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There are several ways to engage with UC Davis SVM as an Alumnus and show your Aggie pride! From volunteering or mentoring current students to serving on a committee or attending various alum events. The Alumni Engagement team serves and engages our 5,000+ living alums across the country to further foster mutually beneficial relationships and increase pride among all our alums for their alma mater. 

How Dogs Led the Way to Human Clinical Trials

Each year, more than 6 million dogs in the US will be diagnosed with cancer. In fact, about half of all dogs over the age of 10 will eventually develop some form of cancer. This is always a stressful situation for the animals’ owners who must make complex and difficult decisions about how to treat their pet.

Radiation Therapy Successful in Treating Dog’s Rare Cancer

Charlotte, a 7-year-old Cavalier King Charles spaniel, was always a happy and healthy dog. Last summer, her owners Lannis and Jamie Pope noticed a small (but growing), discolored dot on her nostril that seemed to cause her nose to run excessively. After taking her to their primary veterinarian, where it was determined to be cancerous after a basic lab result, the Popes sought an advanced diagnosis from the oncology specialists at the UC Davis veterinary hospital.

A Dog’s Tale of Her Journey Back to Health

Sadie Mae, a Catahoula/Rottweiler mix, narrates a tale of her journey through cancer treatments. Along the way, she tells you of her relationship with her owner and the care she got at the UC Davis veterinary hospital.