ITHACA, N.Y. -- A behind-the-scenes tour of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine awaits visitors at the college's annual open house, Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Each spring, students in Cornell's DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) program host an open house of college facilities. This year's event will be the 31st to demonstrate the veterinary education experience while bringing visitors face to face with many of the animals veterinarians care for. Admission and parking are free for the open house.
ITHACA, N.Y. -- Francis A. Kallfelz, D.V.M., has been appointed a James Law Professor of Medicine at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. His appointment was approved by the Cornell Board of Trustees at its March meeting. A member of the college faculty since 1966 and director of the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital since 1991, Kallfelz conducts research in the areas of clinical nutrition, mineral metabolism, metabolic diseases of domestic animals and veterinary nuclear medicine. He earned the veterinary degree, with distinction in (1962), and doctoral degree in physical biology in 1966, both from Cornell University.
One of the most bizarre and baffling cat behaviors, fabric-eating, is the subject of a new study at Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine, where nearby cats are sought for medical trials.
The Summer Olympics athletes that Dr. Michael A. Ball cares for will run three days in Georgia's July heat, jump over logs and ditches, sweat off as much as 10-15 liters of body fluid an hour and carry other athletes on their backs.
When it comes to calming "nuisance-barking" dogs, a spritz of fragrance under the chin is more effective than electric shock, a test by the Animal Behavior Clinic at Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine has found.