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(Not) lost in translation: CSU launches certificate in Spanish for animal health and care

“Communication in animal care is important, because you might be talking about where you give a cow an injection, and that location affects how long the medicine is in the cow’s system, and how well that medicine will work,” said Dr. Noa Roman-Muniz, a CSU veterinary alumna who is now as associate professor in the Department of Animal Sciences and a CSU Extension dairy specialist. “So it’s about human and animal health and safety, as well as food quality.”

Using virtual biopsies to improve melanoma detection

CSU researcher Jesse Wilson is accelerating research to improve imaging and detection of melanoma, and his Young Investigator Award from the Melanoma Research Alliance will open the door to partnering with the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences to test new imaging applications on canine patients.

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Amazing Alumni: Dr. Diane Brown

Dr. Diane Brown has worked as a general practitioner, as a researcher in the pharmaceutical industry, as a primary investigator at Harvard University, and as a leader in the non-profit world. Now, as the chief executive officer at the American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation, she draws upon all of those experiences daily to improve the health of dogs.

Amazing Alumni: Dr. Jerry Billquist

Dr. Jerry Billquist has done it all in veterinary medicine: small animal practice, service in the U.S. Army, caring for rodeo horses. He was recently recognized for his significant impact when he received the 2017 Zoetis PRCA Veterinarian of the Year Award.

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Chicago Tribune: When is it ethical to euthanize your pet?

Ideally, companion animal owners should maintain a good relationship with their general veterinary practitioner, who has often known the animal all of its life, and can serve as a partner in dialogue during the trying times when euthanasia emerges as a possible alternative to suffering. -Bernard Rollin

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