Tuesday, September 29, 2009
Monday, September 28, 2009
World Rabies Day is September 28, 2009 and we are working together to make a difference. The mission of World Rabies Day is to raise awareness about the impact of human and animal rabies, how easy it is to prevent it, and how to eliminate the main global sources.
Rabies in humans is 100% preventable through prompt appropriate medical care. Yet, more than 55,000 people, mostly in Africa and Asia, die from rabies every year - a rate of one person every ten minutes. The most important global source of rabies in humans is from uncontrolled rabies in dogs. Children are often at greatest risk from rabies. Read More... (pdf file)
For more information visit the website http://www.worldrabiesday.org/.
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Wednesday, September 9, 2009
A senior sample receiving and reporting technician in the College of Veterinary Medicine, she was dispatched with the Veterinary Disaster Response Team in the wake of the devastating storm.
Monday, September 7, 2009
By Patti Drapala
MSU Ag Communications
MISSISSIPPI STATE -- With the transfer of the fabled, leather harness and leash from father to son during pregame festivities Saturday at Davis-Wade Stadium, Mississippi State University’s new bulldog mascot Champ stepped into a role he was born to assume.
The public introduction of 3-year-old “Tonka’s Golden Sun” as Bully XX to the Maroon faithful was a bittersweet moment for the mascot’s official handler, Lisa Chrestman, and the staff of MSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Chrestman, who is a certified animal health technician at the college, works with Dr. Margaret Kern and other medical staff there to take care of MSU’s bulldog. The two have supported the current mascot, Tonka, through a remarkable run as Bully XIX. ... Read More