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Published study confirms benefits of horse therapy

Dementia patients who interact with horses demonstrate improved well-being, according to recently published research in Anthrozoos, a quarterly journal that examines the interactions of people and animals.

Veterinary student honored at Celebration of Service

from left, Colleen Shocking Dent and Sara DeWittOhio State College of Veterinary Medicine student Sara DeWitt was one of 11 students honored Thursday for her involvement in the Columbus-Athens Schweitzer fellowship program at the annual Celebration of Service held at the Ohio Union.

Smithsonian exhibit on site during Annual Open House, April 5!

The College of Veterinary Medicine Annual Open House now has an exciting new attraction! “Animal Connections: Our Journey Together,” a 1,000 square foot custom-built exhibit housed on an 18-wheel truck will be on site from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 5 at the Veterinary Medicine Academic Building, 1900 Coffey Rd. 

Veterinary Public Health Program Opens Doors for Graduates: 100 Lives Changed

The Veterinary Public Health Specialization (VPH) towards the Master's of Public Health degree at TheColleen and her dog Ohio State University is celebrating Colleen Shockling Dent, now a second year veterinary student, who has the distinction of becoming the 100th person to have completed the program.

Enhancement and Expansion project featured in OnCampus

The Expansion and Enhancement project for the Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) was recently featured in OnCampus, the faculty staff newspaper for The Ohio State University. The VMC’s Expansion and Enhancement Project (Fund No. 314090) hopes to raise $30 million to create a larger, warmer and friendlier lobby and reception area for the more than 27,000 dogs and cats and their owners who visited the VMC last year.

Veterinary student recognized by Ohio State Board of Trustees

The Ohio State University Board of Trustees recognized Caitlin Pohlit, a 4th year veterinary student, with a 2014 Student RecognitionCaitlin Pohlit Award. 

Cassie Horvath receives 2014 Bayer Excellence in Communication Award

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is proud to announce that Cassie Horvath, a 4th year veterinary student, was chosen by facultyCassie Horvath and staff as the winner of the 2014 Bayer Excellence in Communication Award. Cassie will receive a $2,500 scholarship, and will go on to compete at a national level, where she has the chance to receive an additional $2,500. 

Administrative changes announced at the College of Veterinary Medicine

Lonnie KingDr. Lonnie King, dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine, executive dean of the Health Sciences Colleges, and Ruth Stanton Chair in Veterinary Medicine yesterday announced a one-year extension of his five-year appointment, through August, 2015.

Veterinarian featured in Alumni Magazine

The amazing silent communication of a chimpanzee was less clear to Dr. Mary Torrence, a veterinary epidemiologist, and alumna of the College of VeterinaryAfrica Medicine. On her trip to Africa last February, she discovered that the chimpanzees she was seeing clearly could not see her clearly. This started a mission for Dr. Torrence to find a way to help preserve the eyesight of these special animals. Find out more about Dr.

Kathryn Huter is featured in the Ohio State Alumni Magazine

Congratulations to veterinary medicine student Katie Huter, Class of 2015. She and her dog Jake are featured in an ad on the back page of the January-February edition of the Ohio State Alumni Magazine, in support of student scholarships.

Posted February 7, 2014