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Veterinary Practice News: Impact of stress, temperament on working dogs to be explored in new research at CSU

“Developing a reliable method of measuring chronic stress will help ensure we are taking proper care of working dogs as well as pet dogs,” says CSU associate professor, Barbara Wolfe, DVM, PhD, DACZM,, principal investigator of the project. “If successful, this tool could be utilized to predict success in working dogs and identify when working dogs are experiencing unhealthy levels of stress.”

Daily Kos: Appreciation for great veterinary care at CSU

"The CSU Veterinary Hospital is a teaching hospital. I cannot say enough about the staff and the students there. First and foremost, they know their stuff. Secondly, they were excellent at communicating with us and making sure we understood what was going on with Charlie and what exactly to expect. Thirdly and most importantly, they are caring and compassionate!" -Larry Lagarto, client

Biodiversity Blog: Equity, Inclusion, and Justice in Science

Unconscious bias in medicine

The American Veterinary Medical Association has released their second module in their Journey for Teams initiative featuring our Assistant Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Naomi Nishi.

Inclusive mentoring strategies

Mentorship is an essential component of student success, particularly for students with marginalized identities. Learn strategies for building your inclusive mentoring practice.

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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.

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