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Faculty awards presented at Reunion-Homecoming Weekend alumni reception

Drs. Brian Scansen and Larry Hill, both professors in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, were the respective recipients of the 2014 Dr. Charles Fox Family Teaching Excellence Award and the John Lyman Jr. Award for Clinical Teaching Excellence. 

Super Seniors: Health hints for older horses

Ohio State equine veterinarians offer tips at the Quarter Horse Congress

Four veterinarians from the Ohio State Galbreath Equine Center were part of a panel discussion at the Quarter Horse Congress on Oct. 19 at 3 p.m. at the Congress Lecture Hall, which is located at the State Fairgrounds in Columbus, Ohio.

The panel discussed how to provide support to older horses to help keep them looking and feeling their best, and the one-hour session allowed interactivity with audience members, as there was an alloted time slot for them to pose questions.

Ohio Quarter Horse Association gives generous donation

The Ohio Quarter Horse Association has given the Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine a generous donation,continuing their long-standing relationship with the college, and supporting research to enhance the health and well-being of the Quarter Horse breed.

Long-time benefactor establishes annual student scholarship

Dr. Busack outside of Bartels and Busack Pet Hospital Resort and SpaThe Busack Family Scholarship was given out for the first time this year, thanks to Dr. Ron Busack, college alumnus and owner of Bartels and Busack Pet Hospital Resort and Spa in Cleveland.

Veterinarians recommend vaccine for potentially fatal disease in horses

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) has a 90 percent fatality rate for horses that contract this virus, which is transmitted by infected mosquitos. The Perry Tribune, a Toledo, OH area newspaper reports four confirmed cases of EEE in horses in Ashtabula and Trumbull Counties.  Ohio State Equine Field Service veterinarian Dr. Jon Yardley recommends vaccinating against this disease.

New cancer drug for dogs benefits human research

Dr. Cheryl London administering new cancer drug to patient Carter WalshDogs suffering from certain types of blood cancers may have a new treatment alternative thanks to the collaborative work of cancer experts looking for options that can
help all animals, including humans.   

Animal athletes and animal survivors featured in fall ad campaign

A new advertising campaign launched for the football season features great animals on the scoreboard in Ohio Stadium, as well as on television during Urban Meyer's weekly football show on WBNS-TV, Channel 10. 

The campaign was made possible by a generous donor and supporter of the Veterinary Medical Center and College of Veterinary Medicine, and the :30 spots were produced by Bartha Video Productions

Groundbreaking event features Maxwell's Story

On September 5, the College of Veterinary Medicine celebrated the official groundbreaking of the Veterinary Medical Center Expansion and Enhancement project. Prior to the ceremonial digging, more than 350 attendees were treated to the story of Maxwell, a bull mastiff diagnosed with a serious heart condition. Thanks to a collaboration between Dr. Brian Scansen, assistant professor, Cardiology and Interventional Medicine in the Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center and Dr. John Cheatham, the George H.

Management Transition at Veterinary Medical Center-Dublin

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is assuming management of the Veterinary Medical Center- Dublin (VMC-Dublin) clinic, which opened in 2013 and is currently being managed by Veterinary Specialty Management Services (VSMS), Cincinnati, OH. The transition will occur over the next four months with Ohio State assuming full responsibility for management by February 1, 2015.

Representatives from Ohio State human resources will assist veterinarians and staff currently employed by VSMS to apply for positions as Ohio State employees.

College raises thousands for cancer research in Pelotonia 2014

This year more than 7,270 people participated in Pelotonia, an annual fundraiser for cancer research, and once again, Ohio State’s College of Veterinary Medicine took their part in committing to the cause.