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Rhinos’ plight inspires children’s book
March 20, 2015
Veterinary Medicine researcher Robin Radcliffe has written and illustrated a book for Indonesian children to raise awareness of native rhinoceroses that are being hunted to extinction.
Animal scientist Patrick Concannon dies at 73
March 13, 2015
Patrick W. Concannon, Ph.D. ’71, a visiting fellow and emeritus faculty member in Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine, died Feb. 23 in St. Petersburg, Florida, at age 73.
Iconic veterinary professor Francis H. Fox dies at 92
March 16, 2015
Francis H. Fox, DVM ’45, professor emeritus of large animal medicine in the College of Veterinary Medicine, died March 13 in Ithaca at the age of 92. A widely respected professor at Cornell University from 1947 to 1992, he continued to be a prominent figure for many years after his retirement.
Rare canine open-heart surgery succeeds
December 18, 2014
Esme’s future now looks bright, as the Chin received a rare and successful seven-hour open-heart surgery at Cornell’s Hospital for Animals and was released with a healthy prognosis.
Virus causing mass Cape Cod duck die-offs identified
December 18, 2014
Since 1998, thousands of dead eider ducks have been washing up every year on Cape Cod’s beaches. Scientists have pinned down one of the agents responsible: Wellfleet Bay virus.
CUVS receives top emergency and critical care distinction
November 26, 2014
Cornell University Veterinary Specialists (CUVS) has received Level 1 certification from the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society.