2013 News

Connect to Veterinary Medicine: December 2013

News at the college

Renovated space provides new research opportunities

Newly renovated space in Goss Laboratory, home to the Department of Veterinary Biosciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine, has added 9,000 square feet of state-of-the-art laboratory space. The new labs will allow an expansion of research and teaching related to infectious diseases.

Holiday open house at the Dublin Vet Medical Center

The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center at Dublin announces their Holiday Open House for education, information, refreshments and edible delights. It will be the kick off for their holiday pet food drive December 1 through December 23. All items collected will go to the Capital Area Humane Society.

Who – EVERYONE is invited

What – Holiday Open House

Where – OSU VMC at Dublin, 5020 Bradenton Ave. Dublin, OH 43017

When – Sunday, December 1, from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m.

Why – For fun!

Dr. Bertone's research part of Columbus Dispatch feature

Dr. Alicia Bertone’s research group is conducting several orthopedic studies to help horses heal faster after surgery and in their recovery from injuries. HerDr. Bertone

New clinical trial for dogs with Osteoarthritis

A new clinical trial is available for dogs that have been diagnosed with Osteoarthritis in either the stifle or the elbow. For further details click here.Dogs

Meet JoJo, a pot-belly pig "on a roll"

Meet JoJo! She is a potbellied pig that suffered a ruptured disc, and thanks to veterinarians at the Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center (VMC), she is making a great recovery from surgery - and using a wheeled cart to get around. Her care started with Dr. Caroline Lodge, resident in Farm Animal Medicine, who provided emergency care when JoJo came to the VMC on a recent Sunday. Dr. Lodge contacted a team from radiology who provided diagnostic images, and then Dr. Laurie Cook, neurosurgeon, who offered surgical expertise in this unusual case.

Protecting your pet from holiday dangers

The Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association invites the public to learn how to protect their pets from potentially dangerous toxins, with an emphasis on holiday items found in the home on Sunday, November 17 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Veterinary Medical Center Auditorium, 601 Vernon Tharp St.

Renovated space provides new research opportunities

Newly renovated space in Goss Laboratory, home to the Department of Veterinary Biosciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine, has added 9,000Goss Lab square feet of state-of-the-art laboratory space. The new labs will allow an expansion of research and teaching related to infectious diseases. The $3.9 million upgrade was made possible by a grant from the National Institutes of Health.

Issue Eight: Fall 2013

Welcome to the eighth 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 continue our series on low-stress handling and have a few discussions regarding managing common behavior issues in dogs and cats.

For additional resources on animal behavior at The Ohio State University, please visit: vet.osu.edu/Behavior and vet.osu.edu/CommunityPractice.

Ethiopia is in the spotlight "OnCampus"

Ethiopia has been buzzing around Ohio State's campus through different news stories featuring our own professors. Dr. Gebreyes, director of Global Health programs at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, is one of the professors and is featured in an OnCampus news article about Ethiopia. This article focuses on what students learned from being involved in the Ohio State's One Health Summer Institute in Ethiopia last July. There are many challenges in Ethiopia that must be faced and among them are rabies and the infrastructure within the country.

OSU developed feline leukemia vaccine

Thanks to The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, a feline leukemia vaccine was commercially developed in 1984. The Columbus Dispatchfeline wrote an article featuring this breakthrough to help celebrate the bicentennial of Columbus. Click here to read more.