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Meet Captain Montalván and his dog, Tuesday

Jan. 30, 2015


Former U.S. Army Captain and The New York Times bestselling author Luis Carlos Montalván and his service dog, Tuesday, will present the inspirational memoir, "Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him," on Feb. 17 from 5:45 – 8 p.m. at the Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center Auditorium, located at 601 Vernon Tharp Street. The presentation will be followed by a panel discussion highlighting recovery from Post-traumatic stress disorder.

Ohio State cat expert to give "A Message from Your Cat"

Feline expert Dr. Tony Buffington will offer a different perspective on cat behavior, by looking at human behavior from a cat's point of view. 

Highlights of 2014 from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine

2014 was yet another achievement-filled year at Ohio State's College of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Medical Center; here are some of the top stories:

Results are in for the giving challenge and Ohio State wins again!

Bucks v. DucksIn the spirit of comepetion, The Ohio State University and the University of Oregon faced off in a fundraising challenge prior to the National Championship game on January 12. Both universities encouraged fans to donate to each school in a National-Championship-inspired fundraising competition that ran Jan. 9 – 13.

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.