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Antibiotic resistance working group formed at Ohio State
In May, a lab mix puppy named Zelda was brought to Rascal Animal Hospital and Emergency Care with two broken legs. Veterinary staff at the hospital suspect that Zelda was abused by her previous owners, as they were forced to bring her in after reports of a dog with severe injuries.
The story of Quasimodo, a 3-year-old dog, shows the profound compassion that humans can have for companion animals.
Several strains of avian influenza virus are spreading across the U.S., affecting commercial and backyard poultry flocks. To reduce its reach, Ohio poultry veterinarians are advising poultry owners to strengthen their biosecurity practices and look out for signs of the virus in case it appears in the state.
We are sharing sad news this morning about the death of an alumnus, Dr. Austin T. Ayars.
In Ohio, firefighters and emergency medical techinicians are not authorized to provide stabilizing care to animals in emergency situations without first consulting a veterinarian, and one lawmaker is seeking to change that.
The 26 students participating in the Veterinary Scholar Summer Research Program, managed by the Office of Research and Graduate Studies, and have already started working on research projects that range from the health of animals to the safety of food products, to understanding the basic mechanisms of disease.