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Climate action: Dr. Colleen Duncan represents vet med at UN summit

"As educators, we need to recognize that addressing climate change needs to be infused into everything we do. We are responsible for empowering young people to take control of this situation," says Dr. Colleen Duncan, who represented the college at the United Nations climate summit in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.

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Collegian: Cannabis for our furry friends: CBD treatment in pets

Stephanie McGrath, associate professor in neurology and neurosurgery at Colorado State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, is looking into CBD treatments for dogs with chronic pain: arthritis in older dogs, anxiety and separation anxiety, epilepsy, dementia and brain cancer.

Elko Daily Free Press: Goicoechea returns as state veterinarian

J.J. Goicoechea previously served as Nevada state veterinarian from 2016 to 2019 and has 20 years in private veterinary practice. The fourth-generation Eureka rancher received his doctorate in veterinary medicine from Colorado State University and his bachelor of science from the University of Nevada, Reno.

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Virtual Reality Challenge winners announced

At the end of a three-day competition last weekend, team VRam team, consisting of seven students from computer science, construction management, data science, and design and merchandising, won first place at the CSU VR challenge, earning a $4,000 prize for their work.

Animal Health

Your healthy dog can help vets understand how dogs breathe in emergencies

The Arterial Blood Gas at Altitude Study at the Colorado State University James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital is looking for healthy dogs, especially brachycephalic (short-muzzled, flat-faced) breeds⁠ — English bulldogs, French bulldogs, and pugs ⁠— to participate in this research that will show veterinarians if dogs breathe differently in high altitude environments.

Defend your flock against avian influenza

“Colorado poultry owners should immediately increase their biosecurity protocols to protect their flocks, including limiting exposure of domestic birds to wild birds and other poultry flocks and limiting introduction of new birds into flocks.” -Dr. Maggie Baldwin, Colorado State Veterinarian

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