Posts with tag UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

Pint poses while his team practices in the background.

Look! There’s a Dog on the Football Field!

What’s a dog – a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever to be specific – doing on the sidelines of a college football game? That’s what you might be asking yourself if you’re at a University of California, Davis, football game in the fall. Watch until the kickoff, and you’ll soon find out. He’s retrieving, of course…. read more

UC Davis Veterinarian Offers Innovative Cancer Treatment

Things were not looking good for Barkely in March 2012. This 9-year-old male chocolate Labrador retriever was diagnosed with nasal adenocarcinoma, a cancer inside his nasal cavity. After a year of treatment with chemotherapy by his referring veterinarian, Barkley’s clinical signs were progressing and he was brought to the UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital… read more

UC Davis Helps Rescued Dog See Again

It’s said that breakups are hardest on the kids, or in this case, the dog. In late 2012, Hank, a 5-year-old German Shorthaired Pointer, lost his home due to a breakup. The NorCal GSP Rescue in Menlo Park, Calif., took him in and quickly got him some much-needed help. That initial help, though, wasn’t a… read more

After Long Journey, Abused Dog Is Happy and Healthy

Claudia’s granddaughter Arianna, 9, has continually asked her grandparents for a dog as a birthday or Christmas present. Even though Arianna has aspirations of being a veterinarian and is great with animals, Claudia (who asked that her last name not be used) knew that a 9-year-old wasn’t ready to take on full responsibility of owning… read more