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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.
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
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!
Dr. Alicia Bertone’s research group is conducting several orthopedic studies to help horses heal faster after surgery and in their recovery from injuries. Her
Ethiopia has been buzzing around Ohio State's campus through different news stories featuring our own professors. Dr. Gebreyes, director of Global Health programs at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, is one of the professors and is featured in an OnCampus news article about Ethiopia. This article focuses on what students learned from being involved in the Ohio State's One Health Summer Institute in Ethiopia last July. There are many challenges in Ethiopia that must be faced and among them are rabies and the infrastructure within the country.
Thanks to The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, a feline leukemia vaccine was commercially developed in 1984. The Columbus Dispatch wrote an article featuring this breakthrough to help celebrate the bicentennial of Columbus. Click here to read more.
Dr. Lonnie King, dean and Ruth Stanton Chair of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State has published an op-ed piece in Huffington Post called "The Age of Contagion." Emerging infectious diseases are typcially zoonotic - starting in an animal population and moving to people. This threat to public health must be met with new methods of research for detection, prevention, and cures.
For Broad University Messaging (websites have not been updated as of yet, but will by this weekend)
Major Road Closures on 11/10 for Ohio State Four Miler Event - Plan for Significant Traffic, Parking, CABS Impacts
Veterinarians and pet owners are being asked to contact the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to assist with an on-going investigation into suspected contamination of jerky treats. The story on their website "Why are jerky treats making pets sick?" references an investigation that started in 2007, when reports first began to surface linking symptoms of illness to consumption of jerky treats, some of which were manufactured in China.