Veterinary Clinical Sciences

WSU veterinarians find young hawk new parents

A nestling Swainson’s hawk found this past summer outside an Idaho bar is likely now more than 6,000 miles south enjoying the Argentine sun thanks to WSU and a pair of adult hawks that called Pullman home

A pair of Swainson’s hawks stand watch over their nest located near the WSU Stauber Raptor Center.

Meet our educators: Dr. Sarah Guess

Born into a Cougar family, Sarah Guess was destined to be a lifelong Coug. A Spokane native, Dr. Guess received both her undergraduate and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees at Washington State University. Dr. Guess went on to specialize in small animal internal medicine through the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Now she teaches […]

Sarah Guess

Richard DeBowes: Champion for veterinary medicine and its practitioners

Educator, veterinarian, and leader, Richard DeBowes (’82 MS) has transformed traditional veterinary medicine education. A professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s department of clinical sciences, he has pioneered programs in practice management, financial literacy, and communications that help students achieve their personal and professional goals

Dr. Richard DeBowes standing in front of one the main entrances to the College of Veterinary Medicine on the WSU Pullman Campus.

Building Bridges to Wellness and Stability

Launched in 2018, One Health Clinic provides integrated human and veterinary health care for people with pets who are unsheltered or have low income. A partnership between the University of Washington Center for One Health Research and Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, the clinic offers comprehensive care that considers the needs of the entire family and delivers that care in one location.

A family receiving care for their kitten.

Symptoms and risks of foodborne illness

People who are at risk for infection with E. coli O157, salmonella species, or campylobacter species include anyone drinking inadequately treated water or eating undercooked or mishandled food products, and those who are in contact with farm animals or domestic pets. The most common food vehicles for salmonella include eggs, poultry, meat, and meat products. Salmonella also has been found […]