BALTIMORE (AP) — Brad Cox-trained First Mission has been scratched from the Preakness on the advice of veterinarians, taking one of the top contenders out of the Triple Crown race 36 hours before post time.
Arf, doc! Dog to ‘cut’ ribbon at LSU vet school’s pet clinicMay 7, 2022 GMT
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A dog will do the honors at the “ribbon cutting” for the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine’s new pet clinic.
A toy will be attached to a ribbon held by VIPs at the Stephenson Pet Clinic on Monday afternoon, and a Belgian Malinois named Mac will pull it away from them, veterinary school spokeswoman Ginger Guttner said.
Report: Mysterious Giraffe death followed anaphylactic shockSeptember 29, 2021 GMT
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A young giraffe named after a former Louisiana football star died recently after undergoing anaphylactic shock, experts at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine said Wednesday in shedding more light on the mysterious death.
2 LSU grads give total of $110,000 to wildlife hospitalJuly 24, 2021 GMT
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Two Louisiana State University graduates have given the veterinary school’s wildlife hospital a total of $110,000.
Richard P. Sivicek of Illinois gave $100,000 to establish a fund to pay for treatment and food for injured and resident wildlife, the School of Veterinary Medicine said in a news release Wednesday.
Veterinarians donate vital supplies to coronavirus fightMarch 25, 2020 GMT
RALEIGH, NC (AP) — Veterinary hospitals are donating breathing machines, masks, gowns and other vital equipment and supplies purchased with Fido in mind, but now being redeployed to help doctors fight the spread of COVID-19 among humans...
Petition seeks medical marijuana for ailing household petsNovember 21, 2019 GMT
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico will consider whether to extend its medical cannabis program to help dogs with epilepsy and people with attention deficit disorder...
Tennessee names new state veterinarianSeptember 12, 2019 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Department of Agriculture has appointed a Samantha Beaty as state veterinarian and assistant commissioner for animal health...