May’s rabid bat stats highest in 20 years
Since May 1, four bats found in Washington have tested positive for rabies, the highest number identified in the state in the month of May since 1998.
WSU to test cougar reportedly responsible for attack
WSU will run tests on a cougar believed to be responsible for an attack that left one dead and another wounded outside of Snoqualmie on May 19.
Two attacked by cougar identified; wildlife officials say predator was ‘emaciated’
The carcass of the cougar has been sent for examination by officials at Washington State University in Pullman. The animal was stalking the cyclists and was acting abnormally, Fish and Wildlife officials said.
State orders pathology tests on cougar that attacked bicyclists
In the politicized world of cougars, the state has ordered “third-party” pathology tests from Washington State University on the cougar that on Saturday killed one bicyclist and severely injured another.
Wildlife officials say cougar that attacked mountain bikers was ‘emaciated’
The cougar that attacked two bicyclists near North Bend on Saturday, killing one and leaving the other with serious injuries, was “emaciated,” according to a fish and wildlife official.
Washington rabbit owners - be aware of deadly rabbit virus reported in British Columbia
A deadly virus that infects both domestic and feral European rabbits has been detected in British Columbia.
Canine influenza has not made it to the Palouse
Idaho and Washington dogs have largely escaped a potentially deadly influenza virus this year. It appears the Palouse has remained entirely untouched by canine influenza.
Global Animal Health Phase II building approved
The nearly $114 million for construction and renovation projects has been approved by state lawmakers and Gov. Jay Inslee. The funding is part of the $4.3 billion capital budget that state lawmakers approved.
Global Animal Health Building, Phase II
Phase II of the Global Animal Health Building (GAH2) will directly adjoin the Phase I (Allen Center) building completed in 2013.
Equine herpesvirus-1, neuropathogenic strain detected in King County, Washington
Last week, WSDA was notified of a laboratory-verified case of equine herpes virus myeloencephalopathy or EHV-1, neuropathogenic strain, in King County.
WSU Regents approve design phase for Phase II
The Washington State University Board of Regents today approved moving forward with the design phase for two new research and laboratory facilities planned for the Pullman campus.
Check Out Our New Goat and Sheep Website!
WADDL is a nationally recognized, AAVLD accredited, full-service, veterinary testing laboratory.
Congratulations to Dr. Allen Pessier
The Golden Goose Award honors scientists whose work may have been considered silly, odd or obscure when first conducted, but has resulted in significant benefits to society.
Congratulations to Dr. Kyle Taylor and Dr. Laura White
Congratulations to Dr. Kyle Taylor and Dr. Laura White on passing the American College of Veterinary Pathologists 2017 board examinations!
Poultry Institute Program Oct 2017
Information and speakers involved in the event. Date of Institute: Wednesday, October 18, 2017.
First 2017 West Nile Virus cases confirmed from Spokane County
Following the announcement of the state’s first two West Nile Virus cases for 2017, Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine is offering important resources for horse owners.
USDA Detects a Case of Atypical Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy in Alabama
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced an atypical case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, a neurologic disease of cattle, in an eleven-year old cow in Alabama.
Most effective way to reduce brucellosis spread is to decrease elk populations, panel says
Decreasing elk populations in the Yellowstone Area may be the most effective way to reduce the spread of brucellosis to domestic livestock.