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School Diversity Information and Resources

March 19, 2021
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

March 18, 2021
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.

Dean Lairmore's COVID-19 Update - March 15, 2021

March 15, 2021
It’s been a joy to not just see signs of spring, but to see signs of change with this pandemic. I do not know what life is going to look like six months from now, but I do have hope that even if we’re still wearing masks that life will be back to some semblance of normalcy.

A Soft Place to Land

March 09, 2021
Keeping collars, tags and other items associated with your pet is a healthy way to process the loss of a being that provided unconditional love, according to Florence Soares-Dabalos, client support and wellness professional at William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital at UC Davis.

UC Davis Treats Kangaroo from Sacramento Zoo

March 03, 2021
Brodie, an approximately 10-year-old female kangaroo from the Sacramento Zoo, was brought to the UC Davis veterinary hospital this week for further evaluation of a suspected mass near her heart.

Team of Specialists Save Mare and Foal in Difficult Birth

February 25, 2021
When Bella, a 7-year-old Thoroughbred maiden mare, went into labor last month, her owners Tom and Nicole Bachman were excited and sprang into action. But they soon realized something was terribly wrong.

Hunting for a Reprieve from Cancer

February 23, 2021
As a bird dog, Josie is one of the best. The 9-year-old chocolate lab goes everywhere with her owner and is a popular guest at the Cordelia Duck Club, tucked away in the Suisun Marsh. She is very social, extremely good at her sport and would really be missed if she weren’t around.

We Have A Lot to Learn from Dogs Fighting Cancer

February 23, 2021
When it comes to dog years, cancer can have a big impact. Dogs 10 years and older have a 50% chance of dying from cancer, and human oncologists are studying the disease in canines in the hopes of benefiting both animals and humans.