A newsletter for friends of the school.
The school’s flagship publication, On Call is produced tri-annually (spring, summer, and winter) for friends of the UW School of Veterinary Medicine. It includes the latest news on the school’s ground-breaking research; world-class faculty, staff, and students; exceptional alumni; and outstanding donors, as well as other news about what’s going on at the school.
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Selection of On Call Articles
Buss Receives Farm Bureau’s ‘Distinguished Service to Agriculture’ Award
WISCONSIN DELLS – The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation (WFBF) presented Daryl D. Buss with the “Distinguished Service to Agriculture" award during the organization’s 93rd Annual Meeting in Wisconsin Dells on December 2. The Distinguished Service to Agriculture is awarded to … Continue reading -
Unique Team Saves Dog’s Failing Heart
It is said the heart works in mysterious ways. Unfortunately for Grey, a young and seemingly healthy German short-haired pointer, those mysterious ways were killing him. It would take the collaboration and innovation of experts from across the board to … Continue reading -
Research Training Grant Opens Doors for Veterinary Students
“After four years of accumulating veterinary school loans and working at a minimal salary as a resident, it would be impossible to enter graduate school without financial support.” Sara Colopy, a recent Ph.D. graduate and clinical instructor at the UW … Continue reading -
UW Veterinary Care Honored by 2012 Best of Madison Poll
The UW Veterinary Care Teaching Hospital took the silver award in the veterinarian category for the 2012 Best of Madison, an annual readers’ poll conducted by Madison Magazine. This achievement would not have been possible without the caring pet owners, … Continue reading -
A Passion for Animals Benefits the Hospital
John and Kristina Murphy let their devotion show through everything they do. At their home in East Troy, Wisconsin, their family of pets is largely rescue animals, including a poodle from a puppy mill and a cat with a fierce … Continue reading -
Ensuring a Future
Few of us can resist a golden retriever. Big, lovable, friendly. When Linda Nelson visited Malagold Kennels in DeForest, she expected to come home with a female golden retriever puppy. Instead, she met a herd of adults, discovered no puppies … Continue reading -
Jean Sander, DVM 1987, Takes on Deanship at Oklahoma State
“It was one of those journeys I didn’t expect, but it has been perfect.” When Jean Sander, DVM 1987, decided to switch careers and pursue veterinary medicine, she had no idea that her new path would lead her to one … Continue reading -
SVM’s Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Earns High Academic Marks
Recent findings from the Academic Analytics 2010 Database (AAD 2010) show that the Comparative Biomedical Sciences graduate program at the UW School of Veterinary Medicine is a top-ranked program. Both locally and on the national level, the program received top … Continue reading -
AVMA Convention Honors Two SVM alumni
The awards ceremony for the American Veterinary medical Association’s (AVMA) Annual Convention, held this year in San Diego, California, honored some of the nation’s top veterinarians. Among these distinguished recipients were Heather Wamsley and Vicki Wilke, two UW School … Continue reading -
Shelter Cats Benefit from Vet’s Long, Close Web of Human Relationships
You hear “university veterinary dermatologist,” and you might think “ivory tower,” a scientist surrounded by lab dishes, isolated from the real world. Karen Moriello, a clinical professor at the UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, works with samples taken from cats … Continue reading -