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A Journey Together

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A Journey Together In service to others, inmates train service dogs. All emerge with lives transformed. She couldn’t leave her house alone, drive long distances by herself, or enter a dark room. That is, until …

Rayne, border collie patient of UW Veterinary Care

‘Always by My Side’

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Patients of UW Veterinary Care have a range of occupations: faithful companions, heroic public servants, and devoted service animals, to name a few. Rayne, a six-year-old border collie, spends her days herding cattle at Sunnybrook …

Photo: cat Cocoa Puff

‘A Culture of Compassion’

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When Geri Naymick learned that a memorial gift had been made to the School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) in memory of her cat Cocoa Puff by the team at Oregon Veterinary Clinic, she was beyond …


Loyalty at Length

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Mickey Michuda hasn’t always been a cat person. It was dogs who first held her heart, until she met her late husband Jim Baughman in 1990. As Michuda and Baughman began spending more time together, …

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine students in the classroom

Prioritizing Student Support

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Rebecca Brotzman DVM’07 can remember the pride she felt at the 2007 School of Veterinary Medicine Celebration of Excellence when, as a soon-to-be graduate, she was presented with an award for clinical proficiency in bovine …