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The Honoring the Bond program at the Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center supports pet owners during emotionally difficult times. People faced with the critical illness of a beloved pet need to be able to discuss all the options available to make decisions focused on what is best for their animal and themselves, and the Honoring the Bond Program offers the support they need during this process. This program is funded in part through the generosity of Schoedinger Funeral Services, and primarily by the private donations of kind, concerned pet owners.

Event raises funds to help cure cancer

Dark brindles, blues, light red fawns, and white and brindle ticks were but a small sample of coats seen at Greyhounds ROCK. The retired racers that recently gathered for a long weekend to support canine cancer research represented nearly all of the 18 officially-recognized Greyhound colors.

The 5th annual Greyhounds Rock symposium held at Fredericksburg Hospitality House and Conference Center the last weekend of October attracted more than 100 participants.

Dean leads research efforts in infectious diseases program

Lonnie J. King, dean and Ruth Stanton Chair of Veterinary Medicine, recently accepted the appointment to be the lead dean for the Public Health Preparedness for Infectious Diseases (PHPID) program at The Ohio State University.

Honoring the Human-Animal Bond featured in publication

On a Saturday in June 2010, 130 people gathered quietly on the campus of The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center, each grieving the loss of a companion animal. They shared experiences and listened as veterinary residents and staff discussed the importance of acknowledging and honoring the human-animal bond.

Temple Grandin headlines Animal Welfare Symposium

Temple Grandin, whose life struggles and accomplishments were featured in the 2010 HBO movie of the same name, is the featured keynote speaker at the second annual Animal Welfare Symposium, November 30, at The Ohio State University Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Dr., 43210.

Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center’s Hospital for Companion Animals receives AAHA accreditation

The faculty and staff of the Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center's Hospital for Companion Animals are honored to have again received accreditation from the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).

AAHA accreditation follows a comprehensive evaluation of the hospital's facility, medical equipment, practice methods and pet health care management. Only 15 percent of all small animal veterinary practices in the U.S. have received such an honor.

NAVMEC Update - Dr. Jan Krehbiel

Dr. Jan Krehbiel visited our college on Thursday, October 28, 2010 to update the college on the efforts of the North American Veterinary Medical Education Consotriuim.

Topics included:

Veterinary Medicine featured on Big 10 Network show

The television program “O-H-I-O” airs on the Big 10 Network and features stories about Ohio State that are not related to sports. Episode 110 includes a segment called “Dogs teach us about cancer” and features interviews with Drs. Lonnie King, Cheryl London, Michael Lairmore and Stacey Fossey. The full episode airs next Tuesday, October 26 at noon. Individual segments are available now on The Ohio State University WATCH Channel on YouTube.

Greyhound Health and Wellness Program featured in The Lantern

Dr. Guillermo Couto is doing amazing things with greyhounds at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Read the full story in the OSU Lantern.

Visit the Greyhound Health and Wellness Program website.

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Dr. Michael Lairmore named to Institute of Medicine

Dr. Michael LairmoreCOLUMBUS, Ohio – A noted virologist, cancer researcher and veterinarian has been named to the national Institute of Medicine, one of the highest honors awarded to scientists in the biomedical fields.