animals, with more than $250,000 being raised for the UC Davis Veterinary Catastrophic Need Fund.
Donations of medical supplies came from An-Vision, Flexineb, Integra LifeSciences, Merck, and Zoetis. Monetary donations came from the American Veterinary Medical Foundation
, Boehringer Ingelheim, the Texas Veterinary Medical Association, the United States Equestrian Federation Equine Disaster Relief Fund, the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society, and Wedgewood Village Pharmacy, as well as a significant contribution from SVM donor Katherine Harvey Burr.
Providing leadership throughout the crisis were:
Dr. Jane Sykes – chief veterinary medical officer
Dr. Larry Galuppo – interim director of Large Animal Clinic
Dr. Kate Hopper – director of Small Animal Clinic
Dr. John Madigan – director of VERT
Dr. Carrie Finno – director of CEH
Dr. Claudia Sonder – outreach director of CEH
Dr. Bret McNabb – chief of Livestock Herd Health Service
Dr. Meera Heller – chief of Livestock Medicine Service
Dr. Steve Epstein – chief of Emergency/Critical Care Service
Dr. Joie Watson – chief of Equine Field Service
Dr. Gary Magdesian – chief of Equine Medicine and Critical Care Services
To ensure that future animal victims of natural disasters are cared for, please consider donating to the Veterinary Catastrophic Need Fund
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About the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital
The William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital at the University of California, Davis—a unit of the #1 world ranked School of Veterinary Medicine—provides state-of-the-art clinical care while serving as the primary clinical teaching experience for DVM students and post graduate veterinarian residents. The VMTH treats more than 50,000 animals a year, ranging from cats and dogs to horses, cows and exotic species. To learn more about the VMTH, please go to www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/vmth. Timely news updates can be received on its Facebook (www.facebook.com/ucdavisvetmed) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/ucdavisvetmed) pages.
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