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  • 12/19/2008 Home Page Iowa State veterinary medicine students excel in animal welfare judging and assessment

    AMES, Iowa -- Iowa State University veterinary medicine students took high honors at the Animal Welfare Judging and Assessment Competition recently. ISU-UNL second-year student Jennafer Glaesemann, Fairbury, Neb., placed first in the individual competition, and Iowa State's team placed second in the veterinary college competition.

  • 12/18/2008 Home Page After 45 years of service at ISU, veterinary medicine professor says goodbye

    AMES, Iowa -- Next month, when Dr. Nani Ghoshal retires after almost a half century of teaching at Iowa State University's College of Veterinary Medicine, he will leave his office for the last time.

    But through the many students he has taught, his legacy at the college will go on for many years.

    Ghoshal estimates that he has taught anatomy and other subjects to almost 5,000 students since he arrived at ISU in 1963. His students have gone on to practice veterinary medicine and other occupations in all of Iowa's 99 counties, most U.S. states and several foreign countries.

  • 10/29/2008 Home Page Iowa State University experts can discuss impact of California Prop 2

    AMES, Iowa -- The upcoming referendum on the ballot in California that, if passed, will change how livestock is confined could have a national effect on agriculture livestock operations.

    California Proposition 2 would set new standards for livestock farms, requiring all animals sufficient room to lie down, turn around and extend their legs or wings, starting in 2015. These changes would only affect animals raised in California. Strong support for the measure could encourage groups in other states to introduce similar proposals.

  • 10/24/2008 Home Page Veterinary Medicine Honors Distinguished Alumni

    Three veterinarians recently were recognized with Iowa State University’s premier honor awarded to outstanding veterinary alumni. The Stange Award for Meritorious Service in Veterinary Medicine recognizes distinguished alumni for outstanding professional achievements. The award is the highest honor given to alumni of Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. It was presented during special ceremonies held by the university and the college on Oct. 24.

     

  • Home Page Keeping canines healthy -- canine teeth, that is
  • Home Page Ophthalmologist expands specialty services at ISU Veterinary Medical Center

    Ames, Iowa – Dr. Robert David Whitley, DVM, MS, a board-certified veterinary ophthalmologist, has joined the faculty at the Dr. W. Eugene and Linda Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) at Iowa State University. He is the second board-certified ophthalmologist on staff and was hired to meet an increased demand in specialty eye care for pets.

  • Home Page VMC Announces New Fee Structure for Small Animal Emergency Service

    Responding to the needs of clients and their pets in this challenging economic time, the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center at Iowa State University has implemented a new emergency visit package that will reduce the cost of the first visit, effective July 1, 2009.

  • Home Page Alumni Donate Book Proceeds to College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Home Page Pizza Ranch for Wildlife May 11th

     

    The Wildlife Care Clinic is hosting a Pizza Ranch Fundraiser, where 10% of the profits will go to the WCC. Come and meet the staff, volunteers, buy some WCC merchandise, eat great food, and help out your local wildlife! So, tell your friends, family members, and anyone who just likes to eat Pizza Ranch in general, to go there on May 11th between 5pm and 9pm! If you have any questions, contact us at wcc@iastate.edu or 515-294-4009. Hope to see you there!!

     

  • Home Page Electronics For Wildlife

    Have any old, used, or broken electronics?  Donate them to the Wildlife Care Clinic's newest fundraiser, Electronics For Wildlife!  

     

    We are wanting any types of cell phones, cameras, or ink cartridges.  They DO NOT have to be in working order.  

    There is a box in the WCC for electronics, or you can leave them in our mailbox in the Small Animal Hospital.