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Veterinarians and pet owners are being asked to contact the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to assist with an on-going investigation into suspected contamination of jerky treats. The story on their website "Why are jerky treats making pets sick?" references an investigation that started in 2007, when reports first began to surface linking symptoms of illness to consumption of jerky treats, some of which were manufactured in China.
It’s that time of year again in central Ohio – the prospect of fall is on the horizon, bringing with it crisp, cool weather, a new academic semester, and Buckeye football, among other things.
On Friday, October 18 four alumni of the College of Veterinary Medicine and two faculty members in the Veterinary Medical Center recieved special recognition from the Veterinary Medicine Alumni Society as part of the festivities of Reunion-Homecoming Weekend. Alumni Society Recognition Award winners include: Dr. Maurice H. Docton, Class of 1978; Dr. Martin P. Hines, Class of 1946; Dr. Michael Hockman, Class of 1966; and Dr. Stephen M. Reed, Class of 1976.
Dr. Lonnie King, dean and Ruth Stanton Chair of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State is being featured as a "Top Veterinary Professor."
This new on-line blog was developed by a new website called "VetTechCollege.com," which offers links to veterinary careers.
Dr. Thomas Rosol recently met with the AVMA Council on Research in Washington, D. C. The council members met with congressional legislative representatives on Capitol Hill to advocate for three initiatives including the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act (HR1528/S1171), the USDA Research Enterprise and the Farm Bill, and NIH Research and Veterinary Medicine. Dr.
Dean Lonnie King participated in the first Wooster Science Café. Click here to listen to his discussion of the “Perfect Microbial Storm,” which explains the new threat of emerging infectious diseases across the United States. Many viruses now spreading illnesses in animals and people are new to North America. Dr.
Ohio State’s Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) announced continuation of funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The College of Veterinary Medicine is well-represented within the center.
The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center has added two experienced board-certified surgeons to their emergency and specialty veterinary hospital in Dublin, Ohio. Drs. Laurent Guiot and Reunan Guillou joined the practice during the summer and now provide surgical services daily. Proficient in soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, they also have special interests in minimally invasive fracture repair, arthroscopy and total joint replacement.
An article in the Columbus Dispatch on Saturday, September 28 reported on dog owners who claimed their dogs had ingested rat poison, "Rat poison turning up in Clintonville dogs." Dr. Ed Cooper, head of the Emergency and Critical Care service in the VMC described three different types of poison and the symptoms dogs may exhibit after ingesting each of the different substances.