Iowa State University Veterinarian: Volume 12, Issue 2
Robert R. Dappen, senior veterinary student at I.S.C. has used his ingenuity to advantage in foreseeing future use of an incubator he has designed and built. Dappen has been a student assistant for the Department of Veterinary Hygiene during the past four years and plans to use the incubator to aid him in culturing bacteriological media when he begins his veterinary practice.
An examination has been announced by the U. S. Civil Service Commission to fill positions of Veterinarian (Trainee) paying $2,875 and $3,100 a year. These positions are in the Bureau of Animal Industry of the U. S. Department of Agriculture and are located at field stations throughout the United States.
On Jan. 17, 1950, the ambulatory clinicians at Iowa State College were called to see a 2-year-old Shorthorn heifer with a history of having been dehorned about 18 months previously, but horn stubs had grown out on the right side of the poll since that time.
A 4-year-old female dog of mixed breed was admitted to the Stange Memorial Clinic on Nov. 4, 1949, with a history of difficult respiration over the past three years. Although the patient manifested alertness and good spirits, she panted rapidly after very slight exercise. Previous examinations and x-ray examinations had been used to make a diagnosis of diaphragmatic hernia.