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Baton Rouge, La.—The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine announces its third artist-in-residence, Dr. Brandon Kilbourne, a poet and evolutionary biologist who serves as a research biologist and administrator at the Museum of Natural History in Berlin, Germany. Dr. Kilbourne will be in residence from Monday, April 1 to Tuesday, April 30, 2024.

Rieka (pronounced Reeka), a 2-year-old German shepherd dog, was treated by LSU Vet Med's Integrative Medicine Service after an injury and has made a full recovery.

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine and national nonprofit, Petco Love, are partnering to improve the health and wellness of pets through the new Petco Love and LSU Community Outreach Veterinary Program. Thanks to a $665,000 investment to the LSU Foundation by Petco Love, a veterinary faculty position was created and a newly purchased mobile clinic is now heading into surrounding communities to provide essential veterinary health care for pets.

LSU Football Coach Brian Kelly released a bald eagle treated by the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine's Wildlife Hospital on Friday, February 2 at 9 a.m. on the levee near LSU Vet Med.

Joseph Taboada, DVM, DACVIM, has retired after more than 35 years on the faculty of the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Taboada joined the faculty as an assistant professor of small animal internal medicine in July 1988. In his time at LSU Vet Med, he was promoted to full professor and served as both the associate dean for student and academic affairs and associate dean for academic affairs and accreditation.

LSU has decided to close campus January 16 due to severe winter weather. LSU Vet Med is adjusting accordingly. Please review the message below.

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine asks pet owners to protect their pets against the extreme cold.

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine is asking artists from around the world to enter its 30th Annual International Exhibition on Animals in Art, which will run from May 11 through June 2, 2024. The exhibition is free and open to the public.

Baton Rouge, La.— Musician-composer Charlie Rauh composed 13 miniature songs written for solo guitar and LSU A Cappella Choir members resulting in Theoria, an album that arose out of Rauh’s artist’s residency at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, where he set out to musically translate the work being done at LSU Vet Med. The album, released this month by Destiny Records, is available on all streaming platforms.

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine is pleased to announce that Bunnie Cannon has been promoted to the role of assistant dean for outreach and strategic initiatives, and Levent Dirikolu, DVM, MVSc, PhD, is the inaugural director of clinical research for the new LSU Vet Med Center for Clinical Innovation.

On December 15, 2023, the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine conferred four degrees: three PhD degrees and one Master’s degree.

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine wants to keep pet owners informed about Atypical Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease Complex (aCIRDC), which has been seen in 14 states but has yet to reach Louisiana. With a focus on prevalence, clinical signs, pathogenesis, screening, treatment, and prevention, LSU Vet Med aims to educate the public on this concerning issue.

 

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