When Fozzie entered the Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital on Tuesday, she was adept at hopping on her front two legs, pulling her paralyzed back legs behind her as she moved. When the young dog left an hour later, she sped out the door on two legs and two wheels.
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LISTEN: Stetter said he often consults with School of Medicine at the University of Colorado, because the scarcity of rural vets looks nearly identical to the country’s shortage of rural doctors.
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
LISTEN: Without vets, farmers and the nation’s food supply are more vulnerable to those disease outbreaks. It also could mean sick and infected animals will increasingly go untested, said Mark Stetter, the dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Colorado State University.
The fungus was detected in South Dakota during field examination of live bats using ultraviolet light and swab samples sent to the Colorado State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory.
LISTEN: Dr. Laurie Fonken focuses on helping students take care of themselves throughout the stressful journey of veterinary schooling and she speaks about the importance of bravery, self-love and the relief of having someone to talk to.
Tests at Colorado State University’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and the USDA National Animal Disease Center confirmed both elk had hoof disease, Gardner said.
Code 3 Associates also provides training to conduct thorough investigations into animal welfare issues, all of which is accredited by Colorado State University and the school’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
Colorado State University’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital offers tips on keeping your pet safe in summer months, including warning signs that your dog is suffering from heat stroke.
Dr. Amie McCarthy is a 2018 graduate of Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. McCarthy is passionate about mixed animal medicine and enjoys the daily variety that it provides.