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Ranking Virus Spillover Risk

April 15, 2021
SpillOver, a new web application developed by UC Davis scientists, and contributed to by experts from all over the world, ranks the risk of wildlife-to-human spillover for newly discovered viruses.

Equine PET Scan Featured on Good Day Sacramento

April 14, 2021

On April 14, 2021, local television morning show "Good Day Sacramento" visited the UC Davis Center for Equine Health. Dr. Mathieu Spriet showcased the latest in equine PET scanning technology.

Equine Specialists Host EHM Webinar for Horse Owners

April 13, 2021

On April 6, 2021, equine specialists from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine's Center for Equine Health, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, and the California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory joined with the California Department of Food and Agriculture to present “Update on Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy for Horse Owners.”

Dean Lairmore's COVID-19 Update - April 5, 2021

April 05, 2021
Dean Lairmore highlights recent research studies that demonstrate our global leadership in producing new knowledge to understand COVID-19 and the virus that causes it.

Getting Bella Back on Her Feet

March 31, 2021
Bella, a 20-year-old miniature donkey jenny, was brought to the UC Davis veterinary hospital for severe lameness and abnormally shaped hooves on all four feet.

Hospital Hosts Online Version of Veterinary Intern and Resident Research Day for 2021

March 30, 2021
On March 19, 2021, the UC Davis veterinary hospital virtually hosted its annual Gerald V. Ling Veterinary Intern and Resident Research Day (VIRRS). The day-long event featured short presentations of research findings from house officers (resident, fellow, intern) to fellow house officers, faculty, staff, students, and guests.

Equine Specialists Host EHM Webinar for Veterinarians

March 29, 2021
On March 26, 2021, equine specialists from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine's Center for Equine Health, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, and the California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory joined with the California Department of Food and Agriculture to present “Update on Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy for Equine Practitioners.”

School Updates its Visual Brand and Websites

March 29, 2021
UC Davis Veterinary Medicine is updating its look with a fresh visual identity that draws on the university’s new brand, takes advantage of design technology advancements, and includes a custom illustration of an ancient symbol. 

Unique Surgical Solutions Help Heal Dog’s Injured Wrists

March 26, 2021
Starlit Sky, 7-year-old female golden retriever, has not had it easy over the past three years since an initial injury to her front left carpus (wrist). Suspected of slipping on a tile floor, she hyperextended the carpal joint which caused her paw to collapse under her leg. The injury was so severe that one veterinarian suggested amputation. Several failed surgeries and a similar injury to her right leg for overcompensation left Starlit Sky in a constant state of pain – wearing braces and enduring rigorous rehabilitation activities, none of which seemed to ultimately solve the problems. Determined to not have this be her fate in life, Starlit Sky’s owner Patricia Chiara took their physical therapist’s advice and brought her to the UC Davis veterinary hospital for an evaluation.

UC Davis Presents National Veterinary Entrepreneurship Academy

March 24, 2021
University researchers, members of the veterinary and pet care industry, and government personnel can all benefit from learning more about how research breakthroughs and innovations can be brought to the marketplace.