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Tips on avoiding heat stroke and a trip to the emergency room

Summer is in full swing and heat waves are starting to take their toll on humans and animals alike. During periods of extreme heat, taking your dog jogging or running errands can result in heat stroke, turning a normal outing into a crisis situation. Unlike humans, dogs do not possess sweat glands and their fur naturally traps heat. Panting is their main method of cooling down, but excessive panting, a natural reaction to overheating, can lead to further fluid loss and dehydration.

Resident and Intern Certificate Presentation and Awards Ceremony

On Friday June 29, the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and the Veterinary Medical Center held the 2012 Resident and Intern Certificate Presentation and Reception at the Ohio Union. This annual event, attended by over 170 people, is a celebration of the success and achievement of our residents and interns, and marks the culmination of one phase of their careers.

Veterinary student receives Board of Trustees Student Recognition Award

The Ohio State University Board of Trustees awarded Katie Zatroch, Class of 2013, with one of this year’s Student Recognition Awards for her outstanding leadership and dedication to both the veterinary profession and the university.

College faculty member receives College of Public Health teaching award

Dr. Armando Hoet, assistant clinical professor in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine and assistant clinical professor in the Division of Epidemiology at the College of Public Health, received the College of Public Health 2012 Excellence in Teaching Award.

According to one nominator, Dr. Hoet “has developed the second largest Veterinary Public Health program in the U.S., second only to the program at the University of Minnesota.”

Veterinary Public Health Club educates community and wins award at Open House event

Ohio State’s Veterinary Public Health (VPH) Club won best student club presentation at this year’s American Association of Public Health Veterinarians (AAPHV) open house event. More than 3,000 members of the community were in attendance and participated in the club’s activities.

Veterinary student receives prestigious scholarship for second year in a row

Senior veterinary student Amanda Sherman will receive the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) Harold D. Wetterberg Foundation Veterinary Medicine Scholarship for the second year in a row.

Register now for Reunion-Homecoming Weekend 2012

Welcome home!

All alumni are encouraged to register for Alumni Reunion Weekend, now called Reunion-Homecoming Weekend, to be held during Homecoming Weekend, October 5-7, 2012.

Team Buckeye features Veterinary Medicine team captain

Dr. Michelle Harcha, director, Professional Development Education, is being featured for her support of Pelotonia, a grassroots effort to raise money for The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute. Her commitment to fighting cancer drove her to become a team captain for the College of Veterinary Medicine. Her enthusiasm for the event, as well as her personal story, led organizers to choose her as a Team Buckeye spokeswoman.

Dr. Buffington on WOSU "All Sides With Ann Fisher"

Dr. Buffington Dr. Tony Buffington will be appearing on WOSU’s “All Sides With Ann Fisher” on Monday, June 11 to discuss the nation’s most popular pet, the cat, and cat behavior and health. “All Sides” is a live, public affairs talk show, with listener phone calls and emails, on WOSU public radio. Tune in at 11am to WOSU public radio for Dr.

Ohio State Veterinarian featured on NPR’s “Dog Talk”

Dr. Alicia Bertone, the Trueman Chair in Equine Clinical Medicine and Surgery, appeared live on the April 26th segment of Dog Talk Radio. Dr. Bertone was interviewed about her recent study on C-PET platelet therapy use in dogs with osteoarthritis.

To listen to the interview segment, click here.  

To read more about the study, click here.

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