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Biological science grad credits MIP mentors

Sarah Lion is grateful for three people in particular: Liz Hysen, her academic counselor; and University Distinguished Teaching Scholar Erica Suchman and Marcela Henao-Tamayo, faculty members in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology. Henao-Tamayo employed Lion as a lab assistant, allowing Lion to continue working while completing her biology degree.

Animal Health

Collegian: A Ruff Semester: Tips to keep dogs happy in a small space

“Get a breed that works well in small areas,” Lori Kogan said. “Sometimes that doesn’t mean small breeds. Some of the smaller breeds are extremely active, and some of the larger breeds are actually couch potatoes. (For example), greyhounds are great in small settings because they really love to sleep on the couch all day long.”

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Helena Independent Record: Best Veterinarian, Keith Stav, DVM

Dr. Keith Stav and his wife Sharleen, both Helena natives, bought Bridger Veterinary Hospital over 20 years ago. Dr. Stav grew up around a variety of animals in Helena and worked for Bridger in high school. He completed his undergraduate degree in biology at Montana State University. He received his doctor of veterinary medicine at Colorado State University.

Fowler Tribune: Peak View welcomes new veterinarians

A shortage of veterinarians in rural Colorado is a growing concern among farmers, ranchers, and the general public. Peak View Animal Hospital near Fowler is dedicated to filling that need through their state-of-the-art facility which provides a full range of services. (Dr. Rick Leone and Dr. Carol Ann Lipinski)

Cattle Today: Colostrum is crucial to health of newborn calves

Dr. Robert Callan, Colorado State University, says the best situation is colostrum from the calf's own mother, if possible. If not, fresh or frozen colostrum from another cow is next best. Choose a mature cow that has had several calves; she'll have higher quality colostrum than a first-calf heifer.

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