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Keep your pets safe on the Fourth of July

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If your dog is accompanying you to family activities during this Fourth of July weekend, there are some important safety tips to consider; some dogs may be sensitive to loud fireworks and the chaos of large crowds.

Marysville Large Animal Clinic featured on "Our Ohio" TV show

Television segment "Vet Students in the Real World" will re-air this weekend on PBS stations throughout Ohio. The 12-minute piece, which first aired in 2013 thanks to Our Ohio, tells the story of several veterinary students' experiences studying at Marysville's Ohio State Large Animal Services.

Recent alumna to study culture and zoonoses in Brazil

Melody Maxwell, DVM, has been named a 2014 David L. Boren Fellow. Funded by the Institute of International Education and the National Security Education Program, Boren Fellowships support graduate students who wish to study in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests. She is one of the two Boren Scholars who were chosen from Ohio State this year.

Amy Pajcic, fourth-year veterinary student and American Ninja Warrior

Amy Pajcic, a fourth-year veterinary student at the college, recently competed in American Ninja Warrior. Michelle Warnky, a fellow classmate, introduced Pajcic to the reality TV show. She says she had watched the show and always thought it would be amazing to compete, but never imagined she would actually be able to do it.

Dr. Hoet teaching about One Health in Ethiopia

Associate Professor and Director of Ohio State’s Veterinary Public Health Program Armando Hoet is currently in Gondar, Ethiopia, also known as the Camelot of Africa. On his second day in Gondar, Dr. Hoet wrote in his blog that he would have 25 to 30 faculty to teach about International Trade and Public Health, which is another name for Introduction to Risk Analysis. You can follow his blog as he teaches in Ethiopia for Ohio State’s One Health program here.

Veterinarian featured in "USA Today"

Professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences Dr. Tony Buffington’s opinion has been sought multiple times by USA Today. In the article, Fancy food?

College awarded for collaborations in Medicine and the Arts

Congratulations to the College of Veterinary Medicine for being recognized by the OSU Wexner Medical Center's "Medicine and the Arts" initiative, a program that advocates art's role in supporting healing during treatment and recovery. Drs. Michelle Harcha and Kate Hayes-Ozello recently accepted a certificate on behalf of the college for receiving the Sir William Osler, MD Award, which celebrates collaborations in Medicine and the Arts.

Faculty member gives input on California Chrome's nasal strip

Associate Professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences Dr. Elizabeth Santschi was interviewed by NBC4 concerning the nasal strip worn by the 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes’ winning horse: California Chrome. The strip allows a horse to breathe more freely while it races Santschi said, which caused controversy over whether or not Chrome would be permitted to wear it in future races.

College personnel interviewed regarding courageous cat video

In a video that has gone viral, a courageous cat, Tara, pounces on a dog three times her size to save one of her owners, a child named Jeremy. Joelle Nielsen, Honoring the Bond Program Coordinator, was interviewed by Channel 6; and Dr. Buffington, professor of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, was interviewed by Channel 4.

Buckeyes Hiring Buckeyes: Connecting Alumni and Students to Build Lasting Partnerships

Dr. Mallory TitlerThe Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine boasts an impressive network of alumni employed in all 50 states and around the world. Current students and recent graduates of the college are lucky to have a vast resource of mentors, role models, and potential employers from which to seek career guidance and professional advice.