Tag Veterinary medicine

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.

Veterinary medicine partnership with community saves baby crane

December 18, 2015

A young Wisconsin sandhill crane is back to full health and flying south for the winter thanks to a partnership with the School of Veterinary medicine.