Veterinary Medicine: Setting the Standard of Excellence
Veterinary Hospital Care Breaking Ground
Imagine a comprehensive center for veterinary medicine unlike any in the world: one that sets the gold standard of care while defining the state of the art in clinical research and education. A center of healing, where clients trust that their beloved animals—from parakeets to Thoroughbreds—will be treated with unparalleled expertise and compassion.
The University of California, Davis, tops the world in veterinary science, according to the 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject released today (March 3). QS, or Quacquarelli Symonds, is considered one of the most influential international university rankings providers.
The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) has named Dr. Peter J. Havel from the University of California, Davis, College of Veterinary Medicine as the recipient of the 2020 AAVMC Excellence in Research Award.
Nevada County’s only K-9 dog patrolling regional state parks has been diagnosed with myasthenia gravis, a neuromuscular disease. Patrol dog Miro was treated and eventually released from UC Davis Veterinary Teaching Hospital and is recovering at home with his handler, state parks Ranger Martin Gilbertson.
The wildfires have ravaged natural habitat for wildlife indigenous to Australia and now groups from the states are doing what they can to help. Erin Brady is the Home Economics teacher at Spring View Middle School in Rocklin.
Before receiving an achievement award last week at this year’s Palm Springs International Film Festival for her starring role as Judy Garland in the Hollywood biopic “Judy,” Renee Zellweger noted that her dog had recently been treated in the Sacramento area.
A handful of lucky pets rescued from Northern California’s Camp Fire last month are healing with the help of a procedure that — until now — had never been done on cats or dogs. Jamie Peyton, a UC Davis veterinarian, had success last year using the unconventional fish skin technique on rescued from fires — so this year, as injured animals poured into the hospital in Chico, she volunteered to give the method a try on household pets.
The UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, in collaboration with LONGMILE Veterinary Imaging, has completed the first phase of the validation of the MILE-PET, the first positron emission tomography (PET) scanner specifically designed to image the limbs of standing horses, using light sedation, eliminating the need for anesthesia.