Veterinary Medecine http://wunc.org en NC State Dedicates New Animal Medical Center http://wunc.org/post/nc-state-dedicates-new-animal-medical-center <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; line-height: 15px; background-color: rgb(162, 191, 228);">N.C. State University is dedicating a new veterinary hospital today. The&nbsp;</span><span class="link-external" style="background-image: none; background-color: rgb(162, 191, 228); padding: 0px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; line-height: 15px; background-position: 0px 1px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat;"><a href="http://www.cvm.ncsu.edu/ncvmf/rb-terry.html" style="color: rgb(0, 102, 204); text-decoration: underline; border-bottom-width: 0px; background-color: transparent;">Randall B. Terry Medical Center</a></span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; line-height: 15px; background-color: rgb(162, 191, 228);">&nbsp;will be one of the nation's largest veterinary hospitals. The new facilities include a Canine Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, a linear accelerator for cancer radiation treatment, and new ultrasound stations.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 06 May 2011 09:45:00 +0000 WUNC News 8849 at http://wunc.org NC State Dedicates New Animal Medical Center Spaying and Neutering Assembly Line http://wunc.org/post/spaying-and-neutering-assembly-line <p>Veterinarians are meeting in Asheville today to learn a quicker, more cost-effective way to neuter and spay pets. <a href="http://humanealliance.org/">The Humane Alliance of Western North Carolina</a> is hosting the conference. It operates a spay and neuter service in Buncombe County that sterilizes an average of 24,000 cats and dogs a year. The group can offer the procedure at a lower cost than full service clinics because it performs many at a time in an assembly line.</p> Thu, 31 Mar 2011 09:25:00 +0000 WUNC News 9196 at http://wunc.org