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Iowa State University Veterinarian: Volume 38, Issue 3

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Alumni News
( 1976) Iowa State University Digital Repository

This article contains news pertaining to the alumni of the College of Veterinary Medicine.

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Effect of Heat on Canines and Felines
( 1976) Lewis, Steve ; Foster, R. ; Iowa State University Digital Repository

Exposure of dogs and cats to high environmental temperatures may have serious and often fatal consequences. This article will briefly discuss the harmful effects of heat, known as heat stress (heat strokes, hyperpyrexia, sun stroke), which is characterized by acute onset, high body temperature, and collapse.

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Index to Volume 38
( 1976) Iowa State University Digital Repository

Includes the indices of authors, subjects, and advertisers of Volume 38 of the Iowa State University Veterinarian.

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Canine Vasectomy
( 1976) McCreery, Sally ; Iowa State University Digital Repository

Many people are starting to consider vasectomy as a substitution for castration in the canine species. Vasectomy is indicated in cases where owners do not want to breed the dog due to hereditary problems such as hip dysplasia. Vasectomy does not alter the male hormones has does castration. Young dogs still develop normal male characteristics and there is no problem of weight gain from decreased metabolic rate due to loss of testosterone.

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An Evaluation of the Academic Standards Committee
( 1976) Connell, Jim ; Iowa State University Digital Repository

During the 1975-76 academic year the Academic Standards Committee, the so called "Admissions Committee" for the College of Veterinary Medicine, had a student member. In all, ten senior students selected by the Dean served on the committee on a rotating basis. This plan allowed a cross-section of the senior class to participate, yet demanded a minimal amount of time away from their clinic duties. The student member is a non-voting member of the committee but participates to the fullest extent in all the activities of the committee.

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