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Free eye exams for service dogs at Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center

Veterinary ophthalmologists from The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) will offer free sight-saving eye exams for service dogs in May. Service Dog handlers and owners must pre-register between now and April 30 with the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists.

Veterinary Medical Center is a "Cat Friendly Practice"

Veterinary Medical Center is a Cat Friendly PracticeThe American Association of Feline Practitioners has designated The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) as a “Cat Friendly Practice.”  

Partnership Restores Friendly Canine to Normal Health

Dr. Scansen and CainCain is a miracle dog, according to Rachel Finney, executive director of the Capital Area Humane Society. This well-behaved dog that was recently featured on WCMH-TV was surrendered to CAHS because his owners were unable to care for him. Unbeknownst to them, Cain had a common congenital heart condition that can be fatal.

Two Veterinary Medicine Faculty Showcase Their Innovations

The TechColumbus Innovation Awards showcased 50 startups and innovators to more than 1,000 attendees on February 7 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, and two of those innovators are veterinarians at the Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine: Dr. Christopher Adin and Dr. Gustavo Schuenemann. Drs. Tony Buffington and Jean Schelhorn also attended the event.

New Collaboration with Zoo and Wilds to Spur Research Through New Residency

Barb WolfeThrough a new residency program created in partnership with the Wilds and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, students at Ohio State will explore the intersections of animal health, environmental health and human health – a concept termed “One Health.” The College of Veterinary Medicine has established a joint residency program in Ecosystem Health and Conservation Medicine led by Barbara Wolfe, DVM, Ph.D., Dipl.

"Career Areas of Emphasis" encourage exploration; DVM Student hooked on aquatic veterinary medicine

Stephen Reichley, DVM Class of 2013Fish have really caught on with Stephen Reichley, DVM Class of 2013. Reichley has developed a special interest in aquatic veterinary medicine which deals with health-related issues affecting fish. Fourth-year veterinary students at Ohio State have the chance to explore individualized “Career Areas of Emphasis” during 14 to 16 weeks of their clinical rotations.

College launches "But for Ohio State" campaign

But for Ohio State and its College of Veterinary Medicine, key developments in animal and human health would have gone unrealized. The College of Veterinary Medicine kicked off the public phase its fund-raising campaign on Friday, October 5, during Reunion-Homecoming Weekend.

Please Welcome the Class of 2016!

Class of 2016

From more than 6,300 applicants to colleges of veterinary medicine across the nation, 162 top-notch students were chosen for the Class of 2016 at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Ranging in age from 20 to 48, there are 132 females and 30 males who will join the college, beginning classes on August 22 in the new semester format.