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March 13, 2017

The University of California Davis is embarking on a $508 million overhaul to its Veterinary Medical Center.

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March 09, 2017

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to grow into your job in a field like One Health that’s growing too, then let these stories from graduates of the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine lead your way to a clearer understanding and some inspiration.  

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March 08, 2017

Last year, researchers from the University of California (UC), Davis, performed the first-ever positron emission tomography (PET) scan on a horse. In human medicine, physicians use this technology to diagnose conditions ranging from cancer to brain damage to heart and bone problems. It had never been applied to horses for logistical reasons, but a recently developed portable scanner is changing that.

Veterinary Medicine Student Services and Administration Center

March 07, 2017

The Veterinary Medicine Student Services and Administration Center houses 100 staff and school leaders dedicated to providing a range of services and support for the school’s community of students, faculty and staff. The center brings together teams currently housed in multiple locations, promoting easier communications and collaborations, and increase efficiencies.

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March 07, 2017

For the third year in a row, UC Davis has been ranked the #1 veterinary school in the world according to QS World University Rankings.

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March 07, 2017

The cost of a quality professional education can be a significant impediment for DVM students as they strive to reach their dream of becoming veterinarians. The school has taken multiple steps to increase financial aid and scholarship support, stabilizing tuition and fees, and reducing their financial burden.

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A Tale of Two Doctors, Two Species, and Countless Potential Cures

March 06, 2017

Humans aren’t the only species to experience craniomaxillofacial disorders. Puppies can be born with congenital birth defects of cleft palate; cats suffer an oral immune disease that is analagous to a human condition. Fortunately, veterinary medicine has discovered a lot in the research and treatment of these various conditions that can translate to helping humans. 

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March 02, 2017

Every pet parent will eventually experience the shock of an unexpected veterinarian bill. The situation can make you feel helpless. Dr. Blythe Jurewicz with UC Davis' Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital said pet insurance is a great option and can help owners who find themselves in an emergency.

Surgeons Remove Cancerous Tumor in Dog

March 01, 2017
Oakley, a 5-year-old female boxer, was diagnosed with a mast cell tumor in January 2017. Mast cell tumors are the most common tumor of the skin in dogs.

Orthopedic Surgeons Fix Dog’s Deformed Legs

March 01, 2017

Jasper Grimm, a male Newfoundland, routinely showed lameness in his pelvic limbs after exercise throughout his young life. At 6 months of age, he went to his veterinarian for bilateral stifle (knee) joint effusion and the start of femoral deformities making it difficult for Jasper Grimm to get up and walk normally. Shortly thereafter, in August 2016, his owner decided to have him evaluated by orthopedic surgeons at the UC Davis veterinary hospital.

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February 28, 2017

With their keen sense of smell, dogs can be helpful in some situations to screen for contaminants on fresh produce.

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February 21, 2017

The story of a showjumper whose life was threatened by eyesight issues has been told in a new book, which will benefit an equine ophthalmology clinic.