UVM Alum in League at North Country Animal Shelter

Six women are standing outside posing for a photograph and holding two small brown and white dogs.
North Country Animal League’s UVM alumni, left to right: Rini Mayer, Nina Matt, Samantha Bishop, Jamie Dutil, Olivia Pembroke, Tracy Goldfine.

North Country Animal League (NCAL) is a nonprofit, small animal rescue and equine center in Morrisville, VT. Their mission is to promote compassionate and responsible relationships between humans and animals. Animal and Veterinary Sciences Lecturer Chrissy Rohan works at NCAL part-time as a riding instructor. Continue reading “UVM Alum in League at North Country Animal Shelter”

Backyard Chicken Salmonella Sampling Manuscript Accepted

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Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences Assistant Professor Andrea Etter’s lab had their first manuscript accepted for publication in Frontiers in Veterinary Science, detailing the results from three years of adult backyard chicken sampling for Salmonella enterica. This study was funded by Hatch funds from the Vermont Agricultural Experiment Station. Continue reading “Backyard Chicken Salmonella Sampling Manuscript Accepted”

June 2022 CALS in the News

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CALS and Extension faculty, staff and students are making headlines for their commentaries, research findings, as subject matter experts, and for outreach collaborations. Below is a collection of recent stories.

WCAX reported on a new public service announcement reminding drivers to be careful of horses on the roads, and cites research from the UVM Center for Rural Studies on the economic contributions of the equine industry in Vermont. Continue reading “June 2022 CALS in the News”