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College of Veterinary Medicine: Spotlights

Welcome to our College Spotlight page, where we proudly showcase remarkable achievements from our WesternU CVM family! Here, you’ll find a collection of individual and group accomplishments, breakthroughs, and milestones. From groundbreaking research to exceptional clinical and educational initiatives, we aim to inspire and celebrate the innovative spirit that thrives within our CVM community. Join us as we celebrate stories of excellence, brilliance, and progress that make our team truly shine.

Two people petting a dog in a hospital.

Current Spotlight WesternU CVM aCIRD Statement – December 2023

The veterinary landscape is currently grappling with an atypical perplexing challenge: a suspected novel canine upper respiratory disease that was first reported in late Summer 2023. Cases of this unusual condition, currently called atypical Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease (aCIRD) have slowly appeared in various states throughout the U.S. WesternU veterinarians, in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Health Department, are diligently working to determine the cause of these diseases and develop guidelines for veterinarians and pet owners.

Past Spotlights