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Dr. Oglesbee named AAAS Fellow

Dr. Michael Oglesbee, chair and professor in the Department of Veterinary Biosciences, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, an international, nonprofit organization founded in 1848 that's dedicated to advancing science for the benefit of all people. It is the world’s largest general scientific organization.

Protect your pets from household hazards during the holidays

Holiday petsDecorations sparkle with inviting lights…and tantalizing scents from special foods entice closer inspection. Unfortunately, a too-close encounter with holiday favorites may lead to an emergency trip for your favorite pet.

Volunteers offer free clinical services to pets owned by low-income residents

Our Oath in Action Day - Ohio, 2014Volunteers from Ohio State’s College of Veterinary Medicine, including students, faculty and staff as well as veterinarians from the local Columbus community helped perform spay/neuter surgeries and wellness checks to animals for Our Oath in Action Day – Ohio, a philanthropic event sponsored by the

#Giving Tuesday movement promotes charity donations

#GivingTuesdayA global movement has created a day focused on giving to charities during the holiday shopping season: Giving Tuesday. Many people in the United States are familiar with Black Friday – the big shopping day after Thanksgiving.

Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday are new additions to that tradition and in 2012, Giving Tuesday was established as a day dedicated to giving back.

Journalism student develops multimedia project about canine orthopedics

Ronna Colilla delves into the world of veterinary orthopedics at Ohio State's Veterinary Medical Center (VMC), which brings in patients from across the nation with its cutting-edge services, in a comprehensive multimedia project she produced last fall.

Colilla, an information associate at Ohio State’s Office of Graduate and Professional Admissions, is a non-traditional journalism student who decided to get a bachelor’s degree a bit later in life, while still working full-time at the university.

Class of 2016 holds annual Vets for Pets 5K, proceeds benefit Capital Area Humane Society

Vets4Pets 5K 2014The ninth annual Vets for Pets 5K was held Nov. 2, with the race beginning and ending at the Veterinary Medicine Academic Building. The path of the race weaves through The Ohio State University campus, and will allow participants to race alongside their furry friends. 

Professor considers present, future of animal welfare in PBS segment

Dr. Katy Proudfoot in "Our Ohio" TV segmentIn a special titled “The Human-Animal Bond,” Dr. Kathryn Proudfoot, assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, offers insight into several concerns and obstacles that presently surround animal care, both in food animal production and in domestic environments.

National Cancer Institute awards $8.6 million to retrovirus center

Research Month graphicThanks to an $8.6 million program project grant from the National Cancer Institute, experts at the College of Veterinary Medicine's Center for Retrovirus Research are closely studying retroviral forms of cancer in a five-year study, "Retrovirus Models of Cancer."

Acclaimed lecturer to speak on link between domestic violence & animal abuse

Phil Arkow to define role of health professionals in preventing violence & helping abuse victims

As the coordinator and co-founder of the National Link Coalition, which serves as the national resource center on the link between animal abuse and domestic violence, Phil Arkow knows quite a bit about cases of abuse, cruelty and neglect, as well as how veterinarians and other health professionals should handle them.

Veterinary faculty will respond to "Question the Authorities" at Farm Science Review

Seven faculty members from the College of Veterinary Medicine will participate in the popular "Question the Authorities" sessions at the 2014 Farm Science Review being held Sept. 16-18 at the Molly Caren Farm near London, OH. Topics include livestock behavior, public health issues, antibiotic use and resistance, raw milk, and treatments and prevention of emerging diseases in livestock. See a complete list below.