Ask a UW Veterinarian: Problems of the Prostate

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The question below was featured in the Spring 2019 issue of On Call, the magazine for friends of the UW School of Veterinary Medicine. This expert response comes from clinical assistant professors and board-certified specialists …

Dog With Broken Jaw, Matted Fur, Dental Infection Found on Side of Highway 12

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The Sauk County Humane Society is asking for the public's help in funding the medical bills for a dog they found abandoned and abused. Jerry is now in surgery at University of Wisconsin Veterinary Care. Vets say most of his teeth will need to be removed because they are so badly infected and fur is so entangled in some of his teeth. His jaw is also broken.

Study: Vaccines Could Prevent Cancer in Dogs, Eventually Humans

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A "paradigm shift" in cancer research, the new technology could prevent cancer from developing by training the immune system to kill cells while they're small. Three veterinary centers from across the country, including the UW School of Veterinary Medicine, are participating in the five-year study — the largest clinical trial of a veterinary medicine in history.
A woman veterinarian poses with dog seated on a white, modern TomoTherapy machine

Cancer Crusaders

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How today’s canine patients help to advance better cancer therapies for pets and people Rex, a five-year-old Cane Corso weighing in at 100 pounds, had a summer to remember in 2018. Swimming in Lake Michigan, …