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The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine highlighted its research and bestowed awards at a research reception on April 3.

"The Art of Pritam Singh," is an exhibition of 36 watercolor paintings April 15 to May 3, 2024, in the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine Library. An artist's reception will take place Monday, April 15 from 5-7 p.m. in the LSU Vet Med Library. The event is free and open to all. Light refreshments will be served. Visitors can also come to the LSU Vet Med Library between April 15 and May 3 during regular business hours to view the show.

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine is proud to announce the 2023 Distinguished Alumnus Award recipients: Jay Addison, DVM (LSU 1983); Cyril Clarke, BVSc (RSA), PhD (LSU 1987), DACVP; and Judy Pawlusiow, DVM (LSU 1992), MS (LSU 1981), DACVIM (SAIM).

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine announced that its Dog Daycare is now open to the public, welcoming not only dogs belonging to staff, students and faculty at LSU but also extending its services to all dog owners in the Greater Baton Rouge area. The center is open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays.

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine announces its third artist-in-residence, Dr. Brandon Kilbourne, a poet and evolutionary biologist who serves as a research biologist and administrator at the Museum of Natural History in Berlin, Germany. Dr. Kilbourne is in residence from Monday, April 1 to Tuesday, April 30, 2024.

On April 21, 2024, the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine's Wellness Committee and Hill's Pet Nutrition will host the Hill's Great Rover Road Run (#HillsGRRR2024), an annual 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk.

On February 28, the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine hosted its annual Phi Zeta Research Emphasis Day—a day established to promote research in schools of veterinary medicine, to recognize research conducted by veterinary students, House Officers (residents and interns), graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty, and to encourage veterinary students to pursue careers in research.

Baton Rouge, La.—The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine announces its third artist-in-residence, Dr. Brandon Kilbourne, a poet and evolutionary biologist who serves as a research biologist and administrator at the Museum of Natural History in Berlin, Germany. Dr. Kilbourne will be in residence from Monday, April 1 to Tuesday, April 30, 2024.

Rieka (pronounced Reeka), a 2-year-old German shepherd dog, was treated by LSU Vet Med's Integrative Medicine Service after an injury and has made a full recovery.

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine and national nonprofit, Petco Love, are partnering to improve the health and wellness of pets through the new Petco Love and LSU Community Outreach Veterinary Program. Thanks to a $665,000 investment to the LSU Foundation by Petco Love, a veterinary faculty position was created and a newly purchased mobile clinic is now heading into surrounding communities to provide essential veterinary health care for pets.

LSU Football Coach Brian Kelly released a bald eagle treated by the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine's Wildlife Hospital on Friday, February 2 at 9 a.m. on the levee near LSU Vet Med.

Joseph Taboada, DVM, DACVIM, has retired after more than 35 years on the faculty of the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Taboada joined the faculty as an assistant professor of small animal internal medicine in July 1988. In his time at LSU Vet Med, he was promoted to full professor and served as both the associate dean for student and academic affairs and associate dean for academic affairs and accreditation.

 

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