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New office provides career management for veterinary students

The Office of Career Management at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is the first integrated career management office of any ofAmanda Fark
the veterinary colleges in North America.

Top 10 Dog Behavior Myths revealed February 11

Join the Ohio State Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association (SCAVMA) for “Top 10 Dog Behavior Myths,” on February 11, 2014 fromDr. Herron 5:30-6:30 in the Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) Auditorium, 601 Vernon Tharp St., featuring Dr. Meghan Herron, clinical assistant professor in Behavioral Medicine at the Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center. Enter the VMC from east doors on Coffey Road.

Alumni support students in new Graduate Business Minor

Ohio State now offers the only business minor in the country designed for graduate students majoring in the health professions. The program startedDr. Cloyd during the summer of 2013 with its first cohort of students: 18 future veterinarians, two nursing students, and a graduate research scientist.

Pride visits the Veterinary Medical Center

Sally Sloan, the owner of a horse named Pride, was distraught when her horse was bleeding from his nose, and turned to Ohio State’s Galbreath Equine Center for help. Pride was suffering from a serious condition and Dr. Samuel Hurcombe, professor of Equine Emergency and Critical Care at The Ohio State University’s Galbreath Equine Center, was there at Pride’s arrival and moved him to the Emergency and Critical Care Service. Dr.

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.

Vets for Pets 5k Walk/Run on October 27

Veterinary students at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2015 hosted the 8th annual “Vets for Pets” 5k walk/run on Sunday, Oct. 27 to promote fitness and fun in the name of a great cause. This year 100 percent of the proceeds were donated to the Capital Area Humane Society. Friendly pets were welcome to participate in the race.

Theo visits the Veterinary Medical Center

Dr. Ronaldo da Costa, an Ohio State veterinary neurologist, and associate professor in Veterinary Clinical Sciences, diagnosed Theo, a Doberman, with “Wobbler Syndrome.” This is a condition common to Doberman dogs, where discs in their necks need extra support to reduce contact with the spinal cord. A new procedure allowed Dr. Ronaldo da Costa to put in titanium discs to provide the support needed. Watch the video to learn what Ohio State veterinarians were able to do for Theo.

Making a Difference

The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center recently distributed a booklet that features some of our patients’ stories. Showcasing these patient stories allows readers to see diverse care provided at the Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) and how it has impacted real people’s lives and improved their animals’ health. The VMC is full of stories of hope, caring, and healing. It is the only comprehensive veterinary referral center in Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia. Our aging medical facilities need to be enhanced to accommodate our patients and improve medical care.