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Dr. Tony Forshey, Chief of Animal Health and State Veterinarian for the Ohio Department of Agriculture, received the National Institute for Animal Agriculture's prestigious Chairman's Award during the organization's annual conference. The Chairman's Award is given to an outstanding volunteer for his unselfish dedication and tireless devotion to the advancement of animal agriculture.
According to a research study, the return rate for lost animals with microchips was 20 times higher for cats and 2 ½ times higher for dogs compared to lost animals without that identification device.
In celebration of National Pet ID Week, the Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center’s Community Practice will be offering a free year registration through HomeAgain (a $27.99 value) for microchips purchased April 16-22.
The inaugural issue of "Student Affairs News," the newsletter from the Office of Student Affairs, is now available on the college web page at http://vet.osu.edu/sites/default/files/documents/pdf/news/studentAffairs/2012/spring.pdf
The first issue includes articles about the new Student Ambassadors’ p
Twelve veterinary students, representing first, second and third-year classes, have been chosen to become the first College of Veterinary Medicine Student Ambassadors.
Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at The Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center?
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Annual Veterinary Medicine Research Day, April 12
This year's annual College Research Day is planned for April 12. Poster presentations and a keynote will highlight the day's activities.
The Food Animal Club at the College of Veterinary Medicine along with Zoetis (formally Pfizer) is preparing to host the inaugural Food Animal Student Symposium. This event will be held April 13-15 at the college and offers a number of lectures and wet labs for students to attend. This is a free event for veterinary students who are members of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) or the American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners (AASRP).