Tag Veterinary medicine

Shelter Medicine, WVDL assist Dane County shelter with dog illness

September 9, 2017

“The shelter was on top of this very quickly,” says clinical assistant professor Sandra Newbury, who has been leading the response.

Mosquito-spread encephalitis found in Wisconsin horses

July 28, 2017

A wet and warm summer — much like last year, when EEE virus infected 18 horses in 11 Wisconsin counties — makes for good mosquito habitat and conditions conducive to the spread of viruses like EEE and West Nile virus.

UW program aims to update buildings so dairy cows can be happy

May 9, 2017

Wisconsin farmers consult with the UW's Nigel Cook, an expert in scientific treatment of dairy cows — which, Cook says, is sensible, humane ­­­­and profitable all at once.

Simpler detection for ketosis helps support state dairies

March 30, 2017

“Advances like KetoMonitor help us keep the herd healthy, and allow us to stay competitive,” says Roxbury dairy farmer Mitch Breunig. “That’s the kind of help we really need.”

Health care is for the police dogs of Wisconsin, too

March 23, 2017

“It helped us save his career,” says a Jefferson County sheriff's deputy. “He’s bounced back to a point where he seems better than he was as a puppy.”

UW identifies flu strain affecting NYC shelter cats as H7N2 influenza

December 16, 2016

"Influenza infection is unlikely in cats that have not had contact with cats from New York City’s Manhattan Animal Care Center," says a UW veterinary professor.

New virus found during investigation into largemouth bass fish kill

August 5, 2016

The virus has been identified in association with a die-off of largemouth bass in Pine Lake in Wisconsin’s Forest County.

Kawaoka to receive Japan Academy award, presented by Emperor and Empress

June 22, 2016

Yoshihiro Kawaoka was chosen for his fundamental studies of the influenza virus leading to improved vaccines and better understanding of pandemic flu.

Scientists describe new model to enhance Zika virus research

April 19, 2016

The model will allow researchers to better understand how the virus causes disease and aid in the development of vaccines.