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Welcome to the National Academy of Sciences!

Dr. RikihisiaCongratulations to Dr. Yasuko Rikihisa, professor in the Department of Veterinary Biosciences, who has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. This is one of the highest honors bestowed upon a U.S. scientist and is a reflection of Dr. Rikihisa’s outstanding research career.  

Equine foot care in the Galbreath Equine Center

BlacksmithTrey Green and Todd Adams are both farriers at The Ohio State University Galbreath Equine Center in Columbus, Ohio. They each have been shoeing horses for nearly 20 years. Todd has lived and worked as a farrier in Ohio all his life, and Trey lived in Colorado before coming to Ohio a number of years ago.

Large Animal Services at Marysville

Large Animal ServicesThe Ohio State Large Animal Services at Marysville has five faculty veterinarians that service 16 counties. The facility serves privately owned horses, dairy and beef cattle, pigs, camelids (alpacas and llamas), deer, and small ruminants (goats and sheep) from central and western Ohio.

Celebrate National Pet ID Week with a Microchip April 16-22

According to a research study, the return rate for lost animals with microchips was 20 times higher for cats and 2 ½ times higher for dogs compared to lost animals without that identification device.

In celebration of National Pet ID Week, the Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center’s Community Practice will be offering a free year registration through HomeAgain (a $27.99 value) for microchips purchased April 16-22.

Annual Open House

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at The Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center?

Social Workers Provide Support to Clients and Students

Joelle Nielsen

Social work has a rich history of bringing people together to support families and individuals in need.  We are proud of the contributions our two social workers make to our college and Veterinary Medical Center, veterinary profession, and society. The month of March celebrates the contributions of social workers in society.

February is National Pet Dental Health Month

Dental Health Month

The American Veterinary Dental Society reports that 80 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats show signs of oral disease by age three. Disease is often indicated by bad breath, a change in eating or chewing habits, pawing at the face and mouth, and depression.