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Exotic Animal Medicine

A brunette female veterinarian wearing a black shirt stands in front of a flamingo enclosure at a zoo.

Oct 26, 2023

Veterinary Medicine, Done ‘Taylor’s Way’

The Greensboro Science Center’s new head veterinarian Dr. Taylor Gregory, an NC State alumna, has taken an unconventional route through her early career but one that's proudly her own. 

doctor foster and crew members break ground

Nov 30, 2021

NC State Veterinary Medicine News and Updates, November 2021

A new class of Annable Scholars, coyotes in Raleigh and more from a busy month on campus. 


Nov 12, 2021

Coyotes in the Raleigh Area: What You Need to Know

Heard or seen a coyote lately? Here's insight on going on and what pet owners should know about the risk of a coyote encounter. 

Corn snake

Jul 16, 2021

Video: On World Snake Day, a Close Look at N.C. Snakes and Safety

July 16 marks World Snake Day, which has a goal of furthering understanding and respect for the species. 

Corn snake

Jun 1, 2021

North Carolina Snakes: Everything You Need To Know

The CVM's resident snake guy, professor Greg Lewbart, talks about snake activity during the summer, the biggest misconceptions about the species and more. 

Southern Copperhead

May 13, 2021

Saving Snakes from Spherical Snacks

In a new study, Greg Lewbart and his four co-authors described four case studies where non-surgical attempts were made to remove golf balls from the digestive tracts of snakes. 

Liliya Nusbaum

May 4, 2021

Class of 2021 Story: An Unpredictable Life

Liliya Nusbaum is proud to be the first doctor in my family, but may be even prouder to have finally convinced her dad to take his cat to the doctor for regular checkups. 

vets prepare for alpaca knee surgery

Feb 17, 2021

Innovative Knee Surgery Puts Alpaca Back on His Feet

Orthopedic surgeon Daniel Duffy's treatment approach included a procedure rarely done on alpacas. 

Petco Odin the ferret

Jan 14, 2021

Keeping Odin the Ferret in Charge

After being diagnosed with a tumor near his heart, Odin is recovering quickly, thanks to support from two cancer treatment funds. 

Sarah Ozawa

Dec 1, 2020

Welcome to the CVM Family: Meet Sarah Ozawa

The assistant clinical professor of avian and exotic medicine has pursued her interest in veterinary medicine from coast to coast.