Endo’s optimism isn’t just hilarious, it’s also helping people feel happy, whether they see his bounces in person or online — a nice reminder that positivity can be really powerful. “It’s nice to know the sweet lunatic brings joy,” Martha Tissot van Patot reflected.
Daily Archives: January 25, 2019
Colorado’s Fox Hollow Animal Hospital is a family affair and, thanks to a sweet moment that went viral two years ago, it will have some time in the spotlight soon. The Lakewood veterinary clinic — run by patriarch Dr. Tony Henderson and staffed with his two veterinarian sons, CSU Biomedical Sciences graduates Ross and Ryan — will be the center of Animal Planet’s new show, “Hanging With the Hendersons.”
Diagnostics—liver, pancreatic, kidney, and intestinal biopsies—are another big application, according David Twedt, DVM, DACVIM, a professor of clinical sciences at Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Even laparoscopic-assisted surgical procedures, such as intestinal foreign body removal, are gaining traction, he added.
“I think these results add support to the idea that many veterinarians are looking favorably at cannabinoids as an alternative treatment for several things including pain, seizures and anxiety,” says Dr. Lori Kogan, one of the authors of the survey report.
The deadliest tick-borne disease has Colorado roots. Powassan virus—which is fatal in 10 percent of cases and leaves half of its victims with brain damage—hasn’t been detected in a Coloradan. But scientists first isolated it from a tick found along the Cache la Poudre River in 1952, six years before the first known human case (in Ontario), says Powassan expert Dr. Gregory Ebel of Colorado State University.
In a recent pilot study, Colorado State University researchers set out to determine whether the orientation of a whorl—clockwise or counterclockwise—indicates a horse’s propensity to favor his right or left side.
Southern Arizona Veterinary Specialty’s Dr. Mary Kay Klein (DVM ’83) was honored with the Theilen Tribute Award,, which honors distinguished veterinary professionals who have advanced the practice of veterinary oncology over his or her career.