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What owners need to know to keep pets safe this holiday season
By Meghan Herron, DVM, DACVB, Clinical Instructor, Behavioral Medicine, and Hannah Minch, DVM, Clinical Instructor, Small Animal Community Practice
Despite taking precautions, sometimes accidents do happen. The Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center is open 24 hrs a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year for companion animal, farm animal, and equine emergencies. If your animal needs emergency treatment, please call 614-292-3551 (companion animal) or 614-292-6661 (equine and farm animal).
Media contact: Kristine McComis, 614-688-3517
The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center
601 Vernon L. Tharp Street
Columbus, OH 43210
About the College of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State
Founded in 1885, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is ranked fifth in the nation and includes more than 1,000 faculty, staff and students in the Departments of Veterinary Biosciences, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, and Veterinary Preventive Medicine. The Veterinary Medical Center is one of the largest specialty referral centers in the world, with more than 35,000 farm, equine, and companion animal patients each year. A nationally-recognized ambulatory practice and teaching unit in Marysville, Ohio provides farm animal experience to every veterinary student, and the Food Animal Health Research Program in Wooster, OH focuses on detection, control, and prevention of disease. Located on the only campus in the country with a comprehensive medical center offering seven health sciences colleges, we admit up to 162 veterinary students per class, and offer a new comprehensive graduate program in Veterinary and Comparative Medicine as well as a unique Master’s degree in Veterinary Public Health, in partnership with the College of Public Health. http://vet.osu.edu.