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New dog walking area includes Michigan fire hydrant

The new dog-walking area that was built as part of Phase 1 of the Enhancement and Expansion project at the Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) is ready and includes a special fire hydrant for the dogs that prefer to "relieve themselves" on a familiar outdoor object. The design is a delight to Ohio State football fans, who enjoy all references to The Rivaly with "that team up north," and features a maize and blue color scheme.

Alumni volunteers participate in spay and neuter clinic in Ecuador

Left to right: Dr. Dave Kovalik, Dr. Ann Bittaker (Ryer), Dr. Joe Zulty, Dr. Glenn YovinoThis past fall a team of 14 U.S. veterinarians, technicians, students and assistants traveled to Ibarra, Ecuador, to volunteer in a week-long spay/neuter clinic.

Horse owners: Information regarding equine herpes virus

There have been three confirmed cases of Equine Herpes Virus: one in Michigan and two in Ohio. The Ohio farm is in Muskingum County, and it has been placed under quarantine by the Ohio Department of Agriculture. One of the ill horses has been euthanized and the other is responding to treatment. None of the other horses on the farm are currently symptomatic. Horse owners are reminded that the virus is treatable in its early stages and is highly contagious. The earliest warning symptom is fever.

Dachshund now healthy after losing 44 pounds

Dennis the dachshund in 2013Brooke Burton discovered Dennis, a 6-year-old miniature dachshund, in 2013. Dennis had been in the care of Burton's relative, who had been over-feeding the dog with an extremely unhealthy mix of human foods, leaving Dennis at a shocking 56 pounds. He could barely walk. 

Students on a roll for a good cause

Third-year veterinary students and roller-blade enthusiasts Chelsea Weber and Jessica Christine are rollerbladed from Columbus to Cincinnati over spring break. 

Ohio State veterinary students volunteer to do wellness exams for Oath in Action

In continuation of Oath in Action, an opportunity to reach out and connect to the animal loving public outside of the veterinary clinic, local veterinarians and Ohio State veterinary students volunteered in early March to visit clients of LifeCare Alliance to perform general wellness examinations on their four-legged family members at their homes.

College seeks applicants and nominations for dean

An Invitation to Apply for the Position of Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University

Education. Discovery. Service.
Creating a healthy and sustainable world for animals and people.
Healthy animals – Healthy people

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Dr. Rustin Moore inducted into WVU Academy of Distinguished Alumni

Dr. Rustin Moore giving acceptance remarksFour alumni from West Virginia University, including associate executive dean at Ohio State's College of Veterinary Medicine and executive director of Veterinary Medical Center Dr.

Canine cancer, clinical trials discussed at TEDxOhioStateUniversity by Dr. Cheryl London

Dr. Cheryl LondonThirteen diverse speakers from The Ohio State University gave talks surrounding "The Human Narrative" on Feb.