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    Cavalier King Charles Spaniels Healthy Heart Study , video

    The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech is seeking healthy Cavalier King Charles spaniels for a long-term study using specialized software and 3D echocardiogram to try to predict future onset and severity of mitral valve disease. Learn more about the study →

    Date: Jan 05, 2021
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    Growley's Valentine's Day Playdate , video

    Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets ambassador, Growley II, meets his date for the night’s Military Ball.

    Date: Feb 14, 2020
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    New pressure sensor walkway enhances canine gait analysis , video

    The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech is testing whether our new pressure sensor walkway can help differentiate neurological versus orthopedic causes of hind limb problems in dogs.

    Date: Jan 28, 2020
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    Improving mobility and quality of life for retired service dog , video

    An 11-year-old black Labrador retriever, Saint, is a retired service dog from Saint Francis Service Dogs of Roanoke, Virginia. When he began experiencing mobility issues and hind limb weakness, his new owner sought out rehab services to improve Saint’s quality of life. Now that Saint regularly visits the veterinary college’s Rehabilitation service (https://www.vetmed.vt.edu/vth/services/rehabilitation/), he has made a significant turnaround. “He has a job again,” said Flori Bliss, a licensed veterinary technician who works with Saint. “He really lights up.”

    Date: Jan 10, 2020
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    HokieTalks: Cancer Research- Dogs lead the way for cures in humans , video

    Nick Dervisis, Assistant Professor of Small Animal Clinical Sciences in the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, presented during the 2019 HokieTalks. Watch his talk, "Cancer Research: Dogs lead the way for cures in humans."

    Date: Nov 13, 2019
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    Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Study , video

    The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech is seeking healthy Cavalier King Charles Spaniels for a long-term study using specialized software and 3D echocardiogram to try to predict future onset and severity of mitral valve disease.

    Date: Nov 08, 2019
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    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine holds the first "Puppy Palooza" , video

    The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine held the first ever "Puppy Palooza" for students to get hands-on experience handling puppies and working with breeders. Students performed physical examinations and vaccinations on Golden Retriever, German Shepherd, and Australian Shepherd puppies.

    Date: Oct 10, 2019
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    Virginia Tech veterinarians and technicians build emergency relief shelters for local dogs in crisis , video

    A group of Virginia Tech veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and veterinary students, along with four carpenters/contractors and other volunteers, worked together to build 100 emergency dog shelters for dogs enduring crisis living conditions in underserved rural counties.

    Date: May 24, 2019
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    Growley's 6th Birthday Party , video

    It's a pawty! Growley II, canine ambassador for the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets, celebrates his 6th birthday with a party outside the Graduate Life Center. Party-goers and their dogs play games, eat treats and take pictures with the birthday boy.

    Date: Apr 25, 2019
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    Moose the Therapy Dog named VVMA 2019 Animal Hero , video

    Cook Counseling Center's therapy dog Moose was recently awarded the Virginia Veterinary Medical Associations for his dedication to the mental well-being of students, staff, and overall community at Virginia Tech. Trent Davis says Moose is an important part in animal assisted therapy, and has paved the way for two other dogs, Derek and Wagner.

    Date: Mar 01, 2019
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    Growley II Gives Out Valentines , video

    For Valentine's Day, Growley II, canine ambassador for the Corps of Cadets, took to campus to hand out lollipops and show some Hokie love. He even made his way to Burruss Hall to wish President Tim Sands a Happy Valentine's Day.

    Date: Feb 15, 2019
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    Zuka becomes the Virginia Tech Police Department’s newest K-9 , video

    Zuka, a 16-month-old German Shepherd, joins the Virginia Tech Police Department as an apprehension and narcotic detection K-9. He is the third K-9 currently in the department.

    Date: Jan 17, 2019
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    Helping shelter dogs shed their stress , video

    Much has been written about the benefits that dogs bring to our lives. Erica Feuerbacher’s mission is to help humans make life better for dogs.

    Date: Nov 15, 2018
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    VR brings anatomy to life for Vet Med students , video

    A new virtual reality device is bringing a dog’s anatomy to life for students in the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech. By slipping on a VR headset, veterinary students can move through layers of tissues, zoom in on certain organs and literally step inside parts of a virtual dog’s body.

    Date: Oct 17, 2018