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  • 10/15/2010 Home Page Free seminar helps horse owners learn basic and advanced care of the sick newborn foal

    AMES, Iowa – Dr. David Wong will give a free seminar on caring for the sick newborn foal on Tuesday, Nov. 2, at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine. The seminar, open to the public, will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the college’s Alumni Room located in the main building.

  • 09/24/2010 Home Page ISU Veterinarian Discusses Canine Genetic Diseases in AKC Podcast

    The AKC Canine Health Foundation has released another podcast in the Genome Barks series. Dr. Matthew Ellinwood, associate professor in the animal science department at Iowa State University and collaborator at ISU's College of Veterinary Medicine discusses genetic diseases in dogs. Genetic diseases can have devastating impact on an animal's health and well being. In the case of a genetic disease within a breed or within the breeding program of a dog breeder genetic diseases can be crippling to genetic progress. In this podcast, Dr.

  • 09/24/2010 Home Page Steering Students into Rural Veterinary Practice

    Hearing the initial predications about a shortage of food animal veterinarians six years ago, the veterinary students at Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine decided they weren’t going to sit on the fence and watch it happen. At least, not without doing their part to recruit students interested in rural veterinary medicine. Their efforts are making a difference.

  • 09/16/2010 Home Page ISU Veterinarian Discusses Antibiotic Resistance Issue in Podcast Produced by the American Veterinary Medical Association
  • 09/08/2010 Home Page Dean Candidates to Interview on Campus
  • 09/03/2010 Home Page BigBelly Arrives at Vet Med

  • 08/27/2010 Home Page ISU Veterinary Surgeon discusses Canine Cruciate Ligament Rupture and Hip Dysplasia in AKC Podcast

    Dr. Karl Kraus, board-certified veterinary surgeon at Iowa State University's Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center, is featured in this week's Genome Barks podcast produced by the American Kennel Club's Canine Health Foundation. In the podcast, the AKC and Dr. Kraus discuss canine cruciate ligament rupture and hip dysplasia -- symptoms, treatments and prevention.

  • 08/26/2010 Home Page Ackermann Honored as the 2010 Recipient of Pfizer Animal Health Research Award

    AMES, Iowa – Dr. Mark Ackermann, professor of veterinary pathology at Iowa State University, was selected as this year’s recipient of the Pfizer Animal Health Award for Research Excellence. The award, given annually, recognizes outstanding research effort and productivity.

    Dr. Ackermann’s research in animal diseases is represented by more than 115 publications and eight book chapters. His research and expertise in ovine and bovine respiratory diseases has attained national recognition.

  • 08/24/2010 Home Page Carver Trust Awards Grants to Iowa State University Researchers
  • 08/20/2010 Home Page Dr. Fred Sick Receives 2010 Switzer Award in Veterinary Medicine


    Dr. Fred Sick was recognized with the William P. Switzer Award in Veterinary Medicine on Aug. 13 at the college’s annual Research Day luncheon. The award, given annually, recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to society through their achievements, or have made major contributions to the enhancement of the College of Veterinary Medicine. The award was presented by Dr. Eldon Uhlenhopp, associate dean for Academic and Student Affairs, Outreach and Operations.