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A therapy pony named Buggs is scheduled to undergo surgery at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center in April to treat a painful eye disorder in horses, equine recurrent uveitis. Dr. Anne Gemensky-Metzler, an ophthalmologist in the Veterinary Medical Center will perform the surgery as part of a clinical research trial. The surgery will involve putting an implant in the pony’s eye that will continually release medication to control inflammation and potentially limit some of the complications seen with this eye disorder. This story aired on 10TV News on Friday March 23.
Dr. Thomas Rosol, professor in the Department of Veterinary Biosciences, had his metastasis research program highlighted in the Winter 2012 issue of CCC Frontiers magazine.
Dr. Alicia L. Bertone, professor and Director of the Comparative Orthopedic Research Laboratory at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine co-authored a new study that shows evidence that platelet therapy can provide relief for dogs with osteoarthritis.
"This study is the first to provide evidence in support of platelet therapy for canine osteoarthritis,” said Dr. Alicia L. Bertone, senior author of the study.
The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine was one of the first colleges in the country to offer a pet loss support line. This service offered counseling to those who were grieving the loss of a pet. This service is now duplicated at many other universities, as well as private agencies. As a result, the number of clients utilizing our service has decreased over the last several years. An increase in education about pet loss, as well as new available resources, has also led to a decreased need for this service.
Dr. Lonnie King, dean of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, was recently awarded the 2012 AAVMC Senator John Melcher, DVM Leadership in Public Policy Award from the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC). The award will be presented March 10 at the AAVMC’s Annual Conference in Alexandria, Va.
(Columbus, OH) - Dr. Liesa Rihl Stone, a veterinarian and passionate advocate for the veterinary profession, has accepted the position of Chief Advancement Officer for the College of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State.
Recently Jack Hanna visited the Veterinary Medical Center's Galbreath Equine Center for a segment on Jack Hanna’s
Please be advised that the administrative offices of the College of Veterinary Medicine will be closed the following days in observance of the holidays:
Monday, December 26
Tuesday, December 27
Monday, January 2
The Veterinary Medical Center will remain open for emergencies. When possible, please contact the clinic (614-292-3551) to let us know you are on your way, so we can be prepared for your arrival. Walk-ins are also welcome.
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A new book, “Your Home, Their Territory,” offers cat lovers 10 simple steps to achieve a more enriched and comfortable living environment for cats. This short and concise book is a crucial tool to understanding key cat behaviors with simple steps that can help eliminate unwanted behaviors, while enriching your cat’s life. Cats have their own personalities and understanding feline behaviors can lead to a better life for you and your pets.
Dr. Linda Lord, associate professor in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, started as the new Associate Dean of Student Affairs in July. Her position plays a key role in the support, advocacy, recruitment, admissions, counseling, and scholarship management for our veterinary students. Dr. Lord is also the current president of the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA).