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New dog walking area includes Michigan fire hydrant

The new dog-walking area that was built as part of Phase 1 of the Enhancement and Expansion project at the Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) is ready and includes a special fire hydrant for the dogs that prefer to "relieve themselves" on a familiar outdoor object.

Alumni volunteers participate in spay and neuter clinic in Ecuador

Left to right: Dr. Dave Kovalik, Dr. Ann Bittaker (Ryer), Dr. Joe Zulty, Dr. Glenn YovinoThis past fall a team of 14 U.S. veterinarians, technicians, students and assistants traveled to Ibarra, Ecuador, to volunteer in a week-long spay/neuter clinic.

Horse owners: Information regarding equine herpes virus

There have been three confirmed cases of Equine Herpes Virus: one in Michigan and two in Ohio. The Ohio farm is in Muskingum County, and it has been placed under quarantine by the Ohio Department of Agriculture. One of the ill horses has been euthanized and the other is responding to treatment. None of the other horses on the farm are currently symptomatic. Horse owners are reminded that the virus is treatable in its early stages and is highly contagious. The earliest warning symptom is fever.

Dennis’ Legacy fund established; supports healthy weight in dogs

The story of Dennis the dachshund and his dramatic weight loss has inspired his owner to create a fund at Ohio State's Veterinary Medical Center to support better health in overweight dogs.

Dachshund now healthy after losing 44 pounds

Dennis the dachshund in 2013Brooke Burton discovered Dennis, a 6-year-old miniature dachshund, in 2013. Dennis had been in the care of Burton's relative, who had been over-feeding the dog with an extremely unhealthy mix of human foods, leaving Dennis at a shocking 56 pounds. He could barely walk. 

Students on a roll for a good cause

Third-year veterinary students and roller-blade enthusiasts Chelsea Weber and Jessica Christine are rollerblading from Columbus to Cincinnati over spring break. 

Ohio State veterinary students volunteer to do wellness exams for Oath in Action

In continuation of Oath in Action, an opportunity to reach out and connect to the animal loving public outside of the veterinary clinic, local veterinarians and Ohio State veterinary students volunteered in early March to visit clients of LifeCare Alliance to perform general wellness examinations on their four-legged family members at their homes.

College seeks applicants and nominations for dean

An Invitation to Apply for the Position of Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University

Education. Discovery. Service.
Creating a healthy and sustainable world for animals and people.
Healthy animals – Healthy people

THE SEARCH

Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching goes to Dr. Teresa Burns

Dr. Teresa Burns, clinical instructor in Equine Field Services, has been named a recipient of a 2015 Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching.

The Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching annually recognizes a maximum of 10 faculty members at The Ohio State University for their teaching excellence. Students, faculty and alumni may nominate faculty, and the winners are then chosen by a committee of students, previous recipients and alumni. 

Dr. Rustin Moore inducted into WVU Academy of Distinguished Alumni

Dr. Rustin Moore giving acceptance remarksFour alumni from West Virginia University, including associate executive dean at Ohio State's College of Veterinary Medicine and executive director of Veterinary Medical Center Dr.