Tag: veterinary medicine

Virginia Tech’s Kathleen Alexander presents NSF funded human-wildlife interface projects on Capitol Hill

Kathleen Alexander, a veterinarian and wildlife professor at Virginia Tech, showcased some of her projects on Capitol Hill on April 26.


Virginia Tech veterinary college teams up with Saint Francis Service Dogs for new puppy raiser program

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech is partnering with a Roanoke-based nonprofit to raise three puppies for future service dog training.


Virginia Tech veterinary students take on weight loss challenge for their pet

A group of students at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech recently completed an animal health challenge much closer to home than their usual classroom and clinical experiences: They put their overweight pets on a diet.


Smithfield gift supports Virginia Tech research targeting swine health

A $1.4 million gift from Smithfield Foods Inc. will support antibiotic alternatives studies in the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine that will investigate methods to enhance animal well-being and production efficiency in swine-rearing operations.