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Equine Specialists Host EHM Webinar for Horse Owners

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.”

Getting Bella Back on Her Feet

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.

Equine Specialists Host EHM Webinar for Veterinarians

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

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

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.

School Diversity Information and Resources

UC Davis Veterinary Medicine is a community that prides itself on its diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), and understands that we are comprised of individuals having many perspectives and identities. The commitment to social justice through DEI is ongoing, with a mandate from the school’s strategic plan and direction provided by the Community Council.

Thirteen Veterinary Students Receive Zoetis Scholarships

Thirteen DVM students from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine have been selected as recipients of the 2021 Zoetis Veterinary Student Scholars Award. Applications were submitted by more than 1,200 second- and third-year veterinary students from veterinary schools in the United States and the Caribbean. The 13 UC Davis winners are part of 315 total recipients. Each will receive a scholarship of $2,000.