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Wildlife Win-Win

From a badger to bald eagle, new partnership yields advanced veterinary care for the animals of a Wisconsin educational center – and broader learning opportunities for SVM clinical trainees. As the temperature hovers around 20 …

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Happier Cows, Healthier People

A growing population is placing greater demands than ever on our food supply. But along with that increased demand is a greater desire to know where our food comes from, and an awareness of the …

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A Course of Her Own Making

Jane Renee (JR) Lund’s MS’07, DVM’07 latest adventure, a residency in diagnostic imaging, is many years in the making. In the ten years since graduating with her DVM/MS, Lund has charted her career course like …

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Better Life for Bruce

A neurologist at the SVM has developed an easier, less stressful way to give cats seizure medication and is working to prove its effectiveness through a clinical study — with promising results. The story of …

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The Long Leash of the Law

Some of the most important members of Wisconsin’s police departments walk on four legs. Canine — or “K9” — cops perform crowd control, sniff out drugs and bombs, track suspects and missing persons, and help …

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Fighting Enigmatic Viruses

The mosquito-borne Zika virus, which has been linked to cases of babies born with underdeveloped brains and small heads, reached pandemic proportions in 2016. But before Zika started making international headlines, scientists at the School …

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Next Level of Cancer Care

We partnered with the creators of TomoTherapy, a CT-guided, pinpoint-accurate radiation treatment, to test its ability to target cancer cells while avoiding healthy ones. In fact, our success in treating canine patients led to this technology …

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Commitment to Wisconsin

The UW School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) is ranked fifth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. QS World University Rankings puts the school at 24th in the world. And while the SVM’s …

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Healing All Worlds

What’s good medicine for animals often turns out to be good for humans as well. This is something that the UW School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) has been demonstrating for a long time. And right …

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Future of Farming is Digital

Faculty, staff, and students at the School of Veterinary Medicine are merging old knowledge with new technology to shape the future of modern dairy farming. Our Food Animal Production Medicine program has developed eight iPad …