February 2022

American Horse Publications (June 23) – Equine veterinarians can help protect their clients’ broodmares and unborn foals from nocardioform placentitis (NP) with new disease guidelines published by the American Association of Equine Practitioners. Dr. Igor…
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Meet Ruby, the Red-Tailed Hawk Ambassador

February 14, 2022 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; Feb. 9) – Third-year veterinary students Cythia Tellez and Alexis Davidson introduce one of the Wildlife Medical Clinic’s ambassador animals, Ruby, the red-tailed hawk. https://www.wcia.com/ciliving-tv/meet-ruby-the-red-tailed-hawk/

Science Misinformation

February 11, 2022 / In the News

Big Picture Science (February 7) – Dr. Yvette Johnson-Walker was a guest on an episode focused on the phenomenon in which the expertise of scientists is questioned by non-experts who claim they’ve done their own…
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Vaccine Clinics for Pet Rabbits

February 04, 2022 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; Feb. 3) – Dr. Krista Keller, head of the zoological medicine service at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, talked about the newly circulating Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus and what rabbit owners can do to…
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RHDV Vaccine Clinics for Rabbits Available Now

February 03, 2022 / Practitioner Updates

In 2021 the USDA granted Emergency Use Authorization for an experimental vaccine against rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus (RHDV). Preliminary data shows the vaccine’s safety and efficacy at protecting rabbits against this calicivirus. The vaccine is…
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Faculty Spotlight: Suma Rao, DVM, MBA, DABVP

February 02, 2022 / Practitioner Updates

Dr. Rao is part of the dentistry service. Tell us about your background. I was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., and grew up in the Washington, D.C., suburbs. After graduating from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary…
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Wildlife Clinic Looks Back on 2021

February 02, 2022 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; Feb. 1) – Dr. Sam Sander, director of the Wildlife Medical Clinic, and Becky Berton, a veterinary student volunteer, talk about the impact of the clinic on the community, volunteers, and local wildlife.

Treatment Options for Fractured Teeth

February 02, 2022 / Practitioner Updates

Above: The fracture site on the left maxillary 4th premolar of this 5-year-old German Shepherd was obscured by the fractured-off slab that was still connected to the attached gingiva. Above: In this 5-year-old mixed-breed dog,…
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