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A woman with short hair and wearing a black shirt holds a tabby and white cat wearing a bandana.

Dec 12, 2023

Dule’s Cancer Care at NC State Keeps Owner Duly Impressed

Empathetic care at NC State and funding from Petco Love and the Blue Buffalo Pet Cancer Treatment Fund have made a 13-year-old tabby’s five-year journey with an injection-site sarcoma easier on the feline’s family. 

An orange-and-white cat wearing a red bandana lays on a blanket-covered exam table in a veterinary hospital. His two owners, a blonde woman wearing glasses and a pink shirt and a brunette wearing a black shirt, stand smiling behind him.

Aug 23, 2023

Cancer Fund Helps Bento the Cat Pack in More Time with Family

Life-changing funding from Petco Love and the Blue Buffalo Pet Cancer Treatment Fund helped Bento survive a rare cancer and veterinarians learn more about his unusual condition. 

The NC State team cares for Rusty the Corn Snake during his cancer treatments.

Jan 10, 2023

Extraordinary Cancer Care for Long-Lived Companion Rusty the Corn Snake

“It’s really a great example of the human-animal bond,” says Professor Greg Lewbart of the relationship Carter Lewis had with her snake for more than a quarter century. 

rabbit on exam table

Feb 10, 2022

Cancer Treatment Fund Helps Save Beloved Bunny

Louise the bunny received life-saving treatment from the NC State Veterinary Medicine team, for a tumor in her nostril, thanks to Petco Love and the Blue Buffalo Cancer Treatment Fund. 

Phife Williams Petco

Sep 14, 2021

After Finding a Throat Tumor, Special Fund Means More Life for Phife

With help from Petco Love and the Blue Buffalo Cancer Treatment Fund, Phife will have much more time with the family he grew up with. 

Fall foliage on the CVM campus

Oct 29, 2020

NC State Veterinary Medicine News and Updates, October 2020

Diversity and inclusion series, a new scholarship endowment and more from a busy month at the CVM. 

Radiation Oncology Service Tracy Gieger

Oct 21, 2020

Saving the Irreplaceable Rowdy

When the Staffordshire terrier developed a fast-growing cancerous tumor on the upper part of his left shoulder, his owner feared that she might be losing her beloved friend. Thanks to expert treatment and assistance from a special fund, things are looking up. 

Brandon Hinds and Cristian Burris with their bearded dragon Ramsey

Mar 11, 2020

A Tale of Two Dragons

The coincidence of two bearded dragons with leukemia belonging to the same owners provided a unique opportunity for clinicians. 

Lori Wooten pets her dog Max

Feb 18, 2020

Timely Coincidence Means Hope for Max

Lori Wooten refuses to give up hope when her dog Max is diagnosed with lymphoma. 

Guinea pig Rebecca Bunch

Feb 4, 2020

Sometimes Good News Comes in Bunches 

A routine nail clipping leads to a life-changing discovery for Guinea Pig Rebecca Bunch.