU President; Amy Tuck, Special Assistant to the President and Kyle Steward, Executive Director of External Affairs as they toured the CVM. The tour highlighted the multidisciplinary aspects of the College's teaching, research and service including a stop at the Mobile Veterinary Unit, a visit with a summer research intern and a trip through the large and small animal hospitals.

Saturday, July 18, 2009

Veterinary Internship and Residency Matching Program

Farm and Family Radio recently aired an interview with Dr. Andrew Mackin, Hugh G. Ward Endowed Chair of Small Animal Veterinary Medicine. The program highlighted the Veterinary Internship and Residency Matching Program. Over the past five years, MSU-CVM has been ranked among the most successful veterinary colleges and in two of those years has had the highest success rate in the nation.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Summer Research Experience

Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine offers a Summer Research Experience Program that introduces veterinary students to biomedical research and career opportunities in that field. Each student in this twelve-week program works with a faculty mentor.... Read MoreFrom front to back: Alexandria Murphy, Todd Sullivan, Kim Pluta, Missy Taylor, Cassie Bayer, Cyprianna Swiderski,Claire Fellman, Matt Castellaw, Drew Leach, Lukina Burks, Danielle Chemerys, Henderson King, Jesse Little, Grant Ramsey, Autumn Harris, Brian Rakauskas, Hart Bailey, Mark Lawrence, Ryan Centini, Youry Dupre, Larry Hanson, Camillo Bulla, Andrea Varela-Stokes
Not pictured: John Burnett, SRE student who is working with Dr. Shuping Zhang at the CVM diagnostic lab in Pearl.

Thursday, July 9, 2009

PAWS project educates future animal owners

By Linda Breazeale

MSU Ag Communications

MISSISSIPPI STATE -- Mississippi State University veterinary students are not satisfied learning about animals themselves; they want to lay the educational foundation for future pet owners, as well.

Pet Awareness With Students, or PAWS, is a pilot project initiated by third-year Doctor of Veterinary Medicine students Shannon Vawter of Horn Lake and Katie Ebers of Jackson. The two students also are pursuing master’s in public health degrees in the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine’s dual-degree option. Read More...

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Employee of the Month

Please join us in congratulating
Mr. Ryan Detwiler - Animal Health Technician - AHC/Clinical Sciences Dept. who has been chosen as CVM "Employee of the Month" for JULY 2009

7 Tips to Ease Your Pets’ Fireworks Fears

While the Fourth of July is a time for fireworks and celebration, for many pets and their owners it can be a nightmare. The loud noises, flashing lights, and smell of sulfur can cause excessive fear in pets. Nervous behaviors such as trembling, whimpering, and panting may be distressful to the pet, but the animal’s natural response to flee from what he interprets as a threatening situation may result in serious injury. Some dogs are so frightened by fireworks that they may run through glass windows, or escape from the yard and run the risk of being hit by a car. Read More for tips...

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