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College Updates

  1. The Office of Admissions and Recruitment is requesting assistance from our enthusiastic and passionate alumni to review applications for the Class of 2022!  Application reviewers play a vital role in helping to shape the community of students and future alumni of the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine.  This is a wonderful opportunity to (re)engage with and “give back” or as Woody Hayes would say, “Pay Forward” to the college regardless of your home location. Each year, we receive over 1,300 applications and review over 500 applications.

News & Research

  1. Protective measures can cut risk of animal and human infections, researchers say

In Memoriam

  1. Dr. Don Swerida, was a well known veterinarian and owner of the Laurel Road Veterinary Clinic in Nokomis, Florida. grew up in New Jersey and served 4 years in the U.S. Navy as a Hospital Operating Room Technician. He then went on to earn his Bachelor of Science at Monmouth University. After graduating from the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1989, he relocated to Sarasota where he worked as a Vet in private practice until 1995, when he started Dr. Don’s mobile vet service. In 2014, he expanded the business as the Laurel Road Veterinary Clinic in Nokomis.

News and Research

  1. Canine compulsive disorder is not the doggie equivalent of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) in people. But it’s close.

  2. In June, a select group of 44 high school students arrived at The Ohio State University for Buckeye Vet Prep Academy, hosted by the College of Veterinary Medicine.

    Buckeye Vet Prep Academy educates interested students about the veterinary profession through a one-week summer camp that includes seminars and hands-on activities at Ohio State.

  3. Did you know the College of Veterinary Medicine is credited for founding one of the first programs for client support? In the Pittsburg Post-Gazette article, Veterinary social work opens outlet for grief, emotional stress, the Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Clinic reveals how the college served as a model for their program and Dr.