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Kate Meurs

Feb 1, 2021

Meurs Receives Distinguished Professorship in Comparative Medicine

Kate Meurs, who first came to the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine as a small animal intern and now serves as the senior associate dean for research and graduate studies, has been named the Randall B. Terry Jr. Distinguished Professor in Comparative Medicine. Her ongoing, groundbreaking research broadens understanding of genetic disease in companion animals, information that often has potential to guide treatment of human disease. 

Odin the ferret being prepped for radiation therapy

Jan 25, 2021

Keeping Odin the Ferret in Charge

Odin is recovering well after a tumor was removed from near his heart. The furry little guy owes his improved health to the expert care found at the NC State Veterinary Hospital, as well as support from the Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo Cancer Treatment Fund. 

Dog running toward two people

Jan 11, 2021

A Donation That Tugs at the Heartstrings

Jim and Alex Davis felt overwhelming relief and deep appreciation after NC State Veterinary Hospital helped their longhaired dachshund recover from a bulging disc. The couple decided to show their gratitude by honoring the hospital’s neurology services team through annual gifts. 

Annalee Thomasson with her Labrador mix, Kenya, outside at the NC State Veterinary Hospital.

Dec 8, 2020

During Family’s Challenging Year, Always Thankful for Kenya

Thanks to the expert clinicians at the NC State Veterinary Hospital and help from the Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo Cancer Treatment Fund, the Thomassons received the emotional and financial support they needed to provide the best care for their dog. 

Fluffy the rabbit

Dec 1, 2020

Cancer Surgery at NC State Protects Remarkable Bond With Beloved Rabbit

Joslin Rosa-Rios and her pet rabbit, Fluffy, are inseparable. NC State Veterinary Hospital’s clinical expertise, along with financial assistance from the Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo Cancer Treatment Fund, is ensuring they stay that way. 

Paola Cruz Ramos

Nov 17, 2020

Annable Scholar Guided by Power of Positive Thinking

Paola Cruz Ramos has come a long way from her home in Guayama, Puerto Rico, by following her personal motto of “always try.” That’s paid off in the form of a spot in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s class of 2022 — and a scholarship. As an Annable Scholar, Cruz Ramos keeps donors Ross and Michele Annable in mind as she achieves her goals. 

Faculty and staff working at computers

Nov 10, 2020

Saving the Irreplaceable Rowdy

When her Staffordshire terrier Rowdy developed a fast-growing cancerous tumor, Jennifer Beard feared that she might be losing her beloved friend. Thanks to expert treatment at NC State Veterinary Hospital and assistance from the Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo Cancer Treatment Fund, things are looking up. 

Alex Grobman outdoor portrait

Oct 13, 2020

Annable Scholar Explores New Ways to Help Others

Thanks to support from the Annable Scholarship, third-year student Alex Grobman has been able to focus her time at the College of Veterinary Medicine on horses, as president of the equine club and a volunteer with Horseman’s Youth Day. 

Ebony Jones portrait

Sep 29, 2020

Strength in Diversity: Jones Awarded First Hanner Scholarship

Tracy Hanner, the College of Veterinary Medicine’s first Black graduate, has advocated for diversity and inclusion in the veterinary profession for decades. Now, Ebony Jones, the inaugural recipient of the Hanner Scholarship, is helping to pick up his mantle. 

Jennifer Smith sitting on a bench with a small white dog

Sep 29, 2020

Scholarship Endowment Celebrates Education’s Everlasting Impact

Jennifer Smith and her husband, Tom, have established the Richard V. Hodges Scholarship Endowment at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine in memory of her father. In addition to recognizing the importance her father placed on education, the scholarship reflects Smith’s commitment to animal welfare as a longtime advocate for animal rescue organizations.