How to accommodate your new holiday puppy

Dec. 1, 2015

Little can outweigh the joy of getting a new puppy during the holidays. That being said, there are several matters to consider if you plan on welcoming a furry friend into your home this season.

If you’re giving a puppy as a present, one of the first considerations would be to know if the recipient is actually interested in owning a dog, says Dr. Meghan Herron, veterinary behavior specialist at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center.

Alumnus part of leading genomics team at Nationwide Children's Hospital

A team from The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital was recently announced the winner of the 2015 CLARITY Undiagnosed Challenge, a global crowd-sourcing competition in which medical teams employ genomics to solve featured medical cases. The goal was to decipher DNA sequences and provide information to five families whose genetic conditions have continuously eluded diagnosis. 

Issue 12: November 2015

Welcome to the twelfth edition of Behavior News, the newsletter designed to keep veterinary staff and other animal handlers up to date on current behavior recommendations for companion animals. In this issue we will introduce new members of our team, discuss some of the benefits of low-stress handling in small animal practice and some quick insight to ferret behavior. We also offer insight into a few new books and pet products. For additional resources on animal behavior at The Ohio State University, please visit:

Dr. Gebreyes discusses anniversary of Ebola epidemic on "All Sides with Ann Fisher"

Dr. Wondwoosen Gebreyes, Professor of Veterinary Preventive Medicine and Director of Global Health Programs was a guest on All Sides with Ann Fisher, WOSU 89.7 FM, on Nov. 3Click here to hear a recorded version of the segment. 

November - December 2015

Clinical Trials: Advancing Evidence-Based Medicine; Low-Level Laser Offers Hope in Canine Dermatitis; Clinical Biomarkers a First Step in Feline Diabetes; Understanding Equine Insulin Resistance; Welcome New Faculty: Drs. Kieves and Wavreille; Online CE: The Nephrology Series; Transitions and Departures.

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College featured in football program for OSU v. Maryland game

The College of Veterinary Medicine and the Veterinary Medical Center were featured in the Official Gameday Magazine Oct. 10 for the Ohio State v. Maryland football game during Homecoming Weekend. 

The Commitment to Care campaign is the content's main focus, as well as general information about the college and VMC. 

Veterinary Medicine faculty featured in annual research address

The university's annual state of research address was held on Oct. 22, titled "From Inputs to Impact: Changing the Conversation."