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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. 

Ferrets Joker, Bane and Harley Hathcock

Jan 24, 2020

More Time for Harley

Teacher Carmen Hathcock and the NC State exotics team help ferret Harley fight lymphoma. 

Jorge Roca with his dog Mick

Jan 8, 2020

When Being on Trial is Good

Mick, a 4-year-old Rottweiler, responds well to the treatment of his osteosarcoma through a medical oncology clinical trial.