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Veterinary Teaching Hospital gets a new underwater treadmill

Veterinary Teaching Hospital gets a new underwater treadmill. After 20 years of daily use, the existing underwater treadmill needed to be replaced within the rehabilitation service…

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniels Healthy Heart Study

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…

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Frank Beamer and the Virginia Tech Therapy Dogs Have a Message for You

Former Head Football Coach Frank Beamer and the Virginia Tech Therapy Dogs have a message to share with Hokies everywhere about working together to stay safe during COVID-19.

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Moose celebrates 8th birthday

Moose is a yellow Labrador Retriever who serves full-time as a therapy dog for Cook Counseling Center. He celebrated his 8th birthday on February 13th.

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Growley's Valentine's Day Playdate

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

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New pressure sensor walkway enhances canine gait analysis

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…

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Improving mobility and quality of life for retired service dog

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…

From  Megan Zalecki 2 likes 516 plays

HokieTalks: Cancer Research- Dogs lead the way for cures in humans

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…

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Study

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…

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Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine holds the first "Puppy Palooza"

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…

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Virginia Tech veterinarians and technicians build emergency relief shelters for local dogs in crisis

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…

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Growley's 6th Birthday Party

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…

From  Erin Williams 1 likes 395 plays

Moose the Therapy Dog named VVMA 2019 Animal Hero

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…

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Growley II Gives Out Valentines

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…

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Zuka becomes the Virginia Tech Police Department’s newest K-9

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.

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Helping shelter dogs shed their stress

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.

From  Raymond Meese 1 likes 491 plays