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We all understand the importance of having routine check-ups for our children and families, but what about our pets? Pets age faster than we do, which makes regular visits to the veterinarian even more important. Pets can have health issues and these routine appointments can help prevent or make an early diagnosis of problems.
Congressman Bill Johnson (Ohio 6th Congressional District) visited The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Medical Center in September. During his visit, Congressman Johnson took a "behind-the-scenes" tour of the Veterinary Medical Center and its three hospitals: the Hospital for Companion Animals, the Hospital for Farm Animals, and the Galbreath Equine Center.
Out of more than 6,200 applicants to colleges of veterinary medicine across North America, 162 of the best and brightest made the cut to call themselves the Class of 2015 at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine.
There are 143 women and 19 men who will join the college, with 63 coming from beyond the Ohio borders. They ranged in age, upon acceptance, from 20 to 39.
The 100-year-old Ugolin horse painting that was famously displayed in the rotunda of the old Veterinary Clinic building on Neil Avenue for nearly half a century, has been recently restored. Its new home over the fireplace in the Hummel Grand Lounge in the Veterinary Medicine Academic Building will allow more people to enjoy the well-known painting.
Increasing education in periodontal disease and pet dental services
Back Row: Mr. Pete Wenning, Mr. Matt Bourne, Dr. Wendy Lorch, Dr. Michael Sturgeon, Mr. Mike Walker,
Dr. Rob Klamar, Dr. Anne Eiting Klamar, Karin Zuckerman, Dr. Rustin Moore
Front Row: Dr. Lonnie King, Dr. Lynette Cole, Michelle Dumond
The College of Veterinary Medicine joins the American Society for Clinical Pathology in celebrating the 36th annual National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, April 24-30, 2011 recognizing the work of all laboratory research support services personnel in the CVM.
Columbus, OH – Veterinary ophthalmologists from The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center will offer free sight-saving eye exams for service dogs in May. Service Dog handlers and owners must pre-register by April 29, 2011 with the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists.