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Dogs needed for new clinical trials

Dogs neededThe Clinical Trials Office in the Veterinary Medical Center provides the latest therapies for eligible client-owned animals. It is one of the largest veterinary clinical trials offices in the country. Many studies provide reimbursement for costs of medically necessary procedures.

Currently, new studies are enrolling dogs that have been diagnosed with:

Dr. Kat Ham's reconstructive surgery on animals featured in "The New York Times"

Reconstructive surgery is not just for humans nowadays, it is also for our companion animals. The New York Times released a story on JanuaryReconstructive surgery from a skunk attack 13, “Rebuilding Our Badly Broken Pets,” that featured Dr.

Ohio State veterinarian featured in story about degenerative myelopathy

Dr. Sarah Moore, assistant professor of neurology and neurosurgery, was featured in the article "New Foundation Seeks to Raise Awareness aboutDr. Moore Degenerative Myelopathy," in Today's Veterinary News. Dr. Moore explains in this article that there are hurdles for owners of pets that have degenerative myelopathy (DM).

Record-setting cold for the start of Spring Semester

Weather forecasters are calling for a morning temperature of 11 degrees on Monday, January 6, falling to 5 below zero during the day. Wind chill from Monday night to Tuesday morning could be as low as 30 below zero. These are dangerously cold temperatures that include a risk of frostbite in 10 to 30 minutes for exposed skin. Everyone is reminded to dress appropriately and especially to protect your hands and face. Pets need to be brought indoors!

Honoring the Bond coordinator presents social work CE session

Joelle Nielsen, program coordinator for the Honoring the Bond program in the Veterinary Medical Center, will present a continuing education workshop forJoelle Nielsen social workers on January 30, 2014 in the College of Social Work. The session, “Veterinary Social work: The human-animal bond and the practice of social work,” provides three hours of continuing education credit for social workers.

Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center achieves AAHA Accreditation

The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) has achieved the highest level of veterinary excellence at both locations following a thorough evaluation by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). The VMC-Columbus, located at 601 Vernon Tharp St., and the VMC-Dublin, located at 5020 Bradenton Ave., have both earned AAHA accreditation. The VMC-Columbus has now been continuously accredited since 1975 (38 years), and the VMC-Dublin achieved this important status after being open for just six months.

Holiday pet food drive!

Now through December 23, The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center at Dublin is holding a holiday pet food drive. All items collected will go to the Capital Area Humane Society. You can help us help pets in need! Plus, when you drop off your donation, stay for a quick tour of the clinic.

Who – Anyone can donate

What – dog food and cat food drive

Where – Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center at Dublin, 5020 Bradenton Ave. Dublin, OH 43017

When – Now until December 23

Why – Give to a good cause this holiday season

Veterinary Medical Center offers new benefit to Ohio State employees

For the first time, The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) will offer faculty and staff a 10 percent discount on veterinary services. A valid Buck ID must be presented at the time of service in order to receive the discount. 

Carols, Cookies & Canned Goods

The College of Veterinary Medicine choir or they are better known as “The Hoof Beats,” invites you to join them while they bring in the holiday season by song. This event will be held on Monday, December 2, where cookies and punch will be provided. They are suggesting donations of canned goods that will go to support the Mid-Ohio Food Bank.

Who – EVERYONE is invited

What – Carols, Cookies & Canned Goods

Where – Veterinary Medical Academic Building in the Hummel Grand Lounge, 1900 Coffey Rd. Columbus, OH 43210

Holiday open house at the Dublin Vet Medical Center

The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center at Dublin announces their Holiday Open House for education, information, refreshments and edible delights. It will be the kick off for their holiday pet food drive December 1 through December 23. All items collected will go to the Capital Area Humane Society.

Who – EVERYONE is invited

What – Holiday Open House

Where – OSU VMC at Dublin, 5020 Bradenton Ave. Dublin, OH 43017

When – Sunday, December 1, from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m.

Why – For fun!