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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Gemma Goesling, center, uses a stethoscope to listen to Drax the dogs heartbeat Saturday afternoon at the College of Veterinary Medicine Open House.

‘This makes me fall in love with vet med again’

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor April 4, 2022

Children donned surgical gowns, gloves and stethoscopes Saturday to get a glimpse into the life of a veterinarian with support from current WSU veterinary students. The College of Veterinary Medicine’s...

Third-year veterinary students will provide suture materials and instruments and show visitors how to administer sutures for the teddy bear surgery clinic.

College of Veterinary Medicine to host open house, teddy bear surgery

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor April 1, 2022

The WSU College of Veterinary Medicine is hosting an open house from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, giving community members the opportunity to practice surgery on stuffed animals, see an anatomically-painted...

The live animals are being kept at the Police Department and have been continuing to receive proper professional care from both the WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital and the Whitman County Humane Society.

Twelve animals found dead in apartment

LIAM CONNORS, Evergreen reporter March 22, 2022

Two residents from a Pullman apartment complex are being investigated for animal cruelty and neglect after police officers found 12 dead animals. The investigation began after an animal control officer...

Whitman County Humane Society is hoping to spay and neuter a group of 20 feral cats living in Moscow.

Humane society offers spay, neuter coupons to decrease overpopulation

CALLIE GERBER, Evergreen reporter March 10, 2022

Over the past three months, Whitman County Humane Society has cared for almost 40 puppies.  All of these were accidental litters or dogs that were dumped because they were never fixed, said...

Bruce’s aquarium in the VTH lobby has a rocky floor with four green plants, a rock platform above the water and a backdrop resembling a pond.

Turtle begins career as educational ambassador at Veterinary Teaching Hospital

LIAM CONNORS, Evergreen reporter February 18, 2022

Bruce the turtle is now adjusting to a life of education in the WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital lobby, after years in captivity. Dr. Marcie Logsdon, VTH exotics veterinarian, said Bruce was found outside...

Maddie, a 13-year-old lab mix, is instructed to walk on the underwater treadmill.

A dog’s recovery through a ruff time

TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter October 21, 2021

Maddie, a 13-year-old lab mix, obtained a fracture in her elbow as a puppy. Her elbow healed, but she later developed arthritis. Thanks to the WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Maddie’s quality of life...

Veterinary intern Dr. John Winter holds a Western painted turtle Wednesday afternoon outside the WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

Western painted turtle recovers at WSU vet hospital

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor September 27, 2021

Wildlife veterinarians at WSU’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital are helping a Western painted turtle recover from an animal attack that tore through its shell and soft tissue.  A good Samaritan found...

Staff members at the WSU VTH have to work in close proximity with each other while operating on injured and sick animals.

Veterinary hospital receives about 1,000 face masks

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter July 20, 2020

For the doctors and staff at the WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital, wearing a mask all day and working in close proximity is part of the job description. People have donated masks to the VTH when it...

 Charlie Powell, public information officer for the college of veterinary medicine, said the veterinary hospital is still open and treating emergency and urgent cases.

Vet hospital still running amid COVID-19 pandemic

AMAAN RAHMAN April 10, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, WSU’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital is open to emergency and urgent cases. Charlie Powell, public information officer for the College of Veterinary Medicine, said clinicians,...

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