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Morrie Waud Match

  All gifts and pledges of $5,000 or more qualify for a 1:1 match Morrie Waud, long-time friend and donor to the UW School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM), has committed $5 million to match gifts …

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Veterinary Superheroes

Karen Walsh and Jim Berbee grew up in the company of animals, and they surround themselves with many furry friends today — two dogs and dozens of foster cats and kittens. They are truly animal lovers, and …

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Program Seeks $115 Million for Upgrade

(Phyllis DeGioia/VIN News Service) The University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine proposes to spend $115 million to double the size of its small animal clinic and upgrade its large animal facilities. UW Veterinary Care, …

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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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A Better Life for Bruce

The story of Bruce, a young domestic shorthair, is one you may have heard before. One day, a bedraggled tomcat wanders onto the porch of a kind-hearted couple. He makes return visits in the coming …

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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 …