Teri Olson is a licensed veterinary technician in equine surgery at the WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital. She has helped to care for horses and other large animals while ensuring students receive the best possible training for nearly three decades.
Holly Cummings is a technician in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital’s Diagnostic Imaging Department, where she helps to support nearly every service in the hospital to diagnose patients and develop the best treatment plans.
You will regularly interact with our veterinarians, technicians and fourth-year students while at the teaching hospital, but there are also teams of compassionate and highly trained people – like Materials Department manager Travis Burke – working behind the scenes to ensure all our patients receive exceptional care.
Pain is universal and one of the most common feelings animals can convey. Most owners can detect a limp or a painful cry, but pain that’s chronic or moderate enough to withstand takes more scrutiny to recognize. When it comes to detecting pain, you should look for a change or abnormality in your pet’s behavior. […]