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The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine asks pet owners to protect their pets and horses against the extreme cold with some helpful tips.

Holidays bring families and friends together, but can also mean potential hazards for pets. Table foods, ornaments, and other holiday items can be harmful to cats and dogs. Every year veterinarians at the LSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital see an increase in a variety of digestive diseases during the holiday season.

Renée Michael has had more than one dog treated for cancer. She has assembled resources and recipes she used with her own dogs into a digital collection she named Roscoe's 21-Month Cancer Journey Treats and Tips. Renée has established Roscoe’s Fund to support cancer research at LSU Vet Med.

St. Bernard’s total hip replacement is a total lifesaver for the young pup. Fiona, the St. Bernard, got off to a wobbly start in life. When her original owner gave her up at 11 weeks old, Deanna Prescott adopted her. Deanna soon noticed Fiona moved with difficulty and seemed to be in pain.

For the third year in a row, the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine received the 2022 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

Navigating a pet’s cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming, lonely, and expensive, as Aimee Broussard knows firsthand. That is why she founded The Rally Bear Foundation last summer. The foundation supports rescued dogs and their families with the intention that no one fights cancer alone.

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine has named its second artist-in-residence, Charlie Rauh, an acclaimed musician, composer, and recording artist.

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine opened the 29th Annual International Exhibition on Animals in Art with an opening reception on October 1, 2022, in the LSU Vet Med Library.

This article received a Best of CASE District IV Award for writing. The Player came into the world a little different from other horses. He liked to sit on his haunches like a dog, spin 360s, and eat his hay lying down. His quirkiness helped him heal from injuries that would put down most horses.

Effective October 4, 2022, the Louisiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (LADDL) at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine began testing for monkeypox virus for the LSU Student Health Center.

Jenny Sones, DVM (LSU 2008), PhD, DACT, is the recipient of a Catalyst Award from the National Academy of Medicine. Sponsored by the National Institute of Aging, the award includes a $50,000 cash prize and travel costs to attend an annual Global Innovator Summit.

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine opens the 29th Annual International Exhibition on Animals in Art with an opening reception on October 1, 2022, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the LSU Vet Med Library. The show runs through October 31. The exhibition is free and open to the public every day from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

 

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